Patterson’s Creek and Potomac Railroad Memorabilia Value Guide
The Patterson’s Creek and Potomac Railroad started operations in 1900 and stopped service in 1912 for a total period of operations of 12 years.
Railroads like Patterson’s Creek and Potomac Railroad that were started after 1900 will not have as many valuable collectibles or antiques as older lines. Railroads from this period tend to have more items left so collectors have a much easier time finding items like passes, timetables, and manuals. The types of items that will be valuable are typically unique or significant items like builder's plates, daters, sealers, signs, and rarer lanterns.
Patterson’s Creek and Potomac Railroad only operated in 1 state which is indicative of smaller lines, or in some cases lines in larger states. Many one state railroads are short line railroads that didn't have large areas of coverage or large promotional budgets so items from them are likely to be somewhat rare and could be worth more if the railroad didn't exist for long or if it didn't produce many collectible items.
Patterson’s Creek and Potomac Railroad Operated Routes in the Following States: West Virginia