Shows: Gaithersburg '05

Here are more photos of the Railroad, Steamship,and Transportation Artifacts Show held in Gaithersburg, Maryland, November of 2005. This page shows more assorted hardware.

Above left to right. Door hardware from the Louisville & Nashville Railroad; two sets of diesel locomotive horns; a pair of shovels, orginally for shovelling coal but quite contemporary given Gaithersburg's proximity to Washington D.C.
Above left to right. A matchholder from the "Frisco" railroad; a matchholder from the Lehigh Valley Railroad; an *old* photograph of Harper's Ferry on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; a print from the Boston Locomotive Works.
Above left to right. Two ashtray stands with closeups of railroad logos on their bases. These items are from the Norfolk & Western Railway and the Southern Railway and were used on passenger cars.
Above left to right. Three ashtray stands; three stepstools from the Delaware & Hudson, Erie, and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads; two sides of a baggage tag marked for the US Military Railroad and dated 1861 on one side and the Atlanta & La Grange and Atlanta & West Point Railroads on the other.
Above left to right. A display of baggage tags, tool checks and other tags associated with the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; forms for molding parts from the West Virginia Northern Railroad; two views of a table of keys and other telegraphy items.

Gaithersburg '05 Links.....

All photos by Rob Hoffer.