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Railroad Collectibles, Photography & Ephemera

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1905 Railroad Reunion Plate
$65.00
Green litho diamond stack locomotive, "Ninth Annual Reunion C.& P. R.R. Veterans Assoc./ East Liverpool O(hio), June 20th, 1905". Gold floral border & gold rim. 7" dia. Made for Chicago & Pacific RR. Back is maker marked. See RR badges for a C&PRR example. Exc. cond. 
(Cat. #16319)
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Image of Omaha, NE Railroad Offices
$245.00
3 story brick bldg. has 100 people out front. Downstairs is a grocer. Between 2nd & 3rd floors is a sign "Burlington & Mo River R.R. In Nebraska". Inked into image "B. & M. R.R. Offices, Omaha, 1882". This line was Incorp. in 1865 & ran 191 miles. Changed names in 1880's. A rare artifact from an obscure RR. 
Mounted on card stock & framed. (Cat. #14221) Sale: Was $375.00, now $245.00
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Giant Early Locomotive Image
$285.00
3/4 view of an early diamond stack engine with "cowcatcher" & tender. Card mount "Baldwin Locomotive Works...Philadelphia". Chipping on left of mount (not into image). 
Image is 16 1/2" x 8 3/4". Looks 1880's. (Cat. #15737) Sale: Was $375.00, now $285.00
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MKT RR Stock Cert.
$45.00
Blue & gray. Vignettes of steam engine & RR fireman stoking boiler. "Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company". 50 $100.00 shares issued Nov., 1907. Signed by officers, circle cut cancels. No folds. MKT history included. (Cat. #17281)
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Railroad Giant, E.H. Harriman Booklet
$34.00
Soft cover, "Forty Years After, An Appreciation of the Genius of Edward Henry Harriman (1848-1909)" by R.A. Lovett, 1949. 32 pgs covers highlights of this finacier & rail mogul. 6" x 9". Also, a presentation card sent to recipient from E. Roland Harriman, C.O.B., Union Pacific RR 
(Cat. #15312) Sale: Was $45.00, now $34.00
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1904 Illustrated Railroad Related Letter
$24.00
Green illus. of different types of rail clamps. "Eliot Frog & Switch Co...Railroad Crossings, Frogs & Switches...East St. Louis, Ill." Typed letter to Supt. of KC, MO Union RR Station, who rubber stamped it. Re: a frog order for the station. 8 1/2" x 11". 
(Cat. #15305) Sale: Was $35.00, now $24.00
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Illustrated Railroad Related Letterhead
$24.00
Illus. of a RR rail apparatus. "Ajax Forge Company...Frogs, Crossings, & Split Switches, Patent Steel Rail Braces & Foot Guards". Typed 1890 letter to Supt. of KC Belt RR, replacing some rail braces that failed 
8 1/2" x 11" (Cat. #15303) Sale: Was $35.00, now $24.00
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Railroad Assoc. Membership Certificate
$145.00
Folksy rendering that was then printed & tinted. Paste-on pix of member at top. Several RR related drawings complete the poster. "(member) Initiated May 5 1901. Chickasaw, 347, B.R.R.T., Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen...Memphis, Tenn." A 3" tear at bottom (repaired) & some corner folds. Mounted on foam backing. 14 1/4" x 22 1/2". 
(Cat. #15739) Sale: Was $195.00, now $145.00
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