C & 0 Railroad Adlake Steel Switch Lock & Brass Key
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O) This steel railroad switch lock & brass key is in great working condition, with very little wear and use to both pieces. The lock is embossed "Adlake" on one side, and stamped "C&0", with a lightly stamped "Pat. 204048" below that on the body. The key is stamped "Adlake 22338" on the reverse side, and on the front side it is stamped "C&O." The lock is 3" wide and 3 1/2" long. The key is 2 1/8" long, and the hilt is 1" wide. There is some pitting and minor surface rust on the lock from age and use. It is marked and has the patent number as shown in the photos. What a great vintage railroad lock for your collection! lock has the chain. This original vintage switch lock & key set would make a perfect present for any railroad collector!