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Post a coin that may have been in the pocket of a steam locomotive passenger....

panexpoguypanexpoguy Posts: 1,239 ✭✭✭✭✭

.....because the forum has been a train wreck lately.

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  • TurtleCatTurtleCat Posts: 4,583 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Some background...

    Passenger train travel during the 1880s generally cost two or three cents per mile. Transcontinental (New York to San Francisco) ticket rates as of June 1870 were $136 for first class in a Pullman sleeping car, $110 for second class and $65 for third, or “emigrant,” class seats on a bench.

    https://truewestmagazine.com/fare-railroads-stagecoaches/

    So lots of coin possibilities here!

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited February 16, 2021 5:32AM

    @panexpoguy.... I am curious as to why you think the forum has been '... a train wreck lately.'??? Cheers, RickO

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    But not for long-AU58.

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  • relicsncoinsrelicsncoins Posts: 7,751 ✭✭✭✭✭

    About 15 years ago, they tore up the streets and sidewalks of what used to be the train station built around 1880. I found this with my metal detector where the sidewalk was torn out.


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  • panexpoguypanexpoguy Posts: 1,239 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @relicsncoins said:
    About 15 years ago, they tore up the streets and sidewalks of what used to be the train station built around 1880. I found this with my metal detector where the sidewalk was torn out.


    Maybe that one took a train ride to the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in a fairgoer's pocket.

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  • 1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,665 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited February 19, 2021 5:44AM

    maybe this one ? :)

    Successful transactions with : MICHAELDIXON, Manorcourtman, Bochiman, bolivarshagnasty, AUandAG, onlyroosies, chumley, Weiss, jdimmick, BAJJERFAN, gene1978, TJM965, Smittys, GRANDAM, JTHawaii, mainejoe, softparade, derryb

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