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Posted 4 years ago

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I dont know much about this lantern, Its an old railroad latern. I got it at a pick about a week ago. Wish I knew more about it.

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  1. YardSaleDave, 4 years ago
    I have one of these in my lantern collection, it's more or less a novelity item to a collector. I paid $15 for mine in near new condition.
  2. terri harding, 4 years ago
    my dad had several of those as a switchman for chicago north western rr back in the seventies,
  3. J.W. Orton, 3 years ago
    This is what was issued in 1973 when I started work for the Louisville and Nashivile R.R. It uses a 6 volt battery and has a flood bulb and a spot bulb. Used by Trainman and Switchman. Mine is made of steel but later they changed to plastic.
  4. Sagehopper, 3 years ago
    A brakeman or carman lantern. double ended lights, or just on one end? I have one with a flashing blue on one end, and a white bulb on the other. Southern Pacific.

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