Armspear Tall Guard Lantern, circa. 1907. The Armspear Manufacturing company produced lanterns of extremely good quality. Their steel "Guard" lanterns feature a twist off font for easier accessibility. The company mirrored many of their designs and patents from their predecessor the Railroad Signal Lamp and Lantern Company.
Stamped on the globe of this artifact is (C. & O. RY) which represents its use by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Company.
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History | United States History
Armspear Manufacturing Company, "Armspear Tall Guard Lantern (1)" (2021). Morehead History & Railroad Museum Lantern Collection. 13.
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