Antique Chicago North Western Railroad Can, Railroad Collectible
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We have for sale an Antique C & NW RY Kerosene / Fuel Oil Can
Wonderful find this early 1900s galvanized fuel can made by the Johnson Manufacturing of Urbana Ohio. The can was made for the C & NW RY, Chicago and Northwestern Rail Yard. The can is made of galvanized metal with its original cork stopper attached with chain. Clearly marked C & NW RY and Johnson Urbana, O. The upper folding handle has a kink in it this is suppose to be in the handle.
Overall condition is very good for age, The spout has a dent, and the bottom edge has a couple dings, the rear handle has a loose weld at the bottom edge (handle is still securely attached), all shown in pictures.
The Johnson Manufacturing Company was incorporated in 1902 by brothers James B., J. Will, Isaac T., and Charles F. Johnson, all of Quaker heritage. The company manufactured tin and galvanized iron ware for railroad lines across the United States.
The Chicago and North Western Railway was founded in 1859 and operated until 1968.
Circa, early 1900s
Measures, 11” tall with handle down, 6 ¼” diameter at base.
Condition, as noted above. Please see all photos as they are part of the description.
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