Galena and Southern Wisconsin Railroad Memorabilia Value Guide
The Galena and Southern Wisconsin Railroad started operations in 1853 and stopped service in 1879 for a total period of operations of 26 years.
Since Galena and Southern Wisconsin Railroad began operations before 1860, it was operating at a very early time as a US Railroad. Almost any railroad antique from this early period will have significant value to collectors such as passes, timetables, documents, lanterns, and other railroadiana which wouldn't have much value if it were from a later period. Antiques from this period can be worth hundreds to thousands of dollars depending on the condition, provenance and rarity of the specific item.
Galena and Southern Wisconsin Railroad operated routes across 2 states, this is an average amount across most railroads and is typical of small to mid size Eastern Railroads or mid size Western Railroads. Items from railroads of this size tend to be of average rarity so there usually isn't much of a premium price on items from these railroads unless the item is particularly hard to find
Galena and Southern Wisconsin Railroad Operated Routes in the Following States: Illinois, Wisconsin