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Climax Loco - Original Headlight

From the Collection of Puffing Billy Railway School Rd Menzies Creek Victoria

Description
Original Climax Loco Headlight Lamp made of metal
Size
Height: 32" ( 812. mm ) Base: 15" x 21" ( 381 mm x 533 mm ) Side; 16 3/4" x 10 3/4" ( 425 mm x 273 mm )
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Object Registration
000353
Keywords
climax loco headlight lamp, star loco headlight lamp, star head light & lantern company, puffing billy
Historical information
Original Climax Loco Headlight Lamp made by the Star Lamp company

THE HISTORY OF STAR HEADLIGHT & LANTERN COMPANY
1889: On April 20 of 1889, "Star Headlight Company" formed. The company is located on Allen Street in the city of Rochester, New York. There were five original investors. The original founders were Elias C. Glazier, George L. Estes, Allen D. Close, James H. Crouch and George S. Riley.
1914: Name of company changes to "Star Head Light & Lantern Company."
1915: Star Head Light & Lantern Company catalog now lists more than 100 versions lamps and lanterns.
Made By
STAR HEADLIGHT & LANTERN COMPANY (Maker)
Significance
Historic - Industrial railway - Forests Commission of Victoria, Timber Logging Climax Locomotive Headlight Lamp
Last updated
30 Oct 2019 at 2:56PM