Offered is a vintage piece of Eastern American Railroad History , a Louisville & Nashville Railroad Lantern with a Clear Cast CNX Lantern Globe. The frame is an Armspear double wire guard, large twist off fount style and is nicely embossed on the shoulder L&NRR. The lantern frame is in excellent condition; clean smooth metal, stands straight, has no extra holes drilled, major dents, bent, broken or missing parts. The frame has a last patent date of 1913, which is embossed on the base. It comes with a correct Armspear large twist off fount and brass P&A (Plum & Atwood) burner, which takes a 7/8 flat wick.
The fount and burner are in working order and would hold fuel and burn if desired. The burner easily moves the wick when the adjuster is turned. The Clear Lantern Globe is in excellent condition; free of damage such as chips, cracks, scratches, or cloudiness. The globe is cast L&NRR in an oval panel along with the CNX Corning Glass Co.As with any globe that was used in railroad service, there may some minor nicks on the rims which will not show when the globe is seated in a lantern frame. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad was a Class 1 Railroad that operated in the southeastern United States from 1854 until 1983. In 1983 it was merged with the Seaboard Coast Line , Georgia Railroad and Clinchfield Railroad to form the Seaboard System.
In 1986 the Seaboard System became todays CSX Transportation. Be sure to view all photographs closely as they are part of the item description.
The item "LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE RAILROAD LANTERN Clear Cast CNX Lantern Globe" is in sale since Sunday, July 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Railroadiana & Trains\Hardware\Lanterns & Lamps". The seller is "rrcollectionconnection" and is located in Acton, California. This item can be shipped to United States.