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Item # Description Amount Link
501 Illinois Central Gulf Switch Key - made by Adlake; excellent condition; $18.50  Illinois Central Gulf Key
502 Southern Railway Switch Key; good condition; nicely worn;    $45.00  Southern Railway Key
504 Burlington Northern Railroad Switch Key; excellent condition;    $17.50  Burlington Northern Railroad Key
510  Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad - brass switch key - this key comes with company documentation from 1953 - condition is excellent as the key has not been used -   $175.00 
511  Brass caboose key; unmarked but used by the Frisco Railway; excellent condition   $20.00 
512 Brass caboose key; unmarked but used by the Burlington Northern Railraod - excellent condition   $20.00
513  Frisco Rip Track Key - marked "FRISCO" - sand cast brass  $42.50   
515 Frisco Freight House Key - this key was made by Adlake - condition is very good $65.00
516 Frisco Freight House Key - this is one of the newer keys made by Adlake - the key is sand cast and the lettering is light. $45.00
517 Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad Switch Key - this is a seldom seen key for sale - the lettering is an error because the lettering is A&TN Ry but should be AT&N Ry - the key cut is correct for the AT&N - a nice pocket worn example. $52.50
519 Frisco Switch Key - this is an old Frisco switch key - the key is marked "ST L.SAN F RR" - it is marked A&W Co. Chicago but only the "A&" and "Chicago" can be seen because of wear.  The marking "RR" on this key are seldom seen which relates to its age. $75.00
520 Frisco Switch Key - this key is pocket worn and the "S RY" are very light - See Pics - the key was made by A&W Co. - a good example of the old St. Louis & San Francisco Railway marking. $25.00
522 Signal Department Key - triangle cut - nickel - excellent condition  $40.00
523  AT&N RR Small Barrel Key - this key is marked AT&N RY - the key is marked "S" - condition is almost perfect  $125.00   
524  Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad Large Barrel Key - another rare key from this road - this is a large barrel key and not sure how it was used - key is marked AT&N but someone clipped the top of the key - otherwise, condition is excellent  $135.00   
525  Northeast Oklahoma Railroad Switch Key -  marked NEO RR CO - made by Fraim - condition is excellent $65.00   
527  Frisco Taper Barrel Switch Key - this taper barrel key is marked StL & S F RY - made by Ritchie & Son, Newark, NJ - a hard to find key - condition is excellent   $350.00   
528  Kansas City, Fort Scott & Memphis Railroad Switch Key - a taper barrel key marked KCFS&M RR - no manufacturers mark - another hard to find key - condition is excellent  $275.00   
529  Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad Switch Key - this is a pocket worn key - this key is not marked AT&N as the old keys were not marked - I obtained this key from an old AT&N brakeman many years ago - the condtion is well worn but a hard to find key  $40.00   
531 Frisco Tool Box Key - this is an older key marked STL & SF - the back side is stamped TB - there is wear on one side of the barrel to the point of some flattening but I still consider the key condition very good for the age $65.00
533 Frisco Lines Switch Key - this key is marked FRISCO LINES on one side and SAFETY FIRST on the other - it has a taper barrel - condition is excellent $150.00
534 St. Louis & Gulf Railway Switch Key - this key is marked STL & G RY in large letters on one side with a large S on the other - the barrel is out of round on the end - condition is good for an older key - this road was incorporated in 1902; became part of the St. Louis, Memphis & Southeastern RR in 1904.  It ran from Cape Girardeau to Caruthersville $175.00
537 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #20 $20.00
539 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #34 $20.00
540 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #53 $20.00
541 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #65 $20.00
542 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #114 $20.00
543 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #120 $20.00
544 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #224 $20.00
545 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #241 $20.00
546 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key -  #246 $20.00
547 Frisco Linen Closet Key - this key is made by Adlake - very lightly stamped FRISCO -  $35.00
548 Frisco Rip Track Key - the key is stamped STL & SF RWY- made by Slaymaker - stamped "RT" on backside -   $55.00
549 AF&S RR Switch Key - this key is made by Adlake but not sure which road to which it might belong - Alabama, Florida & Southern RR ??? $20.00
550 Frisco Tool Box Key - this key is stamped STL & SF RR - this dates the key to the time period when the name was "Railroad" and not "Railway" - there is no key cut on the end of the barrel - $25.00
551 Frisco Switch Key - this key is stamped STL & SF RY - it is a tapered barrel - someone scribed lines acros the backside - see pics - $245.00
552 Frisco Key - this key is very lightly stamped FRISCO but the cut is not shown in Railroad Locks & Keys, vol 1 by Richard Barrett & Joseph Gross - it is made by Adlake $15.00
553 Illinois Central Railroad Switch Key - this key has a nice pocket worn appeal - made by Adlake - marked IC RR - stamped 76125 & S on backside  $22.50
554 Frisco Bridge Lock Key - this key is marked FRISCO on one side and BRIDGE on other - $15.00
555 Frisco Switch Key - marked ST.L.&S.F - backside marke A&W CO - a very nice old key $65.00
556 Frisco Utility Key - this brass key is marked "PR79" $20.00
557 Frisco Utility Key - this brass key is marked "PR" on one side and MASTER on the other $25.00
558 Frisco Switch Key - marked FRISCO - the top of the letter C is very light - marked Adlake on backside - condition is very good $15.00
559 Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad Large Barrel Key - another rare key from this road - this is a large barrel key and not sure how it was used - key is not marked AT&N - this key is heavily worn but still a great find   $45.00
560 Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad switch key - this key is like new but some one clipped the top of the key - condition is excellent $50.00
561 Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad switch key - this key is like new $65.00
503 Birmingham Southern Railroad Switch Key; excellent condition; Sold
$20.00
Birmingham Southern Key 
505 Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad Switch Key; #8250; light lettering on "&O RR"; made by Adlake;  Sold
$35.00
 Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad Key
506 Atlanta & West Point Railroad Switch Key; Sold
$45.00
 Atlanta & West Point Railroad Key
507 Frisco Railway brass "CAR" key; made by Fraim; very good condition;   Sold
$35.00
 Frisco Railway Key
508 Meridian & Bigbee Railroad Switch Key - excellent condition; very light lettering;   Sold
$20.00
509 Frisco Switch Key - made by Adlake - excellent condition; top of "S" and "O" are light strikes but visible Sold
$22.50
 Frisco Switch Key
514 Mobile, Jackson & Kansas City Railroad brass switch key; made by Handlan-Buck Manufacturing Company; #666 or 999; M,J&KC existed from 1890-1909; became part of the New Orleans, Mobile & Chicago RR; this line later became part of the GM&N and then GM&O; very rare key;  Sold
$375.00
 
Memphis, Jackson & Kansas City Railroad Key
518 Frisco Switch Key - this is a key from the last run of keys  for the Frisco Railway before the Frisco/BN merger - it was made by Adlake but not marked - the condition is new old stock. Sold
$14.50
521 Signal Department Key - triangle cut - bronze - new old stock  Sold
$25.00
526  Quanah, Acme & Pacific Railroad Switch Key -  a hard to find key - it is marked QA&P Ry - no manufacturers mark - condition is excellent Sold
$440.00 
 
530 Frisco Freight House Key - this key was made by Adlake - condition is new old stock Sold
$15.00
532 Frisco Car Key -  this key is marked FRISCO on one side and CAR on the other - the barrel is out of shape somewhat - there are a few dings on the barrel - condition is good for an older key Sold
$47.50
535 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock "Master" Key Sold
$25.00
Key
536 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #18 Sold
$20.00
538 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #27 Sold
$20.00
       

 

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