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The Illinois Central Railroad (reporting mark IC), sometimes called the Main Line of Mid-America, was a railroad in the central United States, with its primary routes connecting Chicago, Illinois, with New Orleans, Louisiana, and Mobile, Alabama. A line also connected Chicago with Sioux City, Iowa (1870). There was a significant branch to Omaha, Nebraska (1899), west of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and another branch reaching Sioux Falls, South Dakota (1877), starting from Cherokee, Iowa. The Sioux Falls branch has been abandoned in its entirety.

Illinois Central Railroad ( I.C.R.R.) 
Stamped Adlake Reliable 
Clear Corning no39 cast globe 
I.C.R.R. in a rounded panel 
Unmarked fount with bayonet No.1 burner 
Nickel over brass burner marked Adlake patent April 27, 1909

Condition  - good , with bright tinned bottom half and naturally aged patina lid.
Which is commonly found this way from heat dissipating the tin plate.
No heavy rusting or pitting present. 
Fount is solid and clean , just has some surface rust residue .

** has not been oil tested **

Adlake Reliable I.C.R.R. Illinois Central

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