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Hi. I recently acquired this interesting toolbox in an auction. Looking through the contents of the toolbox I think the person who owned it previously was a railyard mechanic or repairman. I've never seen a toolbox like this before so perhaps it is specific to railyard use. Has anyone seen a toolbox like this before? Any idea who made it where what it's intended purpose was? It has three separate bays. Each Bay has two removable trays. The entire box is made out of very heavy gauge sheet metal. It probably weighs 100 pounds. It looks like it's been painted more than once. The original paint was probably a dark red. The hinges and the latch on the left are brass. The main middle latch seems to have been added later. maybe the original brass latch was moved to the left and a heavy duty steel latch was placed in the middle. I'd love to restore this box but I'd like to know what it looked like originally get some of one in good shape to work from. Thank you!
 

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