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Accession number 1999.33
Object ID 1999.33.4
Object Name Lantern, Railroad
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date ca.1920-1940
Description Railroad Switch Lamp. Black enamel painted, kerosene lantern with four supporting feet, a bail handle and two lenses. The blue lens is surrounded by an enameled "lunar white", metal target while the red lens is surrounded by a yellow enameled metal target. Lamp has been wired for electricity.
Manufacturer Dressel
Place of Origin Arlington, NJ
Dimension Details 18 1/2-in OH (with bail upright) x 10 1/2-in OD (including clamp mount)
Material Metal/Glass/Paint
Subjects Railroad signals
Railroads
Lanterns
Number of images 6