Dressel Lantern, circa. 1940. The Dressel Railway Lamp & Signal Company was incorporated in 1922. It was formerly known as Dressel Railway Lamp Works, New York City and was originally established in 1882 This lantern is estimated to have been constructed after 1940 when Dressel ended the stamping on the bottom side of their lanterns. On the brim of the cap is stamped the initials (NYCS) for the New York Central System.
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Dressel Lamp & Signal Company, "Dressel Lantern (1) (N.Y.C.S)" (2021). Morehead History & Railroad Museum Lantern Collection. 46.
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