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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
505  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 
506  Brass caboose key; unmarked but used by the Frisco Railway; excellent condition   $20.00 
507 Brass caboose key; unmarked but used by the Burlington Northern Railraod - excellent condition   $20.00
508 Frisco Freight House Key - this key was made by Adlake - condition is very good $65.00
509 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
510 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
511 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
512 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. Sold
$25.00
514  AT&N RR Small Barrel Key - this key is marked AT&N RY - the key is marked "S" - condition is almost perfect  $125.00   
515  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   
517  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   
518  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   
519  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   
520 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
521 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
522 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
523 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #20 $20.00
524 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #34 $20.00
525 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #53 $20.00
526 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #65 $20.00
527 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #114 $20.00
528 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #120 $20.00
529 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #224 $20.00
530 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key - #241 $20.00
531 Frisco Freight House and Utility Lock Key -  #246 $20.00
532 Frisco Linen Closet Key - this key is made by Adlake - very lightly stamped FRISCO -  $35.00
533 Frisco Rip Track Key - the key is stamped STL & SF RWY- made by Slaymaker - stamped "RT" on backside -   $55.00
534 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
535 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
536 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
537 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
538 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
539 Frisco Bridge Lock Key - this key is marked FRISCO on one side and BRIDGE on other - $15.00
540 Frisco Switch Key - marked ST.L.&S.F - backside marke A&W CO - a very nice old key $65.00
541 Frisco Utility Key - this brass key is marked "PR79" $20.00
542 Frisco Utility Key - this brass key is marked "PR" on one side and MASTER on the other $25.00
543 Frisco Switch Key - marked FRISCO - the top of the letter C is very light - marked Adlake on backside - condition is very good Sold
$15.00
544 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
545 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
546 Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad switch key - this key is like new $65.00
       

 

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