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Posted: 3/3/2006 5:55:47 PM EDT
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Belt buckles
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 5:57:06 PM EDT
Metal tabs.
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 5:57:30 PM EDT
Jacksonian era . redneck belt buckles.
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 5:57:35 PM EDT
Slave tags
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 5:57:45 PM EDT
something to do with the railroad


maybe markers from posts or ties or something?

Link Posted: 3/3/2006 5:58:25 PM EDT
Crate tags?
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 6:01:38 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Red_Beard:
something to do with the railroad


maybe markers from posts or ties or something?




Telephone poles had tags with numbers. I would guess that electric poles did also.
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 6:01:58 PM EDT
They look like the plates on some wooden telephone poles.
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 6:03:17 PM EDT
Pennsylvania Railroad Things
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 6:13:49 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/3/2006 6:14:42 PM EDT by jrzy]

Originally Posted By Red_Beard:
something to do with the railroad


maybe markers from posts or ties or something?






Originally Posted By fike:
Pennsylvania Railroad Things



Gettin warmer
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 6:15:25 PM EDT
I would guess name plates from railroad trestles.
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 6:41:18 PM EDT
ID tags from boxcars.
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 6:43:39 PM EDT
I'd say they're off a locomotive - maybe an I.D. tag thingy for the engine?
Link Posted: 3/4/2006 7:07:54 AM EDT

Originally Posted By DnPRK:
ID tags from boxcars.





Originally Posted By DOW:
I'd say they're off a locomotive - maybe an I.D. tag thingy for the engine?



You're both right.
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