Lot 425: Original Section of Railroad Track from Florida East Coast Railway, Florida Keys and Denver… Ephemera Lot @ Auction!

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by Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
July 27, 2019, 10:00 AM PST
Los Angeles, CA, US
Estimate: $100
Description:
Original Section of Railroad Track From Florida East Coast Railway, Florida Keys and Denver & Rio Grande Locomotive Blueprint. Great for collectors of railway ephemera. First a section of track from the Over-sea Railway in Florida Keys built by Henry Flagler (founder of Standard Oil) and completed in 1912 and called “The Eight Wonder of the World”, Unfortunately it was destroyed by a hurricane in 1935. Section of track is 4 1/2 x 6 x 5″ and has a battery clock set inside (untested) and plaque identifying authenticity and provenance. Section weighs 10 pounds. The other is a re-print of a the design of the locomotive for the Denver & Rio Grande Locomotive, 1881. Excellent presentation piece blueprint measures 45 x 21″ printed on Clear Line Blueprint Bond Guaranteed 80% Rag which is seen in reverse on verso, In excellent condition with only one small puncture. Will be shipped rolled and separate from rail segment. Estimated Value $100-UP.

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