1940s Gulf Mobile Ohio Railroad lantern, Adlake Kero Railroad Lantern, Railroad Memorabilia


1940s Adlake Kero Railroad Lantern, GM&O.RR, Railroad lantern (red globe)
Wonderful Red Globe Railroad Lantern made by the Adams & Westlake (Adlake) Company of Chicago ILL. The lantern was made for the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad.
The lantern is known as a short globe Adlake Kero lantern it has a Adlake 300 burner.
The overall condition of this lantern is wonderful and seems to have been hardly used, burner still has the wick.

The GM&O Railroad was in operation from 1938 till 1972 it was purchased by the Illinois Central Railroad and dissolved the GM&O Railroad.
From 1952 to 1972 the headquarters of the G.M. & O. were in Mobile, Alabama.
The GM&O Railroad was the first "large" railroad in the United States to replace all its steam locomotives with diesels.

Circa, 1940s
Marked, GM & O.RR
Measures, 9½” tall with handle down, 6 ¼” diameter at base.
Condition, very light wear some surface rust spots on base of wire frame, globe is in great condition.
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Sku# 5823
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