At 03:08 AM 1/25/99 -0800, you wrote:
From: "william graham" <wmgraham(a)adam.com.au>
Subject: Re: Night watch men LANCS
I dont know if its quite what you wanted but we used to call them "Cocky
watchmen" .No idea why !!!
Because they used to be there until the cock crowed at dawn.
>Can anyone fill me in??? what was the name of people who went around
>keeping lights lit..im not talking about the Lamplighters, Im talking about
>say roadwork constructions, and they built little shacks with a tarp and
>always had a fire going, whoever was on duty, would have to keep the red
>lamps lit so no one would fall, it was a vocation.....for a relative,
>appreciate the help!
Regards - David Lyle - Australia
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