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Cast Iron Railroad DERAIL Sign, Early 20th Century


Very thick cast iron DERAIL sign, early 20th century American railroad. Great original yellow and black paint. Two holes for easy mounting. This sign is quite heavy.


  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. Condition as expected for outdoor railroad sign exposed to the elements. Very solid cast iron. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 14 in. x W 29.5 in. x D 1 in.

    H 35.56 cm x W 74.93 cm x D 2.54 cm

  • Seller location
    Santa Monica, CA
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