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  1. #16
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    us
    Oct 2014
    Massachusetts
    Garrett: AT Pro, AT Gold & Infinium; Minelab: Explorer SE, II & X-terra 705; Simplex; Tesoro: Tejon & Outlaw; White's: V3i
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    Killer piece of history!
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  2. #17
    us
    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

    Apr 2016
    Abita Springs La....Born in New Orleans
    EQUINOX 800
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    Quote Originally Posted by pa-dirt_nc-sand View Post
    Thx Truth. The old woods are loaded with 14,15 & 16 signals. These are usually bouncy by 1 number and are usually old shotgun shell brass head stamps. The badge was a clean 16/16, should have been 25/25 but hole was loaded with iron. I’ve been using Beach 1 lately in the woods around old foundations that are heavy with iron signals. I keep all my other settings the same, mid recovery, 5 tones, version 2.0. Everything else stock.
    Yeah my location sounds a lot like that dent square nails and plenty of 14 15 16’s.
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  3. #18
    us
    Mar 2012
    Wallingford, Connecticut 1667
    Whites MXT, Dual Field, CZ-21, Vaquero, Home Brewed (3). Detecting since 1972.
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    Fantastic find! Back in the days those RR cops ruled the earth.
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  4. #19
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    Jul 2016
    Central MI
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    HOLY MOLY that badge is off the charts COOL! Congratulations
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  5. #20

    Apr 2016
    South Western PA
    ACE 250 with DD coil Equinox 600
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    Thanks to all for the positive comments! Every unexpected find is the beginning of a new history lesson for me.
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  6. #21
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    Treasureman$)

    May 2013
    Wisconsin
    Mxt pro, coinmaster gt, bounty hunter
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    Very cool find!
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    God grant me the serenity
    to accept the things I cannot change;
    courage to change the things I can;
    and wisdom to know the difference.

  7. #22
    us
    May 2010
    South Jersey
    Whites DFX, MX7
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    Cleaned up nice, beautiful personal find. Very cool font embellishments on the word POLICE, good stuff.
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    Its a small world until you have to walk somewhere.

  8. #23

    Sep 2020
    new england
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    Great find! Congrats!
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  9. #24
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    Low & Slow 2C Below

    Sep 2017
    SW Washington
    Nox 800, CTX 3030, XP DEUS, Excalibur II Garrett AT Max, Whites DFX, Tesoro Golden µMax,
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    Awesome find.

    PENNSYLVANIA RAIL ROAD

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    Here is a listing in eBay for reference
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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/143735336399

    Super interesting article about Ralroad Police here

    History ? The Railroad Police
    "If you can cut the people off from their
    history, then they can be easily persuaded."
    ~ Karl Marx



    "History does not long entrust the
    care of freedom to the weak or the timid."
    ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

  10. #25
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    Low & Slow 2C Below

    Sep 2017
    SW Washington
    Nox 800, CTX 3030, XP DEUS, Excalibur II Garrett AT Max, Whites DFX, Tesoro Golden µMax,
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    3453 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
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    Pennsylvania Railroad Police
    "If you can cut the people off from their
    history, then they can be easily persuaded."
    ~ Karl Marx



    "History does not long entrust the
    care of freedom to the weak or the timid."
    ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

  11. #26

    Apr 2016
    South Western PA
    ACE 250 with DD coil Equinox 600
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    Quote Originally Posted by WaterScoop View Post
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    Pennsylvania Railroad Police
    Thx for the links and pics!
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  12. #27
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    Jun 2011
    Southwest Georgia
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    That's one of the best badges that I've seen posted here in a while.
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  13. #28
    us
    May 2011
    tujunga ca
    xlt mxt gmz and now a gmt whites
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    love this badge,iam voting banner,its would be nice too see there.cool find.
    brad
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  14. #29
    us
    Feb 2020
    Eastern Ohio
    XP Deus * Minelab E-Trac
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    684 times
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    That's a great find and a few Miner's Tags as well - very nice !
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    XP Deus * 9" LF & X35 Coils * Deteknix Headphones
    Minelab E-Trac * 5" - 4.5" x 7" - Stealth X-8 Coils * Killer B + Gray Ghost Headphones

    1724 - K.G. Half Penny *** 1736 - K.G. Half Penny *** 1783 - Half Real *** 1787 - Connecticut Copper
    1817 - Large Cent *** 1829 - Capped Bust Dime *** 1837 - Capped Bust Half Dime *** 1852 - Three Cent *** 1857 - Flying Eagle Cent *** 1865 - Two Cent *** 1872 - Shield Nickel *** 1877 - Seated Quarter

  15. #30
    Charter Member
    us
    Jan 2009
    South East Tennessee on Ga, Ala line
    Tesoro Conquistador freq shift Fisher F75 Garrett AT-Pro Garet carrot Neodymium magnets 5' Probe
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    Banner Finds (1)
    Beautiful badge and great history. It really cleaned up nice. Congratulations to you.
    pa-dirt_nc-sand and Truth like this.
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