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FEATURED KEYS FOR SALE

 


 

UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11760

UPRR SIGNAL marked on one side and CS-61 on the other. You often find UPRR CS-61 locks around. They hung on signal boxes up into the 1980's, but rarely will you run into a key for one. Don't miss this opportunity.

PRICE: $115.00

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11759

This early tumbler or "flat" key is marked UPRR and CS-62 on the opposite side. The CS-62 was the OSLRR signal lock so this is a post-1936 merger key made to fit the OSL signal locks of the same number. Great early key, seldom seen or offered for sale.

PRICE: $85.00

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PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD

Item # 11758

Great condition PRR knobby switch key. Hallmarked Fraim with serial number and with the U division marking. A must have if you're missing the "U"

PRICE: $60.00

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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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KANSAS CITY PITTSBURG & GULF RAILROAD

Item # 11754

Almost impossible to find these. Beautiful key not hallmarked but looks to be A&W. Great pocket wear and patina, no issues with this thing, its a beauty.

PRICE: $275.00

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KANSAS CITY FORT SCOTT & GULF RAILROAD

Item # 11753

A beautiful example from this early road. KCFS&G RR on the front and the MM BUCK hallmark on the reverse with letter S. Super nice key.

PRICE: SALE PENDING

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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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CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11726

Early, pre-1885 switch key from the western half of the Transcontinental Railroad. Marked C.P. in small serif letters, this key is in beautiful condition all around and very difficult to find in any condition. There is no excessive wear on the key and a key this nice is seldom offered for sale in any venue. Don't miss this opportunity to complete the western leg of your Transcontinental key set.

PRICE: $600.00

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE St. PAUL & PACIFIC

Item # 11727

Adlake hallmarked CMStP&P marked switch key. Nice condition, no excessive wear.

PRICE: $18.00

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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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NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11731

Nice deep block lettering N.P.R.R. on the front of this Fraim hallmarked brass switch key. Excellent condition and great markings front and back.

PRICE: SALE PENDING

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11732

Standard late issue Union Pacific Adlake switch key in new old stock condition. Ready to display or use.

PRICE: $22.00

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PORTLAND TRACTION COMPANY

Item # 11733

One of the more unique switch keys in the US is this rose flowery design marked on both sides of this standard Adlake switch key. Portland Traction Co. Seldom seen for sale these days and definitely unique in all of switchkey-dom, don't miss this opportunity.

PRICE: SALE PENDING

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11734

Nice Adlake key marked UPRR on the front with hallmark on the reverse. This is the Roadway and Bridge cut key and is in beautiful almost unused condition with nice darker patina. Great key and a little harder to find this nice.

PRICE: $38.00

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DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN RAILROAD

Item # 11735

Standard brass Adlake switch key from the D&RGW. Post WW2 key with the straight Adlake hallmark, great condition, ready to display.

PRICE: $35.00

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St. LOUIS & SAN FRANCISCO RAILROAD

Item # 11736

Just a beautiful deep marking FRISCO on the front of this standard Adlake brass switch key. No excessive wear or issues and beautiful patina.

PRICE: $38.00

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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: $32.00

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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: $32.00

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WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES

Item # 11739

A nice early pre-1900 switch key from the Wisconsin Central Railroad, marked WCL for Wisconsin Central Lines, this key has deep beautiful markings and rich patina. Loffelholtz hallmark on the reverse. Great key.

PRICE: SALE PENDING

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WISCONSIN CENTRAL RAILROAD

Item # 11740

This very early Wisconsin Central key is marked WCRR on the front with S for switch and a serial number on the reverse. This is a Loffelholtz made key although not hallmarked. Beautiful pocket wear and patina, seldom offered WCRR marking.

PRICE: $145.00

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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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MINNEAPOLIS & St. LOUIS RAILROAD

Item # 11743

Marked M&SLRR on the front and a rarity for Bohannon, a double stamped key. Still nice pocket wear and nicely legible. Has a serial number and the hallmark on the reverse as well as a single ringed barrel. Pre-1900 key harder to find.

PRICE: SALE PENDING

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CENTRAL VERMONT RAILWAY

Item # 11744

Adlake key from the 1920's. This switch cut key has the curved ADLAKE hallmark on the reverse. Great condition ready to display and enjoy.

PRICE: $45.00

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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: $32.00

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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: $42.00

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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: $105.00

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OREGON SHORT LINE

Item # 11748

Very nice example of the Oregon Short Line's standard switch cut key. Marked OSL CS-2 on the front and A&W oval logo and serial number on the reverse. Excellent condition ready to enjoy.

PRICE: $58.00

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OREGON WASHINGTON RAILROAD & NAVIGATION CO.

Item # 11749

Beautiful patina and deep lettering on this OWRR&N roadway and bridge cut key. Everything about this key is awesome. A&W oval logo, serial number and R&B stamp on the reverse. Hard to find one this nice.

PRICE: SALE PENDING

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OREGON WASHINGTON RAILROAD & NAVIGATION CO.

Item # 11750

Very nice pocket worn older OWRR&N key with the original OR&N switch cut. Beautiful key with A&W logo and serial number on reverse.

PRICE: SALE PENDING

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OREGON WASHINGTON RAILROAD & NAVIGATION CO.

Item # 11751

OWRR&NCO on the front of this A&W oval logo switch key. This OWRR&N key has the Union Pacific switch cut and is in nice condition overall with no excessive wear.

PRICE: SALE PENDING

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YOUNGSTOWN & NORTHERN RAILROAD

Item # 11708

A seldom offered Ohio key. This nicely marked Adlake key is stamped Y&N on the front with straight line hallmark on the back. A few corrosion spots but very nice age and patina overall. Harder to find.

PRICE: $45.00

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TEXAS SOUTHEASTERN RAILROAD

Item # 11707

The earliest version key from this road that we're aware of. This tapered barrel Handlan Buck made key is in excellent condition with nice pocket wear and fully defined lettering. Low two digit serial number. There may not be many of these left around this early. The road only reached 20 miles in length which would make this one of the rarest Texas keys available on the market today. First one we've had the pleasure of handling. An opportunity to obtain a key from one of Texas's shortest short lines.

PRICE: $325.00

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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: $80.00

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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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DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN RAILROAD

Item # 11688

The final generation of traditional brass switch keys from this historic road were made by Keline and marked in small lettering D&RGW as is this example. This key is nicely used and shows good age patina but has no distracting wear issues and is in excellent condition, ready to cap off your lineage of Rio Grande keys.

PRICE: $39.00

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE & St. PAUL RAILROAD

Item # 11686

Great standard Loffelholtz marked switch key from the Milwaukee Road. Ready to use or display.

PRICE: $25.00

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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: $75.00

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CHICAGO BURLINGTON & QUINCY RAILROAD

Item # 11680

Burlington Route spelled out nicely on this Adlake brass switch key with no issues or excessive wear.

PRICE: $35.00

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BOSTON & MAINE RAILROAD

Item # 11678

Early brass double ringed barrel switch key marked B&MRR on the front. Manufactured by Sherburne & Co. Boston Mass. Excellent early pre-1900 key with no issues and great patina.

PRICE: $50.00

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BOSTON & ALBANY RAILROAD

Item # 11677

Nice steel tapered barrel key marked B&ARR on the front and a serial number on the reverse. Excellent condition with nice patina and no issues.

PRICE: $50.00

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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: $28.00

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KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN

Item # 11642

Nice turn of the century vintage Kansas City Southern key. No hallmark but appears to be a Slaymaker design. Serif lettering KCS on the front. Great example in excellent overall condition.

PRICE: SALE PENDING

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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: $30.00

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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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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 11524

Harder to find than a case of Labatts on Saturday night and cheaper than getting caught riding a swimming moose across a lake! This Pre-1900 key has the A&W hex logo on the back and is in beautiful condition with awesome pocket wear. Don't miss this one or you'll be wishing you had that case of Labatts to wash away your sorrow.

PRICE: $65.00

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BELLINGHAM & NORTHERN RAILROAD

Item # 11516

B&N RR in larger serif lettering on this Bohannon marked switch key. The Bellingham & Northern was formed in 1912 to continue operations of the Bellingham Bay & British Columbia Railroad. It lasted until 1918 when it became part of the Milwaukee Road. This is an unbelievably rare offering from the Pacific Northwest. We've only seen 2 or 3 of these over the years. Don't miss this opportunity.

PRICE: $285.00

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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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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: SALE PENDING

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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: $175.00

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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: $15.00

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