Offered is a unique piece of railroad history; a Pere Marquette tall globe railroad lantern with a Red lantern globe. The frame is an Adams & Westlake 1 piece top Reliable, single wire guard, drop in fount style and is embossed on the shoulder PERE MARQUETTE. The lantern frame is in excellent condition; clean metal, stands straight, no extra holes drilled, dents, bent, broken or missing parts.The frame has a last patent date of 1913 and has a Inventory or Control # 64 stamped on the shoulder of the lid. It has an Adlake 300 fount and burner.
The fount and burner are fully functional and would hold fuel and burn if desired. Wick easily moves up and down. The Red lantern globe is in excellent condition and free of damage such as chips, cracks or scratches. There are no markings on the lantern globe. There are the some bubbles in the glass from when it was cast and as with any globe that was used in actual railroad service, there may be some minor roughness on the top and bottom rims that will not show when the globe is seated in the frame.
It had trackage in the states of. And the Canadian province of. The company was named after Père (French for Father). The Pere Marquette Railroad was incorporated on November 1, 1899 in anticipation of a merger of three.Based railroad companies that had been agreed upon by all parties. It began operations on January 1, 1900, absorbing the following companies. Flint & Pere Marquette Railroad. Detroit, Grand Rapids & Western Railroad.
Chicago & West Michigan Railway. C&O's The Pere Marquette at Grand Central Station in Chicago on December 26, 1967. The company was reincorporated on March 12, 1917 as the Pere Marquette Railway.In the 1920s the Pere Marquette came under the control of. These brothers also controlled the. New York, Chicago & St.
And planned to merge the four companies. The C&O has since become part of. Be sure to view all photographs closely as they are part of the item description. The item "PERE MARQUETTE RAILROAD LANTERN Red Lantern Globe" is in sale since Sunday, July 21, 2019.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.