Adlake Kero Lantern, circa. 1930-1935. This artifact is estimated to be one of the first editions of the Adlake Kero lanterns that helped launch the 60 year continuous models. The engravings on the bottom of this lantern are known as "fantasy" markings which help distinguish the early models as well as the flat wire base which in later models is raised. Due to deteroration of the lid much of the lettering has become difficult to read.
The lid and globe of this lantern is stamped with C.&.O which signals its use by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway system.
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History | United States History
Adams & Westlake Manufacturing Company, "Adlake Kero Lantern (9) (C&O)" (2021). Morehead History & Railroad Museum Lantern Collection. 45.
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