Lube Oil Cans (4) O
... 4 white metal lube can castings and a short piece of wire to form an upright handle as shown on one of the cans... nice detail
These cans are commonly found on steam engine tenders, around railroad shops and fueling facilities. They are typical containers for the various types of lubricants and oils found around heavy machinery. They were often painted different colors for easy identification and some even had the number of the loco to which they were assigned lettered on them.