Adlake Kero Lantern, circa 1930. The brim of this lantern is stamped with the inscription Hiram L. Piper Co of Montréal, Canada. Adlake is a major Chicago manufacturer of lanterns and was widely used by Canadian railways.
The globe of this lantern is tinted red which was a widely used signal for railways to signal stop or to alert of danger.
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History | United States History
Adams & Westlake Manufacturing Company, "Adlake Kero (5) (Hiram L. Piper Lantern)" (2021). Morehead History & Railroad Museum Lantern Collection. 20.
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