Amberg Depot Exhibit : Milwaukee & Northern Railroad
Title:
Short—globe kerosene railroad lantern
Catalog Number:
1994.5
Notes:
Manufactured by Dressel, Arlington N.J.
Description:
Short—globe kerosene lanterns were used in the railroads after WWII through the 1960's.
Size:
H—9 Dia—6 inches
Kid Tales:
The lantern with its soft red glow from the candle—like flame was carried by the handle and swung back and forth as a signal light for trains.
Subjects:
Lanterns
Railroads
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