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Old 09-15-2017, 12:05 AM
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Default A small piece of local history.

Today I found a property that did not mind me digging in the very very dry ground. So I broke out a jackhammer and found a few signals. A couple of brass valves one of them is pretty fancy you do not see things like this now days. And a small milk token from a town not far from where I currently live.
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Old 09-15-2017, 12:54 AM
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Super cool finds. Don't see those every day!!
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Old 09-15-2017, 06:48 AM
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Back when the (natural) gas boom hit, gas became the source for heat and lighting, so each one had its own control valve, and no real safeties. I'm surprised there weren't more fires.

Cool token!

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Old 09-15-2017, 08:15 AM
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The valves are cool! I've found a few, but none that neat looking. Nice token too!

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Old 09-15-2017, 06:27 PM
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Great digs Congrats!

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Old 09-15-2017, 10:15 PM
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Very cool token, one of my favorite things to find!

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Awesome finds. I'd love to run across an old valve like that!!!

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Cool token. I love that fancy valve...it would look great in a small display case sitting on a book shelf. Nice finds. Congrats.

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