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The New York Central Railroad (reporting mark NYC) was a railroad primarily operating in the Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The railroad primarily connected greater New York and Boston in the east with Chicago and St. Louis in the Midwest along with the intermediate cities of Albany, Buffalo, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Detroit, and Syracuse. New York Central was headquartered in New York City's New York Central Building, adjacent to its largest station, Grand Central Terminal.
New York Central Railroad

Made by The Adams & Westlake Company. This is their Adlake No. 100 Kero model which carries a latest pat date of 1913. The lantern is embossed on the lid for NYC RR (New York Central RR). This model is a transition from the tall globe, coal oil lanterns to the more modern short globe kerosene burning lanterns. 
 The globe is the correct globe for a No. 100 Kero and is cast TOP to let the user know which end should go up! The globe also carries the Cnx hallmark and is  etched for NYC RR. 
The fount is a correct fount for the No. 100 Kero. It takes a round wick. The fount is solid and has no holes. The burner is also correct and is stamped Adlake on one side and carries pat dates of 1920 and 1921 on the other side.

Condition  - very good barn fresh condition. 
Tin is clean and dull gray aged .
No heavy rusting or pitting present. 
Fount is clean , burner free and turning. 

** has not been oil tested **

N.Y.C.R.R. Adlake No.100 Reliable ( etched globe )

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