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Six day Auction, September 25, 26, 27 and October 2, 3, 4, 2015.
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Sioux City & Dakota Railroad Pass (Territorial)3647 - Sioux City & Dakota Railroad Pass (Territorial)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early, territorial pass for the Sioux City & Dakota Railroad, which operated from 1879-1881 (before being taken over by Chicago, Milwaukee and S...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to I********S for (275.00 + 63.25) x 1 = 338.25
 
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Texas Railroad Pass Collection (27)3648 - Texas Railroad Pass Collection (27)
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Lot of 27. Includes: Texas & Pacific Railway (1876, 1888, 1912, 1913, ), Southern Kansas Railway Co. of Texas (1890), Houston & Texas Centra...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to y********t for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Union Pacific Railroad Pass from Promotory Summit to Bryan, Wyoming (RR Ghost Town)3649 - Union Pacific Railroad Pass from Promotory Summit to Bryan, Wyoming (RR Ghost Town)
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Very early pass with a great route: from Promontory to Bryan. Promontory Summit in Utah was the site of the joining together of the Union and Central
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to r******8 for (350.00 + 80.50) x 1 = 430.50
 
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Utah Railroad Pass Collection (29)3650 - Utah Railroad Pass Collection (29)
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Twenty-nine passes. Includes: San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Co. (1913-1916), Bingham & Garfield Railway Co. (1917, 1921, 1922,...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*********t for (130.00 + 29.90) x 1 = 159.90
 
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Yellowstone Railroad Passes Collection3651 - Yellowstone Railroad Passes Collection
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Six National Park R/R Passes: four older c1915 & two from the 50's (Prag Collection) City: Yellowstone State: Wyoming Date: HWAC#: : 31454
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to n*****5 for (150.00 + 34.50) x 1 = 184.50
 
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Four Mexican Railroad Passes3652 - Four Mexican Railroad Passes
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Three different railroads. 1) 1912 and 1914 passes for Ferrocarriles Nacionales De Mexico. 2) A 1915 pass for Ferrocarril Sud Pacifico de Mexico. 3) A
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Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to i*********1 for (30.00 + 6.90) x 1 = 36.90
 
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1910s Railroad Passes (8)3653 - 1910s Railroad Passes (8)
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Lot of 8. Includes: American Express Company (1914), Butte County Railroad Co. (1911 and 1915), National Express Company (1912 and 1913), Sunset Centr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to i*********1 for (75.00 + 17.25) x 1 = 92.25
 
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Atchison, Topeka and Sante Fe Railway System Pass Collection (25)3654 - Atchison, Topeka and Sante Fe Railway System Pass Collection (25)
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Twenty-five passes that span 7 decades in this famous railroad's operation. Years included: 1901, 1904, 1905, 1906 (2), 1907, 1909, 1910, 1911, ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*******c for (30.00 + 6.90) x 1 = 36.90
 
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Forth Worth & Denver City Railway Co. Passes (5)3655 - Forth Worth & Denver City Railway Co. Passes (5)
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Five passes for five different years for this Colorado and Texas line. Includes: 1904, 1905, 1908, 1912, and 1938-39. All issued to different people.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Great Northern Railway Pass Collection (38)3656 - Great Northern Railway Pass Collection (38)
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Thirty-eight passes! This transcontinental railroad operated between Minnesota and Washington. It was both the northernmost transcontinental railroad
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to c******5 for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Later Western Pacific Railway Pass Collection3657 - Later Western Pacific Railway Pass Collection
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Twenty-five passes. Years included: two from 1913, 1914, 1915, two from 1924, 1926, 1927, three from 1928, 1932, five from 1933, two for 1935-36, four
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to t*******d for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Northern Pacific Railway Company Passes (6)3658 - Northern Pacific Railway Company Passes (6)
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Six different passes. Included: early 1898, 1905, 1914, 1915, 1916, and 1938. Fair to good condition. The Northern Pacific Railway was a transcontinen
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Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to l*******c for (30.00 + 6.90) x 1 = 36.90
 
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Northwest Railroad Pass Collection (51)3659 - Northwest Railroad Pass Collection (51)
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Large collection of 51 passes from the Northwest U.S. Earliest is 1897, latest is 1952. Includes: Washington and Columbia River Railway (1897), Spokan
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Northwest Railroad Pass Collection 2 (17)3660 - Northwest Railroad Pass Collection 2 (17)
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Lot of 17 passes for railroads operating in the Northwest U.S. Includes: Oregon & California Railroad (1880,), Oregon Short Line Railroad (1902,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to 9*****M for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Northwestern Pacific Railroad Passes (3)3661 - Northwestern Pacific Railroad Passes (3)
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Three different. 1924, 1933 (Redwood Empire Route), and 1940-41 (Redwood Empire Route). Signed by two different presidents. (Prag Collection) City:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to i*********1 for (60.00 + 13.80) x 1 = 73.80
 
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San Diego & Arizona Railway Co. Passes (13)3662 - San Diego & Arizona Railway Co. Passes (13)
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Lot of thirteen passes. Includes: 1921, two for 1922, 1923, 1924, three for 1925, three for 1926, 1928, and 1930. Overall good condition. (Prag Collec
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to a**********o for (85.00 + 19.55) x 1 = 104.55
 
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Southern Pacific Railroad & Steamship Passes3663 - Southern Pacific Railroad & Steamship Passes
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Lot of 4 passes. Includes: Southern Pacific Company (1893, 1899, 1924) and Southern Pacific Steamship Lines (1925). Early two passes printed on colore
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to i*********1 for (60.00 + 13.80) x 1 = 73.80
 
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Two Southern Railroad Passes (Arkansas Southern and Southern Express)3664 - Two Southern Railroad Passes (Arkansas Southern and Southern Express)
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1) Southern Express Company, 1890. Issued to Frank M. Baker, General Superintendent. Signed on front by president. Issued by M. J. O'Brien, Vice...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to a**********5 for (85.00 + 19.55) x 1 = 104.55
 
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Union Pacific Railroad Passes (4)3665 - Union Pacific Railroad Passes (4)
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Four different early passes. Includes: 1889, 1909, 1910, and 1916. Of the four, the earliest has the biggest condition issues (toning and tape residue
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to t*******d for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Western Railroad Pass Collection (31)3666 - Western Railroad Pass Collection (31)
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Lot of 31 pieces. Includes: Great Northern Express Co. (two 1905); Western Express Co. (two unissued 1901); Tidewater Southern Railway Co. (1927, 1929
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*********t for (120.00 + 27.60) x 1 = 147.60
 
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Selma and Gulf Railroad Company Bond3667 - Selma and Gulf Railroad Company Bond
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$1000 first mortgage bond, with most coupons still attached. 15 x 17 "with a vignette of paddle wheeler and a railroad. City: Selma State: Al...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to m*****1 for (140.00 + 32.20) x 1 = 172.20
 
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Mohave & Milltown Railway Postcards Trio3668 - Mohave & Milltown Railway Postcards Trio
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Lot of 3: vintage B&W postcards of a train disaster at the Colorado River. Cars are depicted splayed around a broken trestle, lying in the river...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******0 for (15.00 + 3.45) x 1 = 18.45
 
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California Western Railroad "Skunk" Schedules3669 - California Western Railroad "Skunk" Schedules
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Lot of 7: the California Western Railroad & Navigation Co. started in 1885, built by the Fort Bragg Redwood Company to transport coastal redwood...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (75.00 + 17.25) x 1 = 92.25
 
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Hetch Hetchy Railroad Ephemera Package3670 - Hetch Hetchy Railroad Ephemera Package
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Large group of various documents, receipts, conductor's reports, waybills, Water Supply checks, and others. There are (3) B&W postcards, a &...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to r******h for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Two RPC's of Lake Tahoe Railway Engine #13671 - Two RPC's of Lake Tahoe Railway Engine #1
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Before and after. One view of the L. T. RY & T Co. is from 1902, Narrow Gage Train at Tahoe City. The other is a later view of the engine after ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to d******0 for (60.00 + 13.80) x 1 = 73.80
 
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Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Ephemera Group3672 - Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Ephemera Group
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Lot of 12: rare package of Mt. Tamalpais Railway maps, timetables, and tour guides for the famous "Crookedest Railroad in the World." This...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9*****L for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
 
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Napa Valley Scenic Railway Photo & Ephemera3673 - Napa Valley Scenic Railway Photo & Ephemera
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Lot of 4: (3) small B&W photos, from the "Napa Valley Route," of the "San Francisco, Napa and Calistoga Railway Electric Monticel...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t****0 for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Nevada County Railroad Ephemera3674 - Nevada County Railroad Ephemera
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Nine items for this narrow gauge railroad. 1) Eight freight office receipts, dating from 1881 to 1905, for the office in Nevada City. Six are for S.C.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to a**********o for (15.00 + 3.45) x 1 = 18.45
 
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Train Crash Photograph3675 - Train Crash Photograph
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Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad crash, c 1905. The engine looks just like the engine at the far right in the NCNGR museum web site. Matted, 9 x 11
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to i********-.. for (120.00 + 27.60) x 1 = 147.60
 
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Western Pacific Railway Co. Ephemera3676 - Western Pacific Railway Co. Ephemera
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Lot of 5: Quincy Railroad Co. Timetables. These are indicated as "Issued by L. H. Thayer, Supt." There is an unissued "Western Pacifi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to i*********1 for (35.00 + 8.05) x 1 = 43.05
 
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Sacramento Northern Railway3677 - Sacramento Northern Railway
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Collection includes: timetables; tickets; "Class C" Bond Participation Certificate, no. 181, hole cancelled; employee certificate; several...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 6******n for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Bay Area Railroad & Cable Car Photos3678 - Bay Area Railroad & Cable Car Photos
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Photos include: Belmont Cable Car and Station; Market Street Railway; SF Muni; Burlingame Railway; Millbrae Railway; Sacramento Street Line; and more.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (140.00 + 32.20) x 1 = 172.20
 
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California Northwestern Railway Booklet3679 - California Northwestern Railway Booklet
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Small information booklet, fully illustrated, about the route of this train line from San Raphael to Willits in northern California. Full of pictures
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d******0 for (15.00 + 3.45) x 1 = 18.45
 
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Northwestern Pacific Railroad Co. Ephemera Package3680 - Northwestern Pacific Railroad Co. Ephemera Package
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Large group of PRC ephemera, lot of 67 pieces. The majority are NPRC Redwood Empire Route timetables, from 1932 through 1955. There are several duplic
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to i*********1 for (55.00 + 12.65) x 1 = 67.65
 
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Railway Hand Book Directory3681 - Railway Hand Book Directory
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Rare "The Railway Hand Book" booklet, from October 1, 1897. Volume 9, Number 10, published by "The Railway Hand Book Publishing Co. o...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to t*******d for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Western Railroad Gazetteer Guide3682 - Western Railroad Gazetteer Guide
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Very rare western railroad guide book. Titled "The Railroad Gazetteer," this paperback book has lost its front cover, and the rear cover i...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to e*****r for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railroad Co. Ephemera3683 - Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railroad Co. Ephemera
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Lot of 6: various documents from the Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railroad Co. that includes a 1913 "Rules & Regulations" booklet, Local ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to d******0 for (15.00 + 3.45) x 1 = 18.45
 
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Central Street Railway Co. Check3684 - Central Street Railway Co. Check
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Rare Santa Rosa Railway Co. check in the amount of $200.00 from October 1, 1895. Embossed with bank seal, in excellent condition. Signed by both the B
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to i*********1 for (15.00 + 3.45) x 1 = 18.45
 
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Truckee Railroad Collection3685 - Truckee Railroad Collection
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Seven RPC's of different views. A photograph of a box car from the Hobart Southern #5. Three hand colored cards. Six printed cards. Two playing ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to e*****r for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Truckee Railroad Winter Scenes3686 - Truckee Railroad Winter Scenes
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Nine RPC's, includes: Plowing with a rotary snow plow, icicles on the S. P. Station, S. P. snow sheds, Truckee River Canyon, S. P. Freight House...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to i*********1 for (150.00 + 34.50) x 1 = 184.50
 
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Yosemite Short Line Railway Company Gold Bond3687 - Yosemite Short Line Railway Company Gold Bond
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Forty year sinking fund bond. Coupons 9 through 80 still attached. #5042 signed by John Hancock and J. Solinsky. The railway was abandoned by 1917. He
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******0 for (60.00 + 13.80) x 1 = 73.80
 
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Cal. and SF Train Archive3688 - Cal. and SF Train Archive
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Sacramento Northern Railway Time Tables, Brochure on San Francisco Cable Cars, San Francisco US Railroad Mail Service Mutual Benefit Association Itine
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to d******0 for (35.00 + 8.05) x 1 = 43.05
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN3689 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Lot withdrawn.
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Nevada City / Colfax Region Rail Ephemera3690 - Nevada City / Colfax Region Rail Ephemera
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Included are: passes; tickets; Expense Bills; Nevada County Narrow Gauge Freight Bills. (Prag Collection) City: State: California Date: HWAC#: : 32
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to r***6 for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Northern California Cable Car Photos3691 - Northern California Cable Car Photos
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Over 50 photos include: market Street Railway, Municipal Railway, San Mateo, and many more. (Prag Collection) City: State: California Date: HWAC#:
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d******0 for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Northern California Rail Ephemera3692 - Northern California Rail Ephemera
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Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railway; The Western Railroader; freight bills; tickets, time tables; Gold discovery Special--Sacramento to Placervil...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9*****H for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Northern California Railroad Ephemera3693 - Northern California Railroad Ephemera
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Collection includes: many tickets--Western Pacific, Muni Railway, Southern Pacific, Sacramento Northern, S. F., V. & N. R. R. Co. and more; pas...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r***6 for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Southern California Rail Ephemera3694 - Southern California Rail Ephemera
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Collection includes: Nice "One Fare" token for Los Angeles Railway; tickets (Metropolitan Transit Authority, L. A. Transit, Pacific Electr...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to d******0 for (25.00 + 5.75) x 1 = 30.75
 
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Southern California Railroad Archive3695 - Southern California Railroad Archive
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Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad Travel Guides, LA and SLC Railroad Company Train tickets c. 1907, 1912, 1921, 1924, LA and SLC financial records,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to l*******c for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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The Western Railroader Magazine3696 - The Western Railroader Magazine
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Over 200 issues of "The Western Railroader for the Western Railfan". 7.75" x 6.75". The Western Railroader was a publication tha...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to k*******y for (75.00 + 17.25) x 1 = 92.25
 
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