Key Lock & Lantern, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the preservation of railroad history & memorabilia. Our mission is to gather and publish information about transportation history, and to support the conservation of all types of railroadiana, including historical artifacts, photos, records, and stories. Railroad historians and collectors are invited to browse our website, download free newsletters about railroad preservation, and utilize our other online resources. In addition to receiving the digital newsletter directly by e-mail, Key Lock & Lantern members also receive a quarterly printed journal, with in-depth articles about railroad history and preservation, and an invitation to participate in the annual KL&L Convention. Anyone with a serious interest in railroad or transportation history will benefit from membership in Key Lock & Lantern.
The Publications Page to view and download the current edition of the digital KL&L News (and past editions). The free Adobe Acrobat reader is required for viewing.has been published, with articles about Key, Lock & Lantern Convention registration, the January Brookline railroadiana auction, N&W 611 excursion schedule, State Railroad Museum of California excursion schedule, Railfan charter excursion on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, New York Central Steam Engine meets runaway freight car, railroadiana auction & show listings, and want ads. Visit our
has gone to press and will be the final issue for the 2014-2015 membership year. This issue contains articles about NYO&W Police Chief Wilson's badges, the Pagosa Lumber Company's air brakes, Brady's patent lanterns, Penn Central timetables, locks with cast drops, a Robbins baggage tag advertisement & more.
The Key, Lock & Lantern Advertising Guide from the 2013-2014 membership year remains in effect, with no increase in rates. Our rates have remained the same, but we have also introduced a new discount program, with savings of up to 20% for repeat advertisers. Also new this year is KL&L web site advertising. Now, KL&L offers a wide variety of ways to expand your reach to a broad audience of railroad history buffs and collectors!
The Click Here to view the current KL&L brochure (or right-click to download). The free Adobe Acrobat reader is required for viewing.was revised for the 2013-2014 membership year, to reflect our current dues rate and the addition of online services. Members can download and print the brochure for copying and distribution at train shows and other events.
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