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sa1033unionpacifictokena.jpg (105753 bytes) sa1033unionpacifictokenb.jpg (116560 bytes) Union Pacific token. 1934 Lucky Piece. Says on back "A sample of the aluminum in the new Union Pacific Train built by Pullman Car & Mfg. Corp. Aluminum Co. of America " token made by Greenduck of Chicago. I think these were given out at the 1933-1934 Chicago World's Fair, but I do not know that for sure. 1 1/4 inches. Light scratches.   $12.50 item #sa1033

 

01158rppc8ftsnow.jpg (21840 bytes) Real Photo Postcard. A unique view. At least 8 foot of snow piled on each side of a train track. makes me glad I live in the south. A very unusual post card. Bottom left corner has about 1/8 of an inch torn off. Light soiling, some corner and edge wear. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. $8.00 item #1158

 

5966snowclearingtraina.jpg (70997 bytes) 5966snowclearingtrainb.jpg (54557 bytes) 5966snowclearingtrainc.jpg (60600 bytes) Three real photo postcards of what I think are a special train used to clear snow from tracks by throwing it far to the side.  I do not know the location. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Postally unused. Some soiling, yellowing, light edge and corner wear. $19.50 item #5966

 

5973scldepotjacksonvillencrppc.jpg (71447 bytes) SCL Depot Jacksonville, N.C. Seaboard Coast Lines. Real Photo Postcard, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Postally unused. Light soiling, light edge and corner wear. $12.50  item #5973

 

 

Two cards given by N&W railroad to kids, to encourage them not to play on the tracks. $7.50 item #96

 

GIA to BLE pin is for the ladies' auxiliary General International Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Jewelry pin type back, early. 3/4" enamel over gold filled pin. $12.50 item #464

 

 

Champ Model Railroad catalog decal catalog. 1946. Good condition. $16.00 item #98

 

Motor drive unit for turntable. looks HO scale. Atlas Company. Excellent condition. $22.50 item #99

 

4212railroadbrothera.jpg (5545 bytes) B of L F & E. 25 years of continuous membership. Some type or railroad union pin. enamel on gold filled backing. Screwback. Has a train on the front. 5/8 inch. $19.50 item #4212

 

Athearn HO scale Boxcar Kit. All parts present, still shrink-wrapped. $25.00 item #100

 

Brochure promoting visiting the "Railroads on Parade" exhibit at the 1939 New York World's Fair. 6 pages plus a fold out map. 3 1/2" X 7 3/4" $16.50 item #332

 

6109southernrrbuttona.jpg (68573 bytes) 6109southernrrbuttonb.jpg (65605 bytes) Southern Railroad button. Made by Pettibone Brosfg Co. Cinn., Ohio. Plated metal, brass back. Good condition with just very light spots of wear and tarnish. 1 inch. $15.00 item #6109

 

8" X 10" black and white photograph of the Elkhorn Depot. Came from the Norfolk & Western Railway depot in Norfolk, VA from their magazine archives. The second photo is a notice that appears on the back. $17.50 item #333

 

Softbound book from the Burlington Route northern Pacific Railway, describing Yellowstone park 64 pages, some wear on cover, other wise good. 1927? 7" X 10" $26.50 item #338

 

1887 Bill for repairing telegraph line. 4 pages. Very good condition. 3 1/2" X 8 1/2" $12.50 item #342

 

1901 Bill for freight charges. $10.50 item #343

 

1913 International correspondence schools Westinghouse Airbrake Handbook. 1st edition. Very Good condition. Small book, only 5 inches tall. 429 pages $22.50 item #219

 

0970rrgorgepc.jpg (29688 bytes) Post Card 'Going through the Royal Gorge" Alongside the Arkansas River, used by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Marked on back "Published by Van Noy-Interstate Co., Denver" Divided back, unsent, slight corner and edge wear. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. $5.50 item #970

 

01132stlouisrrpc.jpg (23001 bytes) 1933 St. Louis MO Union RR Station Postcard. Sent from St. Louis Jan 25, 1933. 1 Washington stamp. E.C. Kropp Company. Descriptive paragraph on back. On the front you can see the impression from the postmark on the back. Light soiling, some corner and edge wear. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. $5.50 item #1132

 

5042trainpicturesa.jpg (47415 bytes) 5042trainpicturesb.jpg (65235 bytes) 5042trainpicturesc.jpg (50032 bytes) Three 8 x 10 photographs of train paintings. I think the artist is Kent Day Coes, though it is a bit hard to read. All three have some creases,  and damage to the edges and corners. $13.50 item #5042

 

01079illcentralrra.jpg (17102 bytes) 01079illcentralrrab.jpg (7437 bytes) 01079illcentralrrac.jpg (11396 bytes) 01079illcentralrrad.jpg (3326 bytes) 1207 Athern illinois Central 40ft. Box Car, with box. Car is in good shape, with the exception of some light surface rust on the plate on the bottom of the car (shown). Box is in good shape, but does show a little shop wear on corners and edges. $25.00 item #1079

 

4321rr1945booka.jpg (68592 bytes) 4321rr1945bookb.jpg (82961 bytes) "A Yearbook of Railroad Information 1945 Edition" Published by the Eastern Railroad Presidents Conference Committee on Public Relations. 96 pages. 4 x 6 inches. Just chock full of all sorts of tables with data on railroad use, revenues, passengers carried, freight, and etc. Some soiling, yellowing of pages. There also is a stain on the page edges as can be seen in the second picture. Wear on the edges, spine, and etc. $9.50 item #4321

 

5640brlepinsa.jpg (376822 bytes) 5640brlepinsb.jpg (327810 bytes) Three Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen pinbacks. The first is 1 1/4 inches, says "Join the fight BLF&E union seal on back, light rust on back, light scratches. the other two pins are around 1 inch, light rust on back, light scratches. I have two sets of these, $12.50 each set,  item #5640

 

5781streamlinerflorida.jpg (96516 bytes) By "Streamliner" Thru Tropical Florida. Postcard. Postally used, writing on back. Light edge and corner wear. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. $5.50 item #5781

 

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Railroad company passes. From the estate of A.B. Sharp who was president of Eastern Steamship lines for many years, including the 1930s and 1940s. He also was a famous big game fisherman, in fact the founder of the Sharp Cup Match Tuna fishing Tournaments. Please click on the pictures to see larger versions. Many different lines, Atlantic Coast Lines, Seaboard, Reading, Florida East Coast Railway, and others. .  Most about 2 1/2 x 4 inches, some slightly smaller. Light soiling, light wear. Most of these were yearly passes. I think these were given as a courtesy from one executive in a transportation line, to his counterparts in other lines. Your choice,  any card $8.50 each. Please tell me which letters you want. Item #5949

 

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