Pit lighting fixture manufactured by Benjamin Electric Manufacturing Company. This fixture was used in the maintenance pit of a train repair facility to light the underside of a train car or engine.
Inside of the heavy, cast, body of this light is a trough shaped reflector that allows maximum light output. A refractory, heat-resistant, square glass cover concentrates and projects light in a specific direction. The metal cage over the glass ensures this fixture will stand up to severe conditions.
They have been stored outside and show rust, some have cracked glass.
This light was salvaged from a locomotive repair and maintenance facility in Clifton Forge, Virginia, featured in season 8 episode 11 of the DiY Network show "Salvage Dawgs". Ask us for current quantities available! 8.5"H x 7.625"L x 14.5"W, 16 lbs.