Offered is a unique piece of railroad history; a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Lantern with a Clear Cast CNX lantern globe. The frame is an Adams & Westlake 3 piece top Reliable, single wire guard, drop in fount style and is embossed on the shoulder B&ORR and LOCO , indicating it was used in Locomotive Service. The lantern frame is in original condition; cleaned of paint, soot, oil & grime, stands straight, no extra holes drilled, dents, bent, broken or missing parts.
The frame has a last patent date of 1913. It comes with a correct A&W threaded fount and brass Adlake 1909 threaded burner.The fount and burner are fully functional and would hold fuel and burn if desired, wick easily moves up and down. The Clear Cast Lantern Globe is in excellent condition and free of damage such as chips, cracks, scratches or cloudiness. It is boldly cast B&ORR in an oval panel along with the CNX logo, indicating it is made by Corning Glass. The reverse side is etched LOCO , making it a perfect match to the frame.
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 is hard to find this matched set in such complete and original condition. The Baltimore an Ohio was a Class 1 Railroad that operated in the eastern part of the United States from 1830 to 1987. In 1987 it became part of CSX Transportation.
Be sure to view all photographs closely as they are part of the item description. The item "BALTIMORE & OHIO LOCO RAILROAD LANTERN Clear Cast B&ORR Lantern Globe" is in sale since Sunday, February 23, 2020. 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.