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SIGNAL MAINTAINER'S KEY

Item # 11445

Cast brass signal maintainer's key with both hex and triangle receivers for both styles of Raco type locks. No markings at all. Owner states it could be from the Louisville & Nashville Railroad but no way to pin it there. Most likely made by Safetran in Louisville. These are still hard to find and desirable.

 

PRICE: ON HOLD

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PITTSBURGH & LAKE ERIE RAILROAD

Item # 11444

Beautiful tapered ringed barrel P&LERR key. No makers mark but nice serial number on the reverse and great pocket wear and patina.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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LEHIGH VALLEY RAILROAD

Item # 11443

These LVRR keys are almost as hard to find as the locks they go to. This beautiful tapered ringed barrel key is stamped LVRR and SS on the front with the serial number and G.W. NOCK PHILAD. with serial number on the back. Very nice pocket wear and fully legible details. Don't miss this one as these don't turn up every day.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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ATCHISON TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILWAY

Item # 11442

This Santa Fe key saw light use. AT&SFRY S stamped on the front. Adlake with serial number stamped on the reverse. Ready to use or display

PRICE: $25.00

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE & PUGET SOUND RAILWAY

Item # 11418

None finer! This CM&PS key is absolutely mint condition with the deepest stamping we've seen in years. Full legible loffelholtz hallmark on the reverse. This key is pretty unbelievable. 10 out of 10.

PRICE: $265.00

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GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 11420

Loffelholtz marked small US MAIL CAR key from the GN. Nice serif lettering fully legible on both sides. Excellent early example with nice pocket wear. Tough to get a hold of these.

PRICE: $260.00

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INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY

Item # 11421

This pre-1900 key from the Intercolonial is in great condition, nice ringed barrel with perfect patina and pocket wear.

PRICE: ON HOLD

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MONTANA RAIL LINK

Item # 11423

MRL stamped in little letters on this Keline key. Manufactured in the late 80's, these are modern keys, but have largely disappeared from the landscape and are difficult to find these days. The last of the hollow barrel switch keys, ending over 140 years of this style of key use in railroading.

PRICE: $30.00

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SAN FRANCISCO - OAKLAND TERMINAL RAILWAY

Item # 11426

Large serif lettering on this very early SF-OT key. Wonderful patina on this key. Has serial number 112 on the back. No makers mark. This is one of the earliest examples from this Bay Area electric. Just a beautiful example.

PRICE: $135.00

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PORTLAND SACO & PORTSMOUTH RAILROAD

Item # 11031

The PS&PRR inaugurated rail service in the city of Portland, ME in the year 1842. This T. Slaight hallmarked key is not quite that old but probably dates from the 1870's and is in super condition with nice lettering, patina and pocket wear. Ready to display.

PRICE: $105.00

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EUROPEA & NORTH AMERICAN RAILROAD

Item # 11021

Really early and hard to find car key well marked in serif letters. Nice smooth tapered barrel key from the late 60's or early 1870's. Super nice and seldom offered.

PRICE: $125.00

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SEATTLE LAKE SHORE & EASTERN RAILROAD

Item # 11428

Hardware from the SLS&E is nearly non-existent despite the size and longevity of this Seattle area railroad. A few known switch keys and only 2 known car keys as well as baggage tags and a few locks are about all that have surfaced over the years. This is one of the two known car keys and dates from the 1890's. Beautifully marked in serif lettering on the front and serial number on the back. Nice ringed and tapered barrel. Just an outstanding example.

PRICE: $435.00

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11433

Marked UP on the front and UPRR partially remains on the back of this Roadway & Bridge cut key. Gorgeous patina showing no excessive wear. Great example.

PRICE: $45.00

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WASHINGTON BALTIMORE & ANAPOLIS ELECTRIC RAILROAD

Item # 11435

Seldom offered key from one of the earlier electric lines around our Nation's capital. Marked WB&AERR on the front, and A&W oval with serial number 1105 on the back. This switch key has great patina and pocket wear and is in excellent condition. The railroad existed from about 1902-1935, the heyday of the electric interurban era in America. Don't miss this great offering.

PRICE: $145.00

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OREGON SHORT LINE

Item # 11298

OSL CS-2 on the front of this A&W oval logo key. Uncommon to find one with this little wear. Just a great key up and down.

PRICE: $65.00

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TOLEDO TERMINAL RAILROAD

Item # 11295

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

PRICE: $25.00

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE & St. PAUL RAILWAY

Item # 11258

This is one of the earlier M&StP/ Wisconsin Central switch cuts. Just a great marking and very hard to find as most of these early keys were worn to death. The markings on this key are way above average and beautiful fully defined ring on the tapered barrel. Sure to please.

PRICE: $225.00

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DULUTH & IRON RANGE RAILROAD

Item # 11256

Beautifully marked A&W oval switch key. D&IRRR on the front and serial number and A&W oval on the back. Just a beautiful example of a hard to find switch key.

PRICE: $205.00

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11210

UPRR in serif letters on this circa 1880's tapered barrel key. Has great eye appeal with balanced markings and a nice deep serial number stamped on the back.

PRICE: $245.00

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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11208

Great pre-1900 tapered barrel key from the Canadian Pacific. Union Brass manufactured this key. Has serial number on the reverse. Beautiful example.

PRICE: $100.00

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GRAND RAPIDS & INDIANA RAILROAD

Item # 11202

Beautifully stamped A&W oval hallmarked key. GR&IRR on the front and C for "car" on the reverse along with the oval A&W logo. Such a great key and hard to find this nice.

PRICE: $155.00

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PERE MARQUETTE RAILROAD

Item # 11197

PMRR on the front of this early A&W oval logo key. 5581 deeply stamped in the back with the hallmark. Smooth and great patina. Sure to please and harder to find.

PRICE: $70.00

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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: $145.00

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CINCINNATI SANDUSKY & CLEVELAND RAILROAD

Item # 11071

Dark brown patina on this beautiful serif letter key made by T. Slaight of Newark, NJ. Just a super example from a rare early Ohio road.

PRICE: $185.00

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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: $275.00

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OHIO PUBLIC SERVICE

Item # 10931

This key is marked front and back with O.P.S. which was an interurban line in the 20's and 30's. Seldom seen key.

PRICE: $30.00

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St. LOUIS & SAN FRANCISCO RAILWAY

Item # 10685

Early Frisco key deeply marked ST L & SF RY on the front with the early A&W hex logo on the back. Nice brass key with good pocket wear, smooth and nice medium patina. Nice uncommon A&W hex logo key.

PRICE: $50.00

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 10805

SP CS-47 is the Repair Track keying. This is a nice key with good markings and no excessive wear. Slight casting flaw on the right hand side, otherwise really nice and a harder key to find marked with the CS designation.

 

PRICE: $75.00

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JERSEY SHORE PINE CREEK & BUFFALO RAILROAD

Item # 10614

Ever heard of this one? I hadn't until this nice W. Bohannon ringed barrel key from the 1880's showed up. Nice serif lettering on the front, makers mark almost worn off, but visible. The owner of the key was J. H. TAYLOR as he center punched his name on the back side of the key. Nice personalization that didn't ruin the display characteristics of this rare early key.

 

PRICE: $250.00

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CHICAGO & WESTERN INDIANA RAILROAD

Item # 10278

Union Brass manufactured tapered barrel switch key from the 1880's. Deeply struck markings and no excessive wear, this key is near perfect condition. Harder to find this nice.

 

PRICE: $100.00

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