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FEATURED KEYS FOR SALE

 


 

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

 


 

TOLEDO TERMINAL RAILROAD

Item # 11295

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

PRICE: $25.00

 


 

WESTERN PAICIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11293

Standard issue switch key from the 1930's era. Has Adlake curved hallmark on the back with serial number. Great pocket wear and patina, no problems key.

PRICE: $40.00

 


 

WESTERN PACIFIC RAILWAY

Item # 11292

Here's one you don't see that often. A&W hex logo on the back of a WP key. Not sure why this early logo appears on this key but definitely real and a variant that is really hard to find. Nice deep serial number on the back as well.

PRICE: $60.00

 


 

TEXAS & PACIFIC RAILWAY

Item # 11289

Nice T&PRY marked Adlake key. Serial number on reverse with Adlake marking. Circa 1950's. Great key.

PRICE: $45.00

 


 

UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11288

Great key with great patina. UP stamped on the front with Adlake marked on the back.

PRICE: $30.00

 


 

SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND TERMINAL RY.

Item # 11265

One of the hardest Bay Area keys to find. This Adlake switch key has perfect lettering and great pocket wear. Stamped with the railroad's nickname "KEY SYSTEM" which is very seldom seen.

PRICE: $255.00

 


 

St. PAUL & DULUTH RAILROAD

Item # 11264

A&W Hex logo key from the 1890's. Deeply marked lettering and nice pocket wear on this early and rare switch key. The line was taken over by the Northern Pacific right around the turn of the century. Don't miss this opportunity.

PRICE: $265.00

 


 

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: $245.00

 


 

CHICAGO ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11257

Deep beautiful letters on this hard to find key. The HAND CAR designation is semi-unique to the CRI&P and this key is in super condition. No issues, ready for display.

PRICE: $135.00

 


 

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

 


 

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

 


 

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

 


 

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

 


 

OREGON WASHINGTON RAILROAD & NAVIGATION COMPANY

Item # 11199

A&W oval logo on the back of this key marked OWRR&NCO. A few tops of letters are worn but the key is fully legible.

PRICE: $45.00

 


 

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

 


 

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

 


 

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

 


 

MONTANA RAIL LINK

Item # 11089

Montana Rail Link contemporary key from the 1990's yet illusive for the collector. This serial numbered key has the Great Northern switch key cut and is made by Keline and nearly unused condition.

PRICE: $30.00

 


 

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

 


 

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: $195.00

 


 

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: $130.00

 


 

UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11010

UP in serif letters on this steel special purpose key. Hard to find these little keys.

PRICE: $85.00

 


 

 

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

 


 

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

 


 

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

 


 

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: $290.00

 


 

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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