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Old 10-07-2019, 09:48 AM
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Default Northern Pacific yellowstone Park Line Luggage tag




This was found in a park in Rainier, Washington. This is my first relic.
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Old 10-07-2019, 11:57 AM
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Tags of any type are such a cool thing to find, they tell a story & are usually one of a kind especially when they have a number. Yours is in a great condition, congrats on a terrific find.

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Old 10-07-2019, 11:59 AM
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Really nice luggage tag! They are certainly fun to find, and sound so good on a detector!

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Old 10-07-2019, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Rad1sh View post

This was found in a park in Rainier, Washington. This is my first relic.
Really nice! One of the best parts of detecting is learning little bits of history in response to finding relics like that one.

I was looking at the Wikipedia page for the Northern Pacific Railway and saw that they were using that Ying-Yang design pretty much from the start at the turn of the century.

There were some very attractive advertising posters featuring the Northern Pacific Yellowstone Park line. You could get a reproduction and have it framed with a custom mat with the luggage tag.

https://www.google.com/search?q=yell...oster&tbm=isch

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Old 10-07-2019, 01:39 PM
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Nice , congrats on your first relic .
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Old 10-07-2019, 02:08 PM
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Awesome find, congrats!

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Old 10-07-2019, 04:18 PM
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Cool, I had a book about that railroad.

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Old 10-07-2019, 08:42 PM
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Cool relic looks 1940s or later to me !!
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Old 10-08-2019, 09:31 PM
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Nice find! My detecting buddy here in Hamilton Montana found a similar brass tag right next to the local NPRR tracks near the depot.
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Old 10-09-2019, 12:16 AM
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Congratulations!
Old luggage tags are cool.
Welcome to the forum from Wisconsin

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Old 10-09-2019, 01:56 AM
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Man that is one sweat tag! Congrats!

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Old 10-09-2019, 12:40 PM
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That tag is EXTREAMLY cool. What a neat find. Congrats.

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