Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneSat, Jul 10, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Lafayette, IN, USA
Rail & Road Summer 2021 Railroadiana Auction
Rail & Road Auctions is proud to present its? Summer 2021 Railroadiana sale featuring Railroadiana from the collection of Brian Maiher. The sale will also feature other high-quality Railroadiana memorabilia and the collection of Narrow Gauge Railroadiana books. The sale?s key feature is the original bronze builders? plaque from the Illinois Central ?Central Station? in Chicago. The sale also represents locomotive hardware such as a locomotive bell of an Illinois Central 2-8-2 steam locomotive, three chime locomotive steam whistle, two smaller locomotive bells, MARS oscillating diesel locomotive headlight and several marker lamps and lanterns from different railroading eras. There will be a collection of cast-iron bridge plaques, railroad china, brass railroad locks and so much more. The auction will have an array of items sign and drum head collectors will want. Drumheads will include a Western Sandblasting drumhead for ?The Jeffersonian? of Pennsylvania Railroad and the ?Capitol Limited? drumhead of the Baltimore and Ohio. It will also include three distinct Union Pacific gate signs featuring the famous ?Challenger, ?City of Denver/ City of Portland,? and ?The City of San Francisco,? an original Santa Fe Trail porcelain sign, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad porcelain sign, and a selection of Pennsylvania Railroad gate and destination signs. Attendees will have a chance to bid on a lifetime library of Narrow-Gauge railroading books that include The Rio Grande Southern Story and other books highlighting the Narrow Gauge and logging railroad through the U.S. and world. Railroads of interests include but are not limited to Central Vermont, Denver, Rio Grande, Rio Grande Southern and Western. More than 350 railroad books are being offered.
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