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Posted 3 years ago

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electobacco
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Here is an item I thought some of you may enjoy. It seems to be an old oil can. It is pretty darn big. About 30 inches tall and 4 1/2 inches in diameter. The bottom says C & O R Y. Is it for a certain railroad? A magnet sticks to it and it is all some sort of metal with a cork capping the opening on top.

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. If not no big deal. Take care and have an awesome one my friends! : )

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  1. peteeone peteeone, 3 years ago
    I found info on the internet saying it's from the Chesapaeke & Ohio Railroad and they are selling between $35 and 50 dollars. Here's one of the websites I found:

    http://www.hydroponicsonline.com/store/Chesapeake-and-Ohio-Railroad-Oil-Can---antique-C%26ORY-train-oiler-oiling-canister_300646578385.html
  2. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    Thank you so much for the link peteeone and information. It is a great start. This one seems to be a bit different though having the cork top. Possibly older then the one in your link? Not sure, but could be.
  3. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    Thanks again official....
  4. peteeone peteeone, 3 years ago
    Glad to do it. Keep us posted on what you find out.
  5. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    I will for sure peteeone.
  6. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
    you might get more feedback in railroadiana.
  7. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    I appreciate the comment ho2cultcha. I did put it there.
  8. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    Thanks for showing some love walksoftly and jamiedpt. I also appreciate you liking this item as well mikielikesigns. I have nothing new to report on this item. Have a great day everyone! : )
  9. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    mrmajestic thank you so much for showing some love for this item my friend! : )

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