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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.

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The 2015 Key, Lock & Lantern Convention is planned to be held in Utica, NY, over the weekend of June 5-7, 2015. Additional details and registration information are now available on our Convention page, and registration forms are going out with issue #175 of the KL&L magazine! For photos of past conventions, visit the Key Lock & Lantern Flickr Photo Page, the Key Lock & Lantern Facebook page, and the KL&L YouTube Channel.

Visit the KL&L News & Media Page for a KL&L Convention Flyer, News Release (PDF Format) & Hi-Resolution Images for Media Use

The Mar/Apr 2015 edition of the digital KL&L News has been published, with articles about the upcoming 2015 Key, Lock & Lantern Convention, the recent Railroad Memories and Soulis Auctions, the Nickel Plate & Erie Lackawanna archives move to Buffalo's Heritage Discovery Center, the Pullman National Monument, the recreated Lincoln Funeral Train, and other railroad preservation news, railroadiana auction & show listings, and want ads. Visit our 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.

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Issue #175 of the Key Lock & Lantern Magazine has gone to press and will soon be mailed to current 2014-2015 members. A handful of people have not renewed their memberships yet. Don't forget! This issue contains articles about the New York Central Gulf Curve wreck, the lock manufacturers of Newark, NJ (Jones, Romer, Slaight, Ritchie, & more), a Pere Marquette RR lecture on signal oil, How Southern Pacific timetables are made, & more.

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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 Key, Lock & Lantern Web Site has been updated in order to make room for the addition of new material in the future. The KL&L Lantern Surveys & Back Issue Prices are now found on the KL&L Publications page, and Photos from Members collections are now found on the About Railroadiana page. Also, be sure to check out the updated Event Calendar!

The Key, Lock & Lantern Brochure & Membership Form 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. Click Here to view the current KL&L brochure (or right-click to download). The free Adobe Acrobat reader is required for viewing.

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