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Auctioneer Gordon W. Kinzinger Auctioneer 570-470-4755
Auction Date Sep 16 Auction
2944 Lake Ariel Hwy.
Honesdale, PA
Time 11:00AM
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Gordon W. Kinzinger (AU002085L) Auction

2944 Lake Ariel Hwy. Rte. 191S

Honesdale, PA 18431



SATURDAY, SEPT. 16, 2017, 11am


Railroad items & mining items from the Rodney D. Brown III Estate. Mr. Brown was an avid collector of small to LARGE railroad items, plus mining items and other antiques. This is a partial listing. There are more items still to be discovered.

There are two train boilers and a wooden train car #3 (built in 1867, on tracks in 1868) on the Estate Property. #1 Boiler: 6’ high, 3’4” wide, 15’6” long with “Waynesboro, PA on it. #2 Boiler: 5’ high, 3’ wide, 13’ long. Geiser Mfg. Co. & Frick Mfg. Co. 250. The wooden car (8’ high, 7’8” wide, 22’6” long) is just the car, no seats, no train wheels. These items are on the Estate Property in Elk Lake (Waymart) and will have to be picked up from the property by the buyer. (About 8 miles from the auction.)

Metal sign (W). (3) Concrete marker post with (W). Metal sign “Private Property of Erie RR. #17, 8’6”high switch red arrow sign. Wooden 10’ car pusher. (2) Crossing RR metal signs. Erie RR kerosene lamp. Serilight lens lamp. RR spikes. RR iron rail plates. Light fixture from depot. 6’8” crowbar. Fire hydrant from depot. Wooden block & tackles. Spittoons. Lanterns. NYCS oiler. “Don’t empty out train window) chamber pot. Small 1903 coupler. Boiler coal rake. Railway Express wagon (needs work). (4) Dock wagons. 4’ long cast-iron sign ‘Railroad Crossing, Stop, Look, Listen’. Wrenches plus other tools signed Lackawanna, Erie, D&H. RF&P RR wrench. D&H lock & key. (2) Depot benches. Train bench. Step to enter train. (4) 21’ glass light to mount on front of engine. #12 cast-iron marker. RR ties carriers. 4-way signal light. Metal white & yellow flags. Train jack. Sign & lamp brackets. RR pick. Type K DC relay General Railway Signal Co. (4) 2 ½”x 80” iron plates for wooden rails. (2) Wooden brackets from roof of depot. Spike hammers.  Globes: Red PS &C NY (cracked), red LV RR, blue FCEM (cracked), white. (20) Insulators. (3) Telegraph arms from poles. Thed & HRR Corp. ticket collector.  Trainman, the D&H Co. D&H timetables. Train whistle. D&H water bucket. (2) Cast-iron sides from train depot bench. Rail switch. Signal switch. 55-gallon Erie RR drum. US&S Co. switch. Suitcase, EES, Carbondale. 6’2” long, 44: wide, 30” high belt-driven steam engine. 21-drawer cabinet from train depot.

More than 35 pins & ribbons. Lucky Thought B of L F & E member (with train). (4) “Fireman” VanBergen B of LF, Carbondale. #486 K of C. BLF&E. 1913, 1917, 1925 Air Brake Association.

1931 Carbondale telephone book. D&H shopping bag, 2001 Ladore Lodge, Waymart. Wayne County 1829 shopping bag. Lackawanna County coasters. Small steam engine. 1986 Amtrak calendar.  Ashtrays. Bowls. Collector plates.

Books: The Weir Frog Co., 1903 Frogs switches, crossing etc. The American Railroad Freight Car. The Pioneer City, Carbondale. The Call of Trains. American Narrow Gauge RR. Early Coal Mining. Super Power Trains. 150th Anniversary of Stourbridge Lion. 1983 scrapbook of 1983 Steamtown. RR History. America’s Icemen. The Trains We Rode. 1948 D&H Rules for Government.

Picture & photos: Lackawanna Train & Station. 18”x24” Robertsdale, PA train & yard, color print. 18”x24” The World’s Greatest Highway, PA RR color print. 12”x28” Murray Co., Honesdale, PA with canal in background. 9”x13” 1920 photo D&H roundhouse, Carbondale, PA. 20”x28” Stourbridge Lion (color). 12”x18” Honesdale RR Yard. 17”x33” Central RR of New Jersey time schedule. 17”x22” PA & NY Canal RR, Wyoming County RR.

Cross cut saws. Ice saws. Cherry pitter. Milk pail. Ladles for pouring lead. Coffee grinders. Ice picks. Miners’ picks. Bruch hogs. Axes. Snow sleigh.  Log turner cant hooks. Saw set in original box. Press with dies in wooden box. Jugs & crocks (Casey Bros. Scranton). Buggy jack. Nail pullers. Bells from horse tack. Fence stretcher. Horse ties. Blow torches. (2) Hats & wooden box holder. Black & white photos. (2) Coin exchangers. Blacksmith tools. Helmets. Miner’s hat. Gauges. Wooden tub. Beam scale. Water pump. Butter churn. The Peck, Stow & Wilcox Co. set of (4) crimping tools. Oxen yoke. Hay knife.

Terms: Cash or checks with bank letter.        NO credit cards.        

10% buyer’s premium.

For info #8563.                     470-4755 or 253-5967.



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