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CABOOSE KEY

Item # 11889

This unmarked steel caboose key is the Northern Pacific keying. Nice example with no issues.

PRICE: $16.00

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UNION PACIFIC

Item # 11888

Nice early caboose key marked U.P. on the front with no hallmark on the reverse. Looks to be of Adlake origin but not marked as such. Nice key.

PRICE: Sale Pending

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SPOKANE PORTLAND & SEATTLE RAILWAY

Item # 11887

This is a very tough key to come by. This engine cab key is marked SP&S on the front and ADLAKE on the reverse. Steel key in great condition. These don't come along very often.

PRICE: Sale Pending

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KELINE CABOOSE KEY

Item # 11886

Nice cast bronze alloy caboose key with KELINE in raised lettering. Nearly unused and in excellent condition.

PRICE: $16.00

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CABOOSE KEY

Item # 11885

Loffelholtz & Co stamped hallmark on this otherwise unmarked example of an early caboose or coach key. Nice, no excessive wear, great example.

PRICE: $16.00

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BURLINGTON NORTHERN INC.

Item # 11884

BNINC stamped on this polished Adlake caboose key. I don't recognize the keying on this one, could be Frisco or one of the other predecessors to the road. Very nice condition and ready to display.

PRICE: $18.00

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MISSOURI KANSAS & TEXAS

Item # 11883

MK&T in serif letters on this unmistakable enormous barrel switch key. Nice markings and patina. No manufacturers mark but an excellent original example ready to display.

PRICE: $35.00

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WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11882

WPRR on the front with the ADLAKE curved logo on the reverse. These earlier WP keys are getting hard to find and this has nice markings with good pocket wear and patina. No issues, a great looking key.

PRICE: Sale Pending

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OREGON SHORT LINE

Item # 11881

OSL on the front of this nearly unused standard switch key with A&W oval logo, serial number and S on reverse. They don't come out of the box better than this one. Very hard to find a nearly unused example. Fits and operates all the varieties of switch locks flawlessly. Don't miss this example of uncommon quality.

PRICE: $75.00

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 11880

SPCo on the front with A&W oval on the reverse. This is the "72" key cut for the Southern Pacific, but not marked as such on the key. Super deep markings and nice smooth surface. Excellent example.

PRICE: $75.00

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LAKE STREET ELEVATED RAILWAY

Item # 11879

Tough to find Chicago area L train key. This early independent 8 mile line became part of the L in the early 1900's after being incorporated in 1893. This key would probably be from that pre-1900 era. A&W hex logo and nice deep marking on the front characterizes this difficult to obtain piece. Nice smooth pocket wear and overall very eye appealing key.

PRICE: Sale Pending

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 11878

Large wedge hilt early Southern Pacific switch key. This 1880-1890's version switch key was made in the Sacramento shops of the Southern Pacific and has nice markings S.P. at the top. Very early first generation SP key.

PRICE: $75.00

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 11877

SPCO and serial number 1630 on the front with SPECIAL and the A&W oval logo on the reverse. This is the early CS-44 version although not marked with the CS number. Very nicely marked with smooth surface and great patina.

PRICE: $40.00

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SAN PEDRO LOS ANGELES & SALT LAKE RAILROAD

Item # 11876

SPLA&SLRR all around the front side of this A&W oval hallmarked switch key. They don't get a lot better than this one and examples from this road are few and far between. No excessive wear, great pocket wear and nice patina. Sure to please.

PRICE: Sale Pending

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TONOPAH & GOLDFIELD RAILROAD

Item # 11875

One of the hardest Nevada road keys to find. This early and well-loved example is worn but legible. T&GRR in large serifs on the front and the #364 on the reverse. There are many questionable examples floating around the market place today, this one guaranteed original and at a price within reach compared to other recent sales. Don't miss this opportunity.

PRICE: $295.00

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 11874

SPCo FREIGHT key. This brass car cut key is very difficult to find and this one is in excellent condition with nice rich patina and smooth pocket wear. Very nice example.

PRICE: $275.00

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CENTRAL INDIANA RAILWAY

Item # 11854

Hard to find Indiana short line key. Nicely marked CIRY on the front and hardly used but has some nice pocket wear and patina. Ready to enjoy.

PRICE: $85.00

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NEW YORK PENNSYLVANIA & OHIO RAILROAD

Item # 11853

Early single ringed Bohannon switch key nicely marked NYP&ORR on the front and evidence of the Bohannon hallmark on the back along with S for switch. A little extra end wear shows in the photos as an angled end to the barrel. Nice patina and harder to find. Great match if you have the fancy back lock to go with.

PRICE: $120.00

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SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND TERMINAL RAILWAY

Item # 11832

Nice early early version key for this road. Marked SF-OT RY with a 476 serial number on the reverse. Rich patina and very smooth key with nice markings. Has to date to the beginnings of the road. Excellent and missing from a lot of advanced collections.

PRICE: $110.00

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RICHMOND & DANVILLE RAILROAD

Item # 11831

Really early Bohannon hallmarked ring barrel key marked R&DRR on the front and S on the reverse with the hallmark. Some dark patina and slight corrosion but a really solid key with great markings and a hard one to find from this early road.

PRICE: $200.00

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OREGON RAILWAY & NAVIGATION CO.

Item # 11826

Just super deep bold lettering OR&NCO on the front of this A&W hex hallmarked key. S on the reverse for switch. Really nice 1890's standard switch key from this early Pacific Northwest road.

PRICE: $100.00

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NEW YORK CENTRAL SYSTEM

Item # 11825

Beautiful dark patina on this key marked NYCS on the front and TH on the reverse for Tool House. Just an excellent all around harder to find key for a great price.

PRICE: $45.00

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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY

Item # 11824

Nice later and pocket worn standard switch key from the Northern Pacific. Appears to have a shop stamped number on the back which is uncommon for the road. Adlake hallmark is present. Nice key with good markings.

PRICE: $23.00

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MISSOURI KANSAS & TEXAS RAILWAY

Item # 11822

Early tapered or choke barrel key marked MK&TRY on the front and serialized with a number on the back. Beautiful key.

PRICE: $50.00

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INDIANA NORTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 11819

INRY on the front of this standard Adlake 1940-50's vintage switch key. Not hallmarked on the reverse. Excellent condition ready to display. Probably not a lot of these keys around as the line was about 20 miles long.

PRICE: $90.00

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COLORADO & SOUTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 11813

C&SRy marked on this later Adlake hallmarked key. Very nice condition with fully legible marking. Good pocket wear and patina.

PRICE: $75.00

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BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD

Item # 11799

Super deep large serif letters on this standard switch cut for the B&O. No hallmark but a large serial number on the reverse. No excessive wear, impressive marking.

PRICE: $40.00

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GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY LINE

Item # 11796

Nice early Bohannon key marked GNRyL on the front in serif lettering and S on the reverse. Marking is legible but worn. Hallmark barely visible on the reverse. Hard to find these "L" marked keys.

PRICE: $165.00

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COACH LIGHT KEY

Item # 11795

Brass gas light or coach key marked PINTSCH with cast faint 46 and a stamped E.S. on the reverse side.

PRICE: $20.00

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DENVER & RIO GRANDE RAILROAD

Item # 11794

This is a beautiful A&W oval hallmarked Rio Grande key. Marked D&RG HR but meant to be "RR". Full definition on all lettering, serial number and hallmark. No excessive wear, nice pocket smoothness and a great patina. Not very many better than this.

PRICE: $100.00

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DENVER & RIO GRANDE RAILROAD

Item # 11793

D&RG in nice serif lettering on this standard brass switch cut key. Appears to be an un hallmarked Slaymaker key from turn of the century. Very nice, no issues, ready to display.

PRICE: $125.00

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ATCHISON TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILROAD

Item # 11790

AT&SFRR on the front of this tapered and ringed barrel special purpose key. This key is from the Slaymaker Berry number series keys and is numbered 1 on the reverse. SB&CO hallmark is worn off. Nice early key.

PRICE: $250.00

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PITTSBURGH CINCINNATI CHICAGO & St. LOUIS

Item # 11757

Beautiful earlier PCC&StL key with the Pan Handle marking. No mfgr shown but nice early serif lettering and great pocket wear.

PRICE: $75.00

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OREGON WASHINGTON RAILROAD & NAVIGATION CO.

Item # 11756

Nice earlier key from the OWRR&N. A little harder to find with the "NAV" marking. This one has nice pocket wear from long service on the road.

PRICE: $105.00

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MILWAUKEE & PRAIRIE Du CHIEN RAILWAY

Item # 11755

Early Loffelholtz and Prier key with ornate serif lettering. Beautiful machined barrel key with no excessive wear. Hard to find these in good condition with full letter definition as this one has. Great key from the pioneer days of Wisconsin.

PRICE: $275.00

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ANN ARBOR RAILROAD

Item # 11752

Nice early and hard to find. This A&W hallmarked key is deeply stamped AA RR on the front with serial number on reverse. Great key in great condition, hard to find.

PRICE: $80.00

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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY

Item # 11729

NPRY on the front of this Adlake hallmarked key. Just a great example of the standard Northern Pacific switch key carried from the 1940's to 70's.

PRICE: $27.00

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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY

Item # 11730

A 1960's issue Northern Pacific switch key. Has adlake hallmark on the back and NP in deep lettering on the front. Ready to use or display

PRICE: $25.00

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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILROAD

Item # 11737

Either Canadian National or Canadian Northern Railroad. This earlier key is marked in a reverse arc on the top of the hilt "CNR" with the S in the 9 o'clock position on the front. No makers mark on the back. The cut is not the regular switch cut for the National so not sure if this is special purpose or from "the Northern" Great key.

PRICE: $23.00

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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY

Item # 11738

Earlier Canadian Pacific Railway key with no makers mark. CPR on the front in deep serif letters and S on reverse. Nice early key.

PRICE: $23.00

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LEHIGH VALLEY RAILROAD

Item # 11742

LVRR stamped in serif letters on the front of this Slaymaker brass switch key. Nicely marked and no excessive wear. Great example.

PRICE: $28.00

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CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN RAILWAY

Item # 11745

Nice earlier Adlake switch key well marked C&NW on the front and Adlake on the reverse. No excessive wear, great key

PRICE: $27.00

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NICKEL PLATE RAILROAD

Item # 11746

NKP on the front of this standard Adlake switch cut key. Nice serif serial number on the reverse. Great key from a popular road

PRICE: $38.00

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GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 11747

Super early and hard to find variation of the GN switch key. Small serif lettering on this Slaymaker Berry style key. GNRy with lower case y and S on the reverse. You won't find any better example of this style. Definitely a pre-1900 key.

PRICE: $95.00

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ROME WATERTOWN & OGDENSBURG RAILROAD

Item # 11704

Very early brass tapered barrel ringed switch key, possibly from T. Slaight although not hallmarked. The key is instead double marked with railroad initials on both sides. A seriously nice key and very early.

PRICE: $215.00

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DULUTH MISSABE & IRON RANGE RAILWAY

Item # 11691

This Adlake "iron range" key is in beautiful condition with nice wear and patina. Well marked and ready to display.

PRICE: $75.00

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DELEWARE LACKAWANA & WESTERN

Item # 11690

Nicely marked DL&W in serif lettering with Fraim hallmarked on the back overstamped with serial number. This key also has a T (telegraph?) stamped at the 8 o'clock position. Excellent example.

PRICE: $26.00

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CHICAGO & EASTERN ILLINOIS RAILROAD

Item # 11681

Beautifully marked in serif lettering C&EIRR S on the front. Serial number but no manufacturer hallmark but a beautiful early switch key. Has an unexplained hole drilled at the 6 o'clock position but has no affect on fit or function in a lock.

PRICE: $70.00

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MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11643

MO PAC RR in serif lettering on the front of this F-S Hardware key. Nice hallmark and serial number on the reverse. No issues with this ready to display key.

PRICE: $23.00

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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11623

CPR marked on this special purpose cut brass key. No manufacturer mark on this one. We don't recognize the cut on this one but you CP collectors probably will. One suggestion has been that the #6 keys opened the track-side telegraph box locks. End barrel wear and a small ding in the barrel are the only things of note. A nice early version key in good shape.

PRICE: $28.00

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ATCHISON TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILROAD

Item # 11603

Circa 1880's Bohannon key with beautiful serif markings AT&SFRR on the front and S on the back. Nice ring barrel standard switch key with perfect pocket wear and patina. Seldom seen variation from an uncommon maker from this road. Don't miss this opportunity.

PRICE: $145.00

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CLEVELAND CINCINNATI CHICAGO & St. LOUIS RAILROAD

Item # 11595

Beautiful deeply marked key with awesome pocket wear and patina. A&W oval logo and serial number on back. No excessive wear. Very nice.

PRICE: $28.00

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ATCHISON TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILWAY

Item # 11511

Nice serif lettering on this earlier Slaymaker standard switch key. AT&SFRY S deeply stamped in front with serial number on the back. No makers hallmark but unmistakably Slaymaker.

PRICE: $38.00

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TOLEDO TERMINAL RAILROAD

Item # 11295

TTRR on this later Adlake key. Nice key showing little use.

PRICE: $17.00

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BUFFALO & LAKE ERIE TRACTION CO.

Item # 11134

The B&LETCo got its start in 1906 through the consolidation of several area lines. It lasted until around mid-1924 when it was reorganized as the Buffalo & Erie Railway and finally ceased all operations in height of the depression in 1932. This hard to find key is in excellent condition with good marking and A&W oval hallmark on the reverse.

PRICE: $100.00

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NEW YORK CHICAGO & St. LOUIS RAILWAY

Item # 11075

One of the nicest NYC&StL keys we've ever had. Just a great pocket wear, smooth and blemish free. Deep serif letters on this tapered barrel Union Brass key. Not many out there finer than this one.

PRICE: $165.00

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