This is a rare vintage piece of Railroad History made by. This twist-off fount lantern is marked.ARMSPEAR MAN'F'G CO. PATENTED date is JUNE 8, 1886, last OCT. The burner is marked ARMSPEAR WINGLOCK PATENTED JULY 26, 1904. The fuel fount is PAT'D AUG. The Corning clear glass globe is embossed L. Some small flea chips around the rims. The frame has a custom made hood latch. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And branches lines were transferred to Norfolk Southern Railway.
Remaining Locomotives to Norfolk Southern. The Lehigh Valley Railroad reporting mark. LV was a railroad built in the Northeastern United States.From the Pennsylvania Coal Region. And the railroad was incorporated and established on September 20, 1847 as the Delaware, Lehigh, Schuylkill and Susquehanna Railroad Company.
On January 7, 1853, the railroad's name was changed to Lehigh Valley Railroad. It was sometimes known as the Route of the Black Diamond, named after the anthracite it transported. At the time, anthracite was transported by boat down the Lehigh River. The railroad ended operations in 1976 and merged into Conrail. Along with several northeastern railroads that same year.
The Lehigh Valley Railroad's original and primary route between Easton. The line later expanded past Allentown to Lehigh Valley Terminal in Buffalo, New York. And past Easton to New York City. Bringing the Lehigh Valley Railroad to these metropolitan areas. By December 31, 1925, the railroad controlled 1363.7 miles of road and 3533.3 miles of track.
By 1970, this had dwindled to 927 miles of road and 1963 miles of track. Conrail maintained the line as a main line into the New York City area. The line became known as the Lehigh Line during Conrail ownership. Conrail abandoned most of the route in New York State to Buffalo after 1976, considerably shortening the line.The majority of the Lehigh Line. Is now owned by the Norfolk Southern Railway. (NS) and retains much of its original route in eastern Pennsylvania. Although it no longer goes into New York City.
The former Lehigh Valley tracks between Manville, New Jersey. Are operated separately by Conrail Shared Assets Operations.
As their own Lehigh Line. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Railroadiana & Trains\Hardware\Lanterns & Lamps".The seller is "railcarhobbies" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.