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kingman mikey 02-23-2021 07:25 PM

Railroad stop
Found a few relics today at a desert railroad stop. The kerosene lantern has a patent applied date from 1883.
The button says Strong Hold on it.
Also a ladies sachet, half of a heart & a small buckle.

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John Madill 02-23-2021 07:44 PM

Great stuff, love the lantern.

Tom_in_CA 02-23-2021 08:05 PM

wherever old lantern parts can be found , a seated can be lurking nearby :cool3:

Huckleberry 02-23-2021 09:02 PM

Nice relics! Gotta be some more goodies hiding there!

metaladdict 02-23-2021 09:08 PM


kingman mikey 02-23-2021 09:12 PM

Found no coins there.

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GroundSweeper 02-23-2021 09:36 PM

Like those desert relics! Nice finds man.

Metal Pig 02-23-2021 10:55 PM

We have a few rail-trails around here where more ruins can be found in the surrounding woods than in most places in these parts. I have in mind to throw my new Tesoro in a backpack and cruise it on a bicycle looking g for stuff. I think the trains starting running there in the 1870s. Already you can find some interesting relics without a metal detector. The Pittsburgh rail trails are frequented by many for exercise and leisure. One of them extends about 30 miles from Freeport to Butler and is more rural than the examples in the city.

Almann 02-24-2021 11:22 AM

Cool finds , Congrats !

The Jersey Digger 02-25-2021 02:33 PM

Another nice hunt. I'd like to get up there someday to detect.

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