Initials or Abbreviations Spelled Out

This page is a list of markings on lanterns that contain INITIALS or ABBREVIATIONS and what they represent as I have heard them to be. If you have any additions or corrections to the list please  e-mail me .

Last updated 9/29/16

INITIALS OR ABBREVIATIONS

MEANING OF INITIALS OR ABBREVIATIONS

ALA GAS CORP

ALABAMA GAS CORPORATION

AM  EX  CO

AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY

ARK LA GAS CO

ARKANSAS LOUISIANA GAS COMPANY

B & D

 

B & D  CO

 

B & D BOSTON

 

B C GAS CO

 

B E  CO

BOSTON EDISON COMPANY

B E RY CO

BOSTON ELEVATED RAILWAY COMPANY

B F  CO

 

B P D

 

B R T

BROOKLYN RAPID TRANSIT COMPANY

B U G

BROOKLYN UNION GAS

B W D

 

BALTO GAS & ELEC CO

BALTIMORE GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY

C  O  B

CITY OF BERKLEY

C  OF  E

CITY OF EDMONTON

C  RY  CO

 

C & E I

CHICAGO & EASTERN ILLINOIS  (RR)

C E D

CALGARY ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

C L & P  CO

CONNECTICUT LIGHT & POWER COMPANY

C M S T P & P

CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE, ST. PAUL & PACIFIC  (RR)

C S J – P W

 

C T & E S  CO

CONSOLIDATED TELEGRAPH & ELECTRICAL SUBWAY COMPANY

CHICAGO W D D

 

CINTI  ST  RY  CO

CINCINNATI STREET RAILWAY

CITY OF BALTO

CITY OF BALTIMORE

CITY OF L A

CITY OF LOS ANGELES

CITY OF L B

CITY OF LONG BEACH

CITY OF PORTLAND W B

CITY OF PORTLAND WATER BOARD

CITY OF ST  L

CITY OF SAINT LOUIS

CON GAS ELEC LT & PR CO BALTIMORE

 

D C GAS  CO

 

D H O

DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS ONTARIO

D P & L  CO

DAYTON POWER & LIGHT

D P & L  CO

DELMARVA POWER & LIGHT (formally DELAWARE POWER AND LIGHT)

D P W CITY OF SYRACUSE

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS CITY OF SYRACUSE

D S P STOLEN

 

D U R

DETROIT UNITED RAILWAYS

D W & P

DEPARTMENT OF WATER & POWER

D W P

DEPARTMENT OF WATER & POWER

DAYTON D P & L  CO

 

E B M U D

EAST BAY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT

E O S

 

F O K & CO

FARWELL, OZMUN, KIRK & CO.

F P & CO

 

FT W ST D

FORT WORTH STREET DEPARTMENT

H T F D – D P W

 

I D H

 

I H D

 

I P & L  CO

 

K C P & L CO

KANSAS CITY POWER & LIGHT

L A COUNTY

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

L A G & E CORP

LOS ANGELES GAS & ELECTRIC CORPORATION

L A W W

LOS ANGELES WATER WORKS

L G  CO

LACLEDE GAS COMPANY

L G & E

LACLEDE GAS & ELECTRIC

L G & E

LOUISVILLE GAS & ELECTRIC

L G D & SON

 

M C GAS

MICHIGAN CONSOLIDATED GAS

M P I  CO

 

M P L  CO

MINNESOTA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY

M S H D

MICHIGAN STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

M S RY  CO

MARKET STREET RAILWAY COMPANY

M U D

METROPOLITAN UTILITIES DISTRICT

MET ST L SEWER DIST

METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT

METRO  UTIL  DIST

METROPOLITAN UTILITY DISTRICT

MO  P & L  CO

MISSOURI POWER & LIGHT COMPANY

MODERN P & H  CO

MODERN PLUMBING & HEATING COMPANY

MPLS GAS CO

MINNEAPOLIS GAS COMPANY

MPLS ST DEPT

MINNEAPOLIS STREET DEPARTMENT

N E T & T  CO

 

N J S H D

NEW JERSEY STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

N M P  CO

NIAGRA MOHAWK POWER COMPANY

N O P S I

NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC SERVICE INC.

N S P  CO

NORTHERN STATES POWER COMPANY

N S P C

NORTHERN STATES POWER COMPANY

N U LTD

NORTHWESTERN UTILITIES LTD

N W PUB SERV  CO

NORTHWESTERN PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY

N Y & Q E P & L  CO

NEW YORK & QUEENS ELECTRIC POWER & LIGHT COMPANY

N Y C S

NEW YORK CENTRAL SYSTEM  (RR)

N Y S

NEW YORK SUBWAY (or NEW YORK STATE) ??

N Y S & W

NEW YORK SEWERAGE & WATER

O S H D

OREGON STATE HIGHWAY DEPT

OHIO  D  O

 

P & L CORP

 

P D  N Y

POLICE DEPARTMENT  NEW YORK

P D H

PENNSYLVANIA DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

P E  CO

 

P G & C  CO

PORTLAND GAS & COKE COMPANY

P G & E

PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC

P N G CO

PEOPLES NATURAL GAS COMPANY

P R T  CO

PHILADELPHIA RAPID TRANSIT COMPANY

P S E & G  CO

PUBLIC SERVICE ELECTRIC & GAS COMPANY

P T  CO

 

P T C

 

P W D

 

PD NYC

POLICE DEPARTMENT  NEW YORK CITY

PGH & W V GAS CO

PITTSBURGH & WEST VIRGINIA GAS COMPANY

PROP L S GAS  CO

LONE STAR GAS COMPANY

PROP OF C T & E S  CO

CONSOLIDATED TELEGRAPH & ELECTRICAL SUBWAY COMPANY

PROP OF L S G  CO

LONE STAR GAS COMPANY

PROPERTY CITY OF MPLS

CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS

PROPERTY OF E O GAS CO

EASTERN OHIO GAS COMPANY

PROPERTY OF P E CO

POTOMAC ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY

PROPERTY OF P E P  CO

POTOMAC ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY

PROPERTY OF P L CO

 

PROPERTY OF R V F  CO

 

PROPERTY OF SO COUNTIES GAS CO

SOUTHERN COUNTIES GAS CO

PROPERTY S R C OF WEST VIRGINIA

STATE ROAD COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA

PROPERTY WPA

WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION

PUGET SOUND P & L  CO

PUGET SOUND POWER & LIGHT COMPANY

R G & E CORP

ROCHESTER GAS & ELECTRIC CORPORATION

S & S DEPARTMENT

 

S & W BD N O

SEWERAGE & WATER BOARD NEW ORLEANS

S C W W COMPANY

 

S D G & E  CO

SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY

S.L.C. WATER DEPT.

SALT LAKE CITY WATER DEPARTMENT

SO CAL GAS CO

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY

SO CALIF GAS CO

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY

SO CO GAS CO

SOUTHERN COUNTIES GAS CO

ST  L  PS  CO

SAINT LOUIS PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY

ST  LOUIS WATER DIV (DIVN)

SAINT LOUIS WATER DIVISION

ST L CO WATER  CO

SAINT LOUIS COUNTY WATER COMPANY

STLPS CO

 

STOLEN FROM CINTI G & E  CO

CINCINNATI GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY

STOLEN FROM D P L  CO

DAYTON POWER & LIGHT  or DELMARVA POWER & LIGHT

STOLEN FROM K E P & W B

KNOXVILLE ELECTRIC POWER & WATER BOARD

STOLEN FROM L G  CO

LACLEDE GAS COMPANY

STOLEN FROM LGL CO

LACLEDE GAS LIGHT COMPANY

STOLEN FROM MO  S  H  D

MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

STOLEN FROM S R C  W VA

STATE ROAD COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA

STOLEN FROM U G E  CO

UNITED GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY

STOLEN FROM UNION E L & P  CO

UNION ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER COMPANY

T M R R & T  CO  W & S DEPT

THE MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC RAILWAY & TRANSPORTATION COMPANY   WAYS & STRUCTURES DEPARTMENT

T R & P  CO

 

TAXAS H D

TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

THE P G W  CO

THE PHILADELPHIA GAS WORKS COMPANY

U E  CO

UNITED (or UNION)  ELECTRIC COMPANY

U E  CO  OF  MO

UNITED ELECTRIC COMPANY OF MISSOURI

U E L & P  CO

UNION ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER COMPANY

U E R  CO

 

U N G  CO

UNITED NATURAL GAS

U P

 

U S C G

UNITED STATES COAST GUARD

U S L H S  NO 2

UNITED STATES LIGHT HOUSE SERVICE

W E P  CO

WISCONSIN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY

W E P CO E D STORES

WISCONSIN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION STORES

W E P CO T & D STORES

WISCONSIN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION STORES

W G L  CO

WASHINGTON GAS LIGHT COMPANY

W N G  CO

WISCONSIN NATURAL GAS COMPANY

W P & T  CO

 

W P A

WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION

W P RY CO

WESTERN PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY

W S S C

WASHINGTON SUBURBAN SANITARY COMMISSION

WAPWD

 

Y.D.P.W.

 

Y S & T  CO

YOUNGSTOWN SHEET & TUBE COMPANY

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