This is a nice piece of vintage Railroad History made by ADAMS & WESTLAKE COMPANY for the MICHIGAN CENTRAL RAILROAD. This lantern is marked THE ADAMS & WESTLAKE CO. PAT'D MAY 5,1908. The lantern is numbered 30756.
The Corning clear glass globe is embossed MCRR Cnx, several small chips around rims. The RARE Brass Burner is marked HOLMES BOOTH & HAYDENS PATENT JAN. And is in good working condition. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Central Michigan Railroad.Michigan Central Railroad (red) and New York Central system. Gold Bond of the Michigan Central Railroad Company, issued 10 July 1907. The Michigan Central Railroad reporting mark.
MC was originally incorporated in 1846 to establish rail service between Detroit, Michigan. The railroad later operated in the states of Michigan. And the province of Ontario. After about 1867 the railroad was controlled by the New York Central Railroad.
Which later became part of Penn Central. After the 1998 Conrail breakup, Norfolk Southern Railway. Now owns much of the former Michigan Central trackage. 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.