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Posted 5 years ago


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Two oil cans, it's a start, just need a few more sizes!
The one on the right is the special one, it is a Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) oil can.
Diameter 4"
Height 24"


  1. packrat-place packrat-place, 5 years ago

    They are really nice, how many oil cans do you have?
  2. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
    I should have phrased that differently, I only have two vintage oil cans, but I have lots of other stuff in my collection.
    Thanks for the love packrat & pw-collector.
  3. billyg billyg, 5 years ago
    Nice start. A few dozen more.......
  4. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 5 years ago
    nice RailRoad can!
  5. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 5 years ago
    your is nicer than mine.(sob,sob) lol
  6. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
    Thanks For the L's Hedge, stonesfan, billyg , gargoyle & mikie

    @ billyg, I'm not sure if I will ever stay focused long enough to collect a few dozen.

    Thanks for the comment gargoyle.

    There, there, mikie it will be okay, look for a baby oil can & tend it lovingly & wait a few decades....
  7. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
    thanks for the love & the compliment Bellin
  8. musikchoo musikchoo, 5 years ago
    I remember we had some long stemmed cans. We used these to put oil in the duck nest. (thats the top of the trucks where the cars ride on the wheels)
  9. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
    Thanks for the love & the compliment musikchoo
    I didn't know that these were used after the steam era.
  10. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
    Hi Phil, I don't think they are very common, I think my Dad may have got it at a sale. The little one belonged to my Grandfather & if I look some more I'm sure I'll find a few more laying around the farm.
    Thanks for the love & checking out my post.
  11. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
    Thanks for the love, official & Chevelleman.
  12. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
    Thanks for the love, miKKo & Marc.

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