Ashton Valve Company Boston, MASS. #3942
8″ x 16 1/2″ with a 2″ Inlet 3 Chime Whistle
30″ Overall Height
Lever is 18 1/2″ Long
Weight is 85 Pounds
Bronze Construction w/ Steel Lever made by Scholl Engine Shop
This whistle is in very good original condition with most of the original patina. This whistle with a built in valve could have been used in many applications: Steam Locomotives, Factories, and Steam Ships.
The bell has some pitting from use, and a repair that was most likely completed by Ashton at the time of casting.
The following things were done by Scholl Engine Shop:
-Serviced the Valve
-Made Steel Lever
-Repaired Short Cracks in Lower Partitions
Lunkenheimer 5″ “Mocking-Bird” 1912 Steam Whistle
Lunkenheimer 3″ Chime Pat. 1892 Bowtie Fulcrum Steam Whistle
Southern Railway 5 3/8″ Railroad Lantern w/ Clear Cast Globe
Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Railroad (CCC & StL Ry) 5 3/8″ Clear Cast Safety First Globe
Lehigh & New England Railroad (L & NE RR) 5 3/8″ Cobalt Blue Globe
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B & O RR) 5 3/8″ Clear Cast (Capitol Dome – Safety First) Globe
Philadelphia Baltimore & Washington Railroad (P B & W RR) 5 3/8″ Clear Cast Globe
The 4″ Crosby is a hook and lever steam whistle, #470 pre 1880 whistle (Scholl Engine Shop – Personal Collection).
The 5″ Crosby, #8430, was repaired for a customer by Scholl Engine Shop in 2012.
The 8″ Crosby, #11957, was a full restoration project for a customer by Scholl Engine Shop in 2012.
We are looking for several items to complete current shop projects, or to locate parts for customers. Please contact us if you have any of the following items:
Southern Railway 3 Chime “Steamboat” 6″ x 18″ x 2″ inlet Steam Whistle – We need any of the following new or used parts: Fulcrum, Fulcrum Mount, Center Valve, and Lever.
Alpha De-Laval 2 1/2 HP Wico Magneto Style Engine – Need Cast Iron Crank Guard
Railroad Lantern – Pennsylvania RR 5 3/8″ Armspear Snap-on Bell Bottom w/ Fount – Note: we need only the base with the fount
Railroad Lantern – Hocking Valley 5 3/8″ Cast Globe (any color)
*SOLD* Lonergan 6″ x 12″ *SOLD*
This whistle restoration was completed at the begining of November, and is currently for sale in our inventory. Please contact us for pricing information.
*SOLD* Lunkenheimer Pre 1895 Flat Top Chime Whistle *SOLD*
This whistle was restored at our shop this summer. The pictures show the condition of the whistle as recieved, the whistle disassembled prior to restoration, and the final restored piece. This whistle is the predecessor of the Lunkenheimer Round Top whistles.
*SOLD* Powell 3″ Chime Whistle *SOLD*
This Powell 3″ Chime Steam Whistle was completely restored by our shop this past winter.