Railroad locomotive engine decorative fobs, various designs with strap & key chain options

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Railroad locomotive engine decorative fobs, various designs with strap & key chain options
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High quality base metal shield fobs with various railroad & railway locomotive designs.  These fobs are styled after traditional, vintage watch fobs, and are accented with well done colored enamel work (where featured).  All large size fobs are created from a single, continuous piece of base metal and finished as per the photos above.
We currently offer the following design variations.  Selecting from the dropdown choices above will provide a photo.  Click on any of the following options below for a detailed description of that variation.
  • Amtrak locomotive (lgfob150)
  • A fancy silver-plated locomotive-shaped shield with details accented in blue, red, grey and black enamel, "Amtrak" in silver text along the side, measures approx. 44mm wide x 18mm tall (bail not included).

  • B&O Chessie System locomotive (lgfob176)
  • A fancy gold-plated locomotive-shaped shield with details accented in bright yellow, red and black enamel, B&O (Baltimore & Ohio Railroad) Chessie System in gold text along the side, measures approx. 45mm wide x 21mm tall (bail not included).

  • Burlington Northern locomotive (lgfob014)
  • A silver-plated locomotive shield, details of the Burlington Northern locomotive are presented in green, black and white enamel with a sunken relief engraving and black enamel for the undercarriage, measures approx. 44mm wide x 23mm tall (bail not included).

  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe locomotive, gold (lgfob154)
  • A fancy gold-plated locomotive-shaped shield with details accented in orange, red, grey, white and black enamel, BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) in white text with gold outline on side, measures approx. 45mm wide x 22mm tall (bail not included).

  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe locomotive, silver (lgfob231)
  • A fancy silver-plated locomotive-shaped shield with details accented in orange, red, grey, white and black enamel, BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) in white text with a silver outline on the side, measures approx. 45mm wide x 22mm tall (bail not included).

  • C&O Chessie System locomotive (lgfob063)
  • A gold-plated locomotive shield, yellow, blue, red, black and white enamel define the details of the C&O (Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad) Chessie System locomotive, engraved gold defines the under carriage, measures approx. 44mm wide x 21mm tall (bail not included).

  • Conrail diesel locomotive (lgfob199)
  • A fancy silver-plated diesel locomotive-shaped shield with details accented in blue, white and black enamel with silver details, "Conrail" in silver text along the rear of the design, measures approx. 44mm wide x 20mm tall (bail not included).

  • Frisco locomotive (lgfob147)
  • A fancy silver-plated locomotive-shaped shield with details accented in bright red, white and black enamel, Frisco in silver text along the side, measures approx. 44mm wide x 26mm tall (bail not included).

  • Hiawatha locomotive (lgfob107)
  • A stylized silver-plated shield in the shape of a train engine, details of the engine are accented with 2 tones of red, grey and white enamel, Hiawatha in silver text over red background, measures approx. 44mm wide x 23mm tall (bail not included).

  • Long Island Metro locomotive (lgfob159)
  • A fancy gold-plated locomotive-shaped shield with details accented in light and dark blue, white, red and black enamel, multi-hued blue "M" on front of design, measures approx. 44mm wide x 27mm tall (bail not included).

  • N&W locomotive (lgfob160)
  • A fancy silver-plated N&W (Norfolk & Western) locomotive-shaped shield with details accented in red, white and black enamel, measures approx. 45mm wide x 21mm tall (bail not included).

  • NY Central locomotive, bright gold (lgfob229)
  • A gold-plated locomotive shield, detailed engraving defines the details of the New York Central locomotive engine, measures approx. 42mm wide x 25mm tall (bail not included).

  • NY Central locomotive, bright silver (lgfob230)
  • A silver-plated locomotive shield, detailed engraving defines the details of the New York Central locomotive engine, measures approx. 42mm wide x 25mm tall (bail not included).

  • NY Central locomotive, bronze (lgfob228)
  • A bronze-plated locomotive shield, detailed engraving defines the details of the New York Central locomotive engine, measures approx. 42mm wide x 25mm tall (bail not included).

  • NY Central locomotive, matte gold (lgfob151)
  • A fancy bronze locomotive-shaped shield with deeply engraved details, measures approx. 44mm wide x 25mm tall (bail not included).

  • NY Central locomotive, matte silver (lgfob068)
  • A silver-plated locomotive shield, detailed engraving defines the details of the New York Central locomotive, measures approx. 45mm wide x 25mm tall (bail not included).

  • Pennsylvania electric locomotive (lgfob156)
  • A fancy silver-plated electric locomotive-shaped shield with details accented in deep red and black enamel, Pennsylvania NIA in silver text along the side of the design, measures approx. 44mm wide x 19mm tall (bail not included).

  • Pennsylvania K-4 engine, bronze (lgfob207)
  • A fancy bronze engine shield, details of the engine are deeply sculpted to show quite a bit of detail, "5475" at the front of engine and "Pennsylvania" along the rear of the design, measures approx. 49mm wide x 29mm tall (bail not included).

  • Pennsylvania K-4 engine, silver (lgfob206)
  • A fancy silver engine shield, details of the engine are deeply sculpted to show quite a bit of detail, "5475" at the front of engine and "Pennsylvania" along the rear of the design, measures approx. 49mm wide x 29mm tall (bail not included).

  • Santa Fe locomotive (lgfob129)
  • A fancy silver-plated locomotive shield, details of the locomotive are accented with yellow, black and deep purple enamel, and detailed silver relief, measures approx. 49mm wide x 25mm tall (bail not included).

  • Southern engine (lgfob196)
  • A fancy gold engine shield, details of the engine are deeply sculpted to depict the engine with "Southern" engraved on back section, measures approx. 50mm wide x 24mm tall (bail not included).

  • Southern Pacific daylight engine locomotive (lgfob184)
  • A fancy gold-plated locomotive-shaped shield with details accented in blue, red, white and black enamel, measures approx. 47mm wide x 25mm tall (bail not included).

  • Southern Pacific locomotive (lgfob046)
  • A gold-plated locomotive shield, details of the Southern Pacific locomotive are presented in black, gray, orange and red enamel, undercarriage of locomotive in heavy gold engraving, measures approx. 41mm wide x 24mm tall (bail not included).

  • Union Pacific diesel locomotive (lgfob023)
  • A gold-plated locomotive shield, yellow and black enamel define the Union Pacific diesel locomotive, heavy engraving defines the undercarriage, measures approx. 41mm wide x 24mm tall (bail not included).

  • Via Rail locomotive (lgfob142)
  • A fancy silver-plated locomotive-shaped shield with details accented in bright yellow, grey and black enamel, "Via" in yellow enamel text along side of design, measures approx. 48mm wide x 21mm tall (bail not included).

Please note: our above image that displays all fobs for this group features individual photos with a matched scale, to show the relative sizes of the fobs.
PM Time Service is a licensed vendor for this, and other products, inspired by the collection of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum ©
PM Time Service is a licensed vendor for this, and other products, inspired by the collection of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum ©
We currently offer the following finishing options.  Selecting from the dropdown choices above will provide a photo.  Click on any of the following selections below for a detailed description of that finishing option.
  • Fob Only
  • For attachment to a pocket watch chain, necklace, lanyard, zipper-pull, or other accessory; or for use by itself.

  • Leather Strap
  • Fob is directly attached to a 1/2" wide sturdy leather strap, measuring approx. 90mm (3 1/2") in length, offered in brown or black leather, with a silver-toned, gold-toned, or black-toned buckle.  To use the fob with a pocket watch, you unbuckle and thread the top of the leather strap through the watch bow then re-buckle the strap.  You can then put the watch into your pocket and the decorative plate will hang outside, enabling quick access to retrieving the watch to tell the time.  These can also be used solely as a decorative piece as well by threading your belt through the leather strap and letting the fob display off.

  • Figure-8 Style Key Ring
  • Fob is attached to a sturdy base metal figure-8 key ring with solid base metal bail.  The key chain segment measure approximately 48mm (2") in length.  To add a key to the chain, pry open the top section of the key chain and slip your key between the 2 separated sections until it rests to the side.  Then, release the key chain, which will snap back to the closed position.

  • Latch-Style Key Ring
  • Fob is attached to a sturdy base metal latch-style key ring with short base metal length of thick rope-style chain connecting the ring to the fob.  The key chain segment measures 26mm wide x 65mm long.  To use the key chain, open the clasp on the side of the latch-ring, attach your keys to the ring and then close and latch the clasp back together.

  • Split-Ring Key Ring
  • Fob is attached to a sturdy base metal split-ring key ring with a small base metal swivel connecting the ring to the fob.  The key chain segment measures 33mm wide x 48mm long.

  • Carabiner-Style key ring
  • Fob is attached to a sturdy smooth polish base metal carabiner-style key ring, featuring a large tapered-rectangular body with a rounded end and spring loaded latch that closes to secure keys within the ring, heavy loop at the bottom of the body supports a swivel connector.  The key chain segment measures approx. 38mm long x 24mm wide.

Please note: our "matched-scale" images above show each fob paired with complementary finishing option colors, but we do offer all 3 finishing option colors (selectable in the third dropdown above) with each fob.
  • Age Description: new
  • Condition: Factory New
  • Gender: Unisex
U.S. and Canadian railroad companies have a complicated history of mergers and name changes.  For some helpful railroad "family tree" charts, please check out this informative American Railroad Mergers page.

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In each description, we attempt to note the following things:
<maker><size><jewels><setting><adjustments><grade/model><serial number>, <movement information>, <dial information>, <hand information>, <case information>, <misc. information>, <overall condition and comments>

Taking an example of a watch already described, we've bracketed the different sections and ordered them as above:
<Ball-Hamilton> <16S> <21J> <LS> <adj.> <Official RR Standard> <#B651197>, <nickel movement with gold jewel settings and concentric circle damascene pattern, should be noted that the gears on the movement may not be all original however watch is running strong and not affecting running condition>, <porcelain Ball marked dial with Arabic numbers has very faint hairline (not distracting)>, <blue steel hands>, <beautiful YGF SB&B Ball marked case with engraved bezels and blank monogram shield showing normal even wear (no brass)>, <fancy bow>.  <High grade Ball watch in very good condition, perfect to carry everyday!>

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