Shows: Columbus '05 - December

Here are photos from the 2005 (December) Columbus Railroadiana Show. Photos were generously provided by Rob Hoffer. Click on the thumbnails below for larger images -- which are *big* files so download times may be **slow** for a modem connection.

Above left to right. The temperature outside; three views of the hall, which allowed driving in to set up -- much appreciated given outside conditions.
Above left to right. ALCO builders plate; builders plate for a Pullman Standard car; a porcelainized dipper from the Norfolk & Western Railway; Pennsylvania Railroad headrest with a GG1 illustration.
Above left to right. Erie Railroad stepstool; New York Central Railroad stepstool and Conrail hat; stepstools from the Pullman Company (two on left) and the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway; odd bell.
Above left to right. Telegraph wire insulators AKA "jewels of the wires"; door hardware from the Louisville & Nashville Railroad; travel bags marked for different railroads; a large display of keys.
Above left to right. Journal box cover marked for a railroad; bear paperweight from the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway; a display of rule books; a clipboard from the National Molasses Company with a railroad tank car ornamentation.

More from the show.....

Thanks to Rob Hoffer for all photos!
Also thanks to everyone who let their items be photographed.