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FEATURED KEYS FOR SALE

 


 

UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 12964

This unmarked Corbin key fits and operates the UPRR CS-61 brass signal locks manufactured from the 1930-60's. This key is seldom offered and hard to find because they are generally either unmarked or marked just "CS-61" Nice addition to your signal lock.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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UNION PACIFIC MOTIVE POWER & CAR

Item # 12963

Nice marked key from the UP's motive power and car department. UPMP&C on the front. Most likely made by Slaymaker although not hallmarked.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 12961

Standard Union Pacific switch key from the 1950-60's era. Great key in nearly unused condition.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 12959

UPRR on the front of this Roadway and Bridge cut key. Nice smooth even wear, great marking with the Adlake hallmark on the reverse.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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TOLEDO DETROIT Co.

Item # 12958

This early turn of the century vintage Bohannon hallmarked key is in excellent condition with all the patina and pocket wear you could hope for on a key like this. Early interurban electric line, this key is sure to please.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 12957

Nice early A&W key marked SPCO CS-24 on the front with the Roadway & Bridge designation on the back. They don't get any better than this one. Great patina!

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 12956

Nice steel oiler key marked SPCo on the front. This is the switch cut and it is in fine pe with the patent applied for stamping as well. Remains of the original nickel plating on the front give it a nice rustic look and feel. Great key.

 

PRICE: $45.00

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 12955

This steel oiler key is nicely marked SPCo on the front and is for the SP's "72" lock. Stamped with that number on the reverse. Nice dark patina and in beautiful shape.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 12954

Early wedge hilt switch key made in the Southern Pacific Sacramento shops just after the CP merger in 1885. These keys were made in the same pattern as the earlier CP keys, just stamped for the new road name SP. This one has great quality and a nice patina and hails from the early 1890's or even late 1880's.

 

PRICE: $65.00

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READING COMPANY

Item # 12953

Nice hard to find Toolhouse key from the Reading Co. Marked with T on the front and serial number on the reverse. Nice patina and ready to display

 

PRICE: $45.00

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PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD

Item # 12952

Beautiful PRR knobby switch key with FS HDW hallmark. Great patina not worn out, just a super nice key.

 

PRICE: $50.00

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PHILADELPHIA & READING RAILROAD

Item # 12951

P&RRY around the bow of this beautiful tool house key. Nice FS HDW diamond hallmark on the reverse with T at 12 o'clock. You don't see many of these this nice so don't miss this opportunity.

 

PRICE: $50.00

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PHILADELPHIA & READING RAILROAD

Item # 12950

P&R in deep stamped letters on the front of this A&W marked key. Barely visible yet unmistakable is the less common 5 line logo from the Philadelphia plant. Super nice key with great eye appeal.

 

PRICE: $40.00

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OREGON SHORT LINE RAILROAD

Item # 12949

Outstanding example of the Oregon Short Line CS-42 SPECIAL key. Nice deep markings with great pocket wear and patina. A&W oval hallmark on the reverse with SPECIAL.

 

PRICE: $115.00

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NEW YORK ONTARIO & WESTERN

Item # 12948

This is a fairly unique offering. Not one but two NYO&W original keys. What makes them special? Owned by the same gentleman until now, these keys are 10 serial numbers apart. Issued at the same time, we only wish they would have been consecutive, but this is close enough. Great pair of keys.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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LEHIGH VALLEY RAILROAD

Item # 12947

General purpose or signal key marked in large letters LVRR. Hallmarked Corbin on the reverse. Nice key.

 

PRICE: $30.00

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KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN

Item # 12946

Nice early pre WW2 generation key from the Kansas City Southern. Large serial number on reverse. No hallmark, great pocket wear and patina

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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ILLINOIS CENTRAL GULF RAILROAD

Item # 12945

One of the later Adlake version keys, this standard switch cut for the ICG is in excellent shape.

 

PRICE: $25.00

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ERIE RAILROAD

Item # 12944

Nice 1870's vintage T. Slaight hallmarked key. ERR stamped on the front with a beautiful tapered and machined barrel. No wear problems. This is the standard switch cut for the Erie. Just a super nice key all around.

 

PRICE: $245.00

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EL PASO & NORTHEASTERN RAILWAY

Item # 12943

One of the more spectacular keys to come along in quite a while. This MM Buck tapered barrel serif letter key is nothing short of amazing in condition and rarity. EP&NERY marked on the front with S and hallmark on the back. There is no excessive wear or problems with this key. Nice dark patina with a deep marking as Buck keys are known to have. Wonderful Texas road with great history.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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ERIE LACKAWANNA

Item # 12942

Great standard switch key from the Erie Lackawanna.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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DELEWARE LACKAWANNA & WESTERN

Item # 12941

Just a great marking on this key that really is eye catching. Dogleg cut, not sure if this is the standard switch or not, but a nice key Fraim hallmarked on the back.

 

PRICE: $40.00

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DELEWARE LACKAWANNA & WESTERN

Item # 12940

DL&W on the front with a T for telegraph, tool house (or telephone). The key sports a serial number on the back and appears to be a standard Fraim designed key although not hallmarked.

 

PRICE: $40.00

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DELEWARE LACKAWANNA & WESTERN

Item # 12939

Although worn, this DL&W is still legible and has an uncommon OO marking with a different keying. Not sure the use on this one but safe to say, an uncommon keying that someone is for sure looking for.

 

PRICE: $35.00

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DELEWARE & HUDSON RAILROAD

Item # 12938

Nice early and well struck D&H switch key. A little more uncommon FRAIM spelled out hallmark on the back. This key has great patina and a smooth feel. Awesome piece.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE St. PAUL & PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 12937

A nice and fairly uncommon Adlake model key marked with the "RR" stamping on it. Most of these are marked just CMSTP&P. Great example.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE & PUGET SOUND RAILROAD

Item # 12936

Early Loffelholtz hallmarked offering here. CM&PSRR well stamped on this nicely pocket worn example. Hard to find these keys in good condition. Don't miss out here.

 

PRICE: $185.00

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CHESSAPEAKE & OHIO

Item # 12935

Deeply marked standard Adlake switch key for the C&O. Just a great example, nothing more to say about this one.

 

PRICE: $33.00

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BALTIMORE & OHIO LOCAL STATION

Item # 12934

Great Fraim keystone hallmarked version of the B&O local station key. Great patina and eye appeal.

 

PRICE: $38.00

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BROOKLYN CITY RAILROAD

Item # 12933

Beautiful early tapered machined ringed barrel switch key made by Romer & Co. This was identified as the Brooklyn City RR by an experienced source for Eastern roads, and we'll take that as fact unless proven otherwise. Super early key with deep beautiful markings. A small oiler hole was added to the key long ago but doesn't detract significantly from this early and rare offering. Don't miss this one.

 

PRICE: $285.00

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BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD

Item # 12932

Another really nice early B&O key with long barrel and yet a different cut. No hallmark but appears to be a Fraim design. great key with an uncommon cut.

 

PRICE: $85.00

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BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD

Item # 12931

Uncommonly nice tapered ringed barrel Fraim hallmarked key, and not the regular switch cut. Not sure of which designation this is, but nice and early with serial number on the reverse.

 

PRICE: $130.00

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BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD

Item # 12930

This is a beautiful Fraim hallmarked key with the long barrel. Serial number on the reverse. Marked "C" but appears to be the standard switch cut. Really nice key.

 

PRICE: $46.00

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ATLANTIC COAST LINE

Item # 12929

Nicely marked ACL Adlake standard switch key. No problems, one of the better ones we've had in a while.

 

PRICE: $50.00

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NORTHERN CENTRAL RAILWAY

Item # 12870

Beautiful early 1860-70's vintage machined barrel key marked NCRW on the front. Super early with serif lettering. Tops of the letters worn but overall the key is in awesome condition. Not sure if this is the switch cut or something else but great early key either way!

 

PRICE: $220.00

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NEW YORK CENTRAL SYSTEM

Item # 12892

NYCS on the front of this Repair track cut key. Nice key ready for display.

 

PRICE: $20.00

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OREGON WASHINGTON RAILROAD & NAVIGATION CO.

Item # 12885

OWRR&N CO stamped on the front with A&W logo on the back. This is the standard Union Pacific switch cut so you variation collectors take note. Neat old key and in excellent condition.

 

PRICE: $65.00

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OREGON RAILWAY & NAVIGATION COMPANY

Item # 12884

Beautiful old OR&N CO standard switch key with A&W oval hallmark, serial number and S on the back. Just about perfect condition with nice even patina and pocket wear. A great key.

 

PRICE: $75.00

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GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 12877

GNRY in deep letters on the front of this Slaymaker hallmarked key. Oval hallmark from the early 1900's so this key is older than most seen from this manufacturer. Nice key all around.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE & St. PAUL RAILWAY

Item # 12874

Really high quality steel switch key nicely marked CM&STPRY on it. No makers mark but a beautifully struck key with nice wear and age showing.

 

PRICE: $40.00

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BURLINGTON & MISSOURI RAILROAD in NEBRASKA

Item # 12873

This 1890's A&W steel key has good wear but still shows fully defined markings B&MRRR NEB on the front and the A&W logo with serial number on the reverse.

 

PRICE: $90.00

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BOSTON & MAINE RAILROAD

Item # 12872

B&MRR stamped on the front of this Bohannon key with ED stamped for Eastern Division on the back. Although not hallmarked as typical Bohannon keys are, this one is unmistakable in its featuring to be anything but a Bohannon. Slight barrel bend from receiving abuse while in a lock is the only minor detraction. A nice example that still displays well and will be a welcome addition.

 

PRICE: $28.00

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OREGON WASHINGTON RAILROAD & NAVIGATION CO.

Item # 12868

Early A&W oval logo stamped on the back of this sort of oddball key.. Marked OWRR&NAV CO on the front but sporting the Union Pacific roadway & bridge department's key cut. A great key that is a bit of a variation from what is normally found. Great patina, nice wear, super addition to the UP family of variations.

 

PRICE: $80.00

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NEW YORK CHICAGO & St. LOUIS RAILROAD

Item # 12867

Early Nickel Plate Road key going by its full initials. NYC&StLRR in serif letters on the front of this earlier key with no hallmark. Almost sure its a pre-1900 A&W key though. Smooth and beautiful patina. Has one small dent in the barrel end seen from the reverse side. Minimal to no detraction from its beauty. Ready to enjoy.

 

PRICE: $60.00

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LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE RAILROAD

Item # 12866

This beautiful L&N is not the normal switch or other cut that we normally see from this road. We're sure someone will recognize it, whether it is a car, R&B, or other special purpose cut. Certainly a nicely marked key with A- serial number on the reverse. No makers information present. Just a superior example though. Don't miss it.

 

PRICE: $70.00

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HOCKING VALLEY RAILROAD

Item # 12864

Steel Bohannon hallmarked key marked HVRR on the front in serif lettering. This key has no excessive wear and a darker patina with nice markings. No damage and a hard to find variation for sure.

 

PRICE: $70.00

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DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN RAILROAD

Item # 12862

1920's vintage ADLAKE hallmarked switch key marked D&RGWRR on the front. Medium brown patina on this early version "Western" key. Smooth from years of pocket riding. A beautiful example.

 

PRICE: $70.00

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WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 12846

Nice later 60's-70's vintage Western Pacific key marked WPRR on the front and Adlake on the reverse. Nearly unused. Nice.

 

PRICE: $20.00

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 12837

SPCO CS-24 on the front of this great Roadway & Bridge cut key. Although marked S on the reverse, this is unmistakably the R&B key. Super nice markings and a great patina.

 

PRICE: $35.00

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY

Item # 12835

SPCO CS-4 stamped in nice deep lettering on the front of this A&W hallmarked key. S for switch stamped on the back. Great pocket wear and patina.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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OREGON SHORT LINE

Item # 12832

This A&W oval hallmarked OSL standard switch key was made prior to the advent of the CS system of locks instituted by E. H. Herriman. This turn of the century key has very nice deep markings and has no problems. A great addition to the collection.

 

PRICE: $60.00

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NEW YORK LAKE ERIE & WESTERN RAILROAD

Item # 12831

This 1800's Bohannon key shows good pocket wear and a nice patina, larger letters NYLE&WRR on the front with S designation.

 

PRICE: $20.00

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MICHIGAN CENTRAL RAILROAD

Item # 12823

Nice A&W hex logo marked on this early turn of the century MC key. Great markings as well as pocket wear and patina make this a super nice high grade example.

 

PRICE: $40.00

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KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN RAILROAD

Item # 12821

1960-70's vintage Adlake model switch key from the Kansas City Southern. Crinkle finish has some pocket wear and a nice patina.

 

PRICE: $27.00

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GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 12819

Excellent Great Northern Ry. standard Slaymaker key from the early 20th century. No division marking, but an excellent overall key with great patina.

 

PRICE: $33.00

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DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN

Item # 12818

Nice older Adlake version brass key nicely marked D&RGW on the front with ADLAKE curved logo and serial number on the reverse. Beautiful example.

 

PRICE: $33.00

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ATCHISON TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILWAY

Item # 12808

Standard switch cut Santa Fe marked AT&SFS on the front with hallmark and serial number on the reverse.

 

PRICE: $35.00

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ATCHISON TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILWAY

Item # 12807

Nice standard switch cut key from the Santa Fe. Great markings with hallmark and serial number on the reverse. Just a nice key all around with great pocket wear.

 

PRICE: $35.00

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ERIE RAILROAD

Item # 12745

Nice spelled out ERIE RR key. Early Slaymaker oval logo on the reverse. Slight barrel tip damage but still excellent and functionable.

 

PRICE: $25.00

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CUMBERLAND & PENNSYAVANIA RAILROAD

Item # 12739

Mint, new old stock, smooth and little used key marked C&PRR. Beautiful tapered barrel key with a machined ring on the barrel as well. No makers mark but appears like it could be early Union Brass or Craerar & Adams letter style. Just an excellent surviving example ready for display.

 

PRICE: $255.00

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OREGON SHORT LINE

Item # 12706

Excellent patina on this OSL CS-2 marked switch key. Perfect match for your CS-2 switch lock if you have one. This key has minimal wear and overall excellent eye appeal. Nice key.

 

PRICE: $60.00

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MILWAUKEE NORTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 12699

MNRY deeply stamped in this early A&W hallmarked key. Serial number 124 and S on the reverse as well as oval A&W logo. Beautiful early key from this road.

 

PRICE: $125.00

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LOUISVILLE EVANSVILLE & St. LOUIS CONSOLIDATED RAILROAD

Item # 12697

Nice earlier key marked LE&StLCRR on the front in beautiful serif lettering, 199 serial number and S for SWITCH on the reverse. not hallmarked but excellent pocket wear and patina.

 

PRICE: $125.00

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COLORADO & SOUTHERN

Item # 12686

Great example of a switch key from the Burlington Route ownership era of the C&S. Super condition and ready to display.

 

PRICE: $40.00

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St. LOUIS SAN FRANCISCO RAILWAY

Item # 12547

Otherwise known as just the Frisco, this nicely marked early A&W oval logo key is in excellent shape ready to display.

 

PRICE: $38.00

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COLORADO & SOUTHERN RAILWAY

Item # 12522

Early Fraim lettering on this great key with serial number on the reverse. Not hallmarked but distinctive lettering from Fraim. Early key in great condition and definitely from the narrow gauge era.

 

PRICE: $90.00

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SPOKANE PORTLAND & SEATTLE RAILWAY

Item # 12443

SP&S on the front of this Adlake 1940-50's vintage switch key. Nicely pocket worn but someone put the squeeze on the barrel of this thing for some reason. Still a nice display piece and harder to find these days.

 

PRICE: $30.00

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GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY

Item # 12430

A bit of an oddity being this is a steel key. Nice deep serif letters GTR on the front of this switch key with no hallmark on the reverse. Very nice overall with a slight barrel flaring at the end of the key.

 

PRICE: $24.00

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GRAND TRUNK WESTERN

Item # 12209

Very nice eye pleasing example of the standard GTW switch cut. Adlake hallmark on the reverse.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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