Fine railroad antiques and vintage items issued or used by the railroads.
About Railroad Artifacts, Since 1976
Our Service PledgeAll items offered are 100% authentic. I sell no reproduction or fantasy items. All items were used by or issued by the railroads.
About UsI am Melvin Pempsell. I have been dealing in railroad antique and vintage railroad items since 1976. I sell fine items and go to great lengths to make sure that all items offered are authentic. I make every effort to be accurate in descriptions. Keep in mind it is impossible to list all nicks, etc.
I am a member of the Railroadiana Collectors Association Inc. and am a founder and lifetime member of the Western New York Railway Historical Society
Many people are fascinated by railroads. At one time, railroads were connected to most aspects of community and economic life, and almost everyone had the experience of taking the train to some distant destination. For the most part the great era of rail travel is a distant memory. Today, the railroads are a vital part of the nation's commerce, being highly visible movers of freight. For the most part, the glory era of the great railroads has passed from the scene into the realm of memory and legend.
We offer a chance to purchase a true piece of American history.