Adlake Kero Lantern, circa. 1925. This model of the Adlake Kero is the most common of the brand, featuring a silver finish that is most recognizable in the later economic models of the "kero" line, they were used in large numbers by Canadian railways. This particular lantern is stamped on the cap and globe with the initials Sou.RY. Signaling its use by the Southern Railway which operated between 1894-1982. The Red Globe of this lantern would have been used to signal stop or danger.
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History | United States History
Adams & Westlake Manufacturing Company, "Adlake Kero Lantern (11) (Sou.Ry.)" (2021). Morehead History & Railroad Museum Lantern Collection. 53.
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