New Haven Railroad Lock And Key
collection and various other RR locks & Keys. Total of 15 items.
This is a good starter set to display in any lock and key collection
Brass Incised Yale Lock no key.
"NY NH & H RR SIG DEPT" which stands for New York, New Haven and
Hartford Railroad Signal Department. The other side is marked Cast
letters "Yale". It is marked on the shackle "The Yale & Towne Mfg.
Co." on one side, and "Made In The U.S.A." on the other side. It is
marked on the top Tumbler Lubricate With Graphite". Estimated value
New York, New Haven and
Hartford brass key not marked. But it is a Roadway Department Key
that will unlock a Roadway Department Lock. The NY NH & HRR was in
business from 1872 until 1968. Brass Tapered barreled key old style.
These locks and keys were manufactured by The Eagle Lock Co.
Terryville, Conn. USA. Estimated value $75.00.
NYNH&HRR small Brass (1 3/4
inch high) Corbin signal department ('S. D.') No Key. lock was used
to secure interlocking and signal equipment Interlocking switch
cabinets and Run down back Lock Time Clocks. Inside SS Towers Signal
Stations interlocking towers. The date that these locks went into
service is unknown, however, they were used in interlocking towers
on the former New Haven Railroad long after the Penn Central merger
and Conrail. Estimated value $75.00.
NYNH&HRR Brass Telephone and
Telegraph Department Lock no key. 3 inch high cast brass lock, which
was made by the Yale and Towne Manufacturing Company. Used on old
wooden cases which had terminal connection in them. Difficult harder
to find New Haven Lock Estimated Value $150.00.
NYNH&H Switch lock, Adlake No.
2 and older steel unmarked key. PAT 2040488 Lock was made from a
combination of cast and stamped steel parts, was made by the Adams
and Westlake Company. It measures 3 1/2 inches from top to bottom.
Such locks were used to secure switch stands starting in the mid to
late 1930s through the Penn Central merger effective January 1st,
1969.Also on Conrail. The lock pops open easily when the key is
turned and the spring on the drop is strong. Estimated value lock &
Staten Island Railway Brass
Heart Shaped Switch Lock. Marked on Hasp S. I. Ry. No key also has
the Number 2 on it. Missing the rain cover. This is a rare and hard
to find lock. Estimated value $200.00
The Staten Island Railway is
the lone commuter rail service in the borough of Staten Island. The
Staten Island Railway, a line from Clifton to Tottenville, at its
southern tip. (The railway had been completed in 1860 and was one of
Cornelius Vanderbilt's early properties. Louisville And Nashville
Railroad L&NRR No. K2 Adlake Switch Lock and L&N mi Marked Brass
Key. Made by the Adams and Westlake Company. Construction same as
above lock. PAT 2040482 nice and clean in working order. Estimated
ERIE Railroad Pocket worn Brass
barreled switch key. Marked ERIE S. Good old key maybe you have the
lock. Estimated value $35.00.
Unmarked Brass barreled
railroad switch key they were made for MNCRR switch locks the locks
were made in Portugal. Estimated value $7.00.
Next two keys used on MNCRR
older ones. Metro North Commuter Railroad. Larger Brass Engineers
Control Key for M2 Electric Train. Manufactured by JLM Co. Estimated
MNCRR Steel Door Key and for
access to door control panel. Manufactured by HORNE. Estimated value
2 older Heart Shaped Brass
Switch Type Railroad Locks no keys. Both are unmarked both in decent
condition. Two nice old antique Brass locks.