Offered is a vintage piece of American Railroad History , a Pere Marquette Railroad Lantern with a Clear Lantern Globe. The frame is an Adlake 1 pc. Top, single wire guard Reliable and is embossed on the shoulder PERE MARQUETTE. The lantern frame is in excellent condition; overall clean metal, lots of original tinning, stands straight, no extra holes drilled, dents, bent, broken or missing parts.
There is some light pitting on the bail. The frame has a last patent date of 1913 and has an Inventory or Control # 349 stamped on the number pad. It comes with a threaded Adlake fount and embossed Adlake brass burner.
The fount and burner appear to be in working order and should hold fuel and burn if desired. The fount has a small solder repair on the bottom but no visible holes.
The wick easily moves up and down when the adjuster is turned. The Clear Corning Style Lantern Globe is in excellent condition and free of damage such as chips, cracks, scratches, or cloudiness. The lantern globe has an H cast below the top rim. 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 Clear Lantern Globe" is in sale since Sunday, July 18, 2021. 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.