The following information on reproduction railroad china was compiled from several sources, including Bill and Sue Knous who most generously gave us permission to post text and material from their book Railroad Detective: A Guide to Replica and Counterfeit Railroad Collectibles and Dick Luckin, author of Dining on Rails, Teapot Treasury and Mimbres to Mimbreno, who provided most of the china photos and information for Bill and Sue's book.Other sources were members of the railnet list and other collectors.
In the post World War II period a fleet of three tugs moved the barges: the Paul P. The Hayden remains afloat and in service in Oregon.
In general the most valuable lanterns will be fixed globe or presentation lanterns that can range from hundreds to thousands of dollars.
Mid grade lanterns will be tall globe lanterns worth up to several hundred dollars.
Storey was president of the railroad from 1920-1933. As the war concluded the Santa Fe acquired two of the LT (Large Tug) vessels for use in its cross-bay float service and another was built directly for them. The railcar barges held fourteen 40-foot (12.2 m) railcars.
All were named after prominent persons in the railroad: --- Paul P. Some of the railcars were chlorine tankers bound for the water treatment plant.