For the ST JOSEPH & GRAND ISLAND RAILWAY. This bell bottom lantern is marked THE ADAMS and WESTLAKE COMPANY CHICAGO NEW YORK St. PATENTED MAY 28, 1895 last date JAN. The brass burner is marked ADLAKE CHICAGO PAT APD FOR and is in good working order.The heavy clear glass globe is etched St J & G I Ry , no cracks some small chips around rims. Joseph and Grand Island Railway. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Joseph and Grand Island Railroad. (SJ&GI) was created in about 1879 when the. (SJ&W) built a line from. Upon completion of the line, the SJ&W was reorganized into the SJ&GI. Was plotted in 1879 at about the halfway point between Hastings and Grand Island and was named for. An attorney for the railroad.
The SJ&GI was essentially part of the. (UP) for most of its existence. When the UP built a shorter cutoff between Hastings and. In 1914, use of the SJ&GI tracks north of Hastings gradually declined.
The line mostly was abandoned by 1989. The only remaining segment of the line between Hastings and Grand Island the SJ&GI continued to. Is a few miles between the Union Pacific mainline through Grand Island and the coal-fired power plant south of Grand Island.The power plant receives two to three unit coal trains per week. The item "ST JOSEPH & GRAND ISLAND RAILWAY LANTERN ADAMS & WESTLAKE COMPANY StJ&GI Ry 1895" is in sale since Saturday, December 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Railroadiana & Trains\Hardware\Lanterns & Lamps". The seller is "railcarhobbies" and is located in Warsaw, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.