I have quite a number of spare train orders available for sale. Some
dating back as far as the 1870's.
They are offered from
many issuing locations along many railroads,
at present nearing 200 companies, with more added
If any item is marked as being GONE!,
please inquire or
keep checking back, as I may have additional examples available!
These are an obsolete style of communication.
foolishness you might have heard, there is no security risk! Almost all
railroads listed here no longer operate in this fashion. The vast
using these 20 years and even many more decades ago. Nothing can be
learned from these items, which an average citizen does not already
while waiting impatiently at a road crossing for any train to
In fact, most of these companies I offer no longer exist- But
long, long gone... Very few are not totally forgotten, many even
unknown to so-called or self-anointed "historians."
Below is a list of those companies from which I have spares available
for sale. Or possibly a trade? Just click on the name of any company
which is of interest.
(Note: The nuisance mark seen on scans is not on the train order
Note: If highlightedsomething
is recently changed, added, price reduced or is a
completely new listing.
of these items
will be many, and varied. Whether a blank example, an issued single
copy, operator annulment, loose issued clearance card, a partial or
complete set. A filled in copy may be a like new
office file. Or it may have been carried by a train crew. If the
likely show the wear of use in service- Possible wrinkles, folded
corners, spindle hole, some soil or notes on back, etc. If a scan is
not displayed, please inquire!