Vintage Neon Railroad Sign: “Western Pacific Feather River Route” – NS6173
Original Early 1900’s Era Genuine Vintage Porcelain Railroad Sign With Fully Rebuilt Neon And Electrical Components, Including All Solid State Transformers
This Extremely Rare, Extra Large Sign Measures Nearly 4 Feet Wide And Is A Perfect Centerpiece Item For The Serious Train Station Memorabilia Enthusiast
Vintage Neon Railroad Sign: "Western Pacific Feather River Route"
This original vintage neon railroad sign, for the Western Pacific Railroad, Feather River Route, and is just one of hundreds of collectible automobilia and petroliana collectibles currently for sale from ArtFactory.com. This single sided, porcelain enamel sign measures 41 inches tall by 46 inches wide, on a 5 inch deep metal can, and reads "Western Pacific Feather River Route". It is a 3 color sign with a primarily blue background and white and red lettering and graphics. This in an original early 1900's genuine vintage porcelain railroad sign. Like all of our collectible signs, it is sold in original, unrestored condition as pictured. We do not believe in restoring old signs because it is our belief that every ding, dent, and blemish is part of the story and history of the item. However, all electrical elements and neon have been fully rebuilt by our experts with solid state transformers, and an on/off pull chord as pictured.
Vintage Neon Railroad Sign Additional Details
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Vintage Neon Railroad Sign Specifications
- Type: Porcelain Enamel
- Sides: Single Sided
- Shape: Rectangular
- Company: Western Pacific Railroad
- For: Feather River Route
- Era: Early to Mid 1900s
- Manufacture: Veribrite Signs
- Place Of Manufacture: Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
- Color: Blue/White/Red
- Neon Color: White (Lettering)/Green/Red (Logo)
- Dimensions: 41 Inches Tall By 46 Inches Wide (5 Inch Deep Metal Can)
- Condition: Original Porcelain Sign, Not Restored Or Doctored
- As-Is, See Photos For Details
- Neon Details: All neon and solid state transformers, wiring, mounts, switches, and wires have been replaced.
- Comes with H.J. Nick exclusive “Fast Hanger Bar” Allowing a simple and easy way to hang straight and true every time.
- Housing Can Rebuilt In Heavy Gage Steel And Finished For Indoor Or Outdoor Use
- Neon has separate toggle pull chord as pictured so that the sign can easily be switched on and off with out unplugging.
About The Western Pacific Railroad Feather River Route
The Feather River Route is a rail line that was built and operated by the Western Pacific Railroad. It was constructed between 1906 and 1909, and connects the cities of Oakland, California, and Salt Lake City, Utah. The line was built to compete with the Central Pacific Railroad (and later Southern Pacific Railroad), which at the time held a nearly complete monopoly on Northern California rail service. The route derives its name from its crossing of the Sierra Nevada, where it follows both the North and Middle Forks of the Feather River. The route is famous for its impressive engineering qualities and its considerable scenic value. All of the route is now owned and operated by the Union Pacific Railroad; however, the Union Pacific has transferred significant portions of the route to other lines. The portion still called the Feather River Route by the Union Pacific runs from the California Central Valley to Winnemucca, Nevada and has been divided into three subdivisions named the Sacramento, Canyon and Winnemucca subdivisions. Read More At: Feather River Route on Wikipedia
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