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RAILROAD STOCK CERTIFICATES
1889 ATCHISON, TOPEKA & SANTA FE' RAILROAD COMPANY - $100 Income Gold Bond Scrip. Vignette shows worker oiling wheel of a locomotive. Payment coupons attached to right side of certificate.
Price - $60.00
18__ NEWBURGH, DUTCHESS & CONNECTICUT RAILROAD COMPANY - United States of America. State of New York. Shares worth $50 each. Unissued (Late 1800s) Price - $42.00
1887 NORFOLK & WESTERN RAILROAD COMPANY - Incorporated in 1881 - Stock certificate issued to James Whitely for 10 shares valued at $100 each. Price - $55.00
1894 THE BALTIMORE & OHIO SOUTHWESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY - 10 share certificate valued at $100 each. Vignette shows a steam locomotive passing an early train station. Horses standing outside. Also notice the small dog printed in the upper-left corner of this document.
Price - $50.00
1899 THE BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD COMPANY - Certificate issued to Tom Welles for one share valued at $100. Steam locomotive vignette. Price - $45.00
1900 THE BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD COMPANY - 10 share certificate issued to R. Raphael & Sons. Shares worth $100 each. Bright-red British stamp on right side. Document printed with attractive blue ink.
Price - $40.00
1923 THE MAHONING COAL RAILROAD COMPANY - State of Ohio - Issued to The New York Central Railroad Company for 988 shares valued at $50 each. Top of certificate reads: Guaranteed by Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway Company. Price - $46.00
1898 CHOCTAW, OKLAHOMA & GULF RAILROAD COMPANY - United States of America - 100 share stock certificate. Shares worth $50 each. Early steam locomotive vignette. Price - $56.00
1904 CHOCTAW, OKLAHOMA & GULF RAILROAD COMPANY - 100 share certificate. Unissued. Price - $40.00
1889 MISSOURI, KANSAS AND TEXAS RAILWAY COMPANY - 10 share stock certificate issued to Charles Cleve & Co. Shares worth $100 each. Printed with atractive purple ink. Unusual vignette shows cattle in a field. Farmer on horseback can be seen in background. Office at New York. Price - $68.00
1909 BOSTON & ALBANY RAIL ROAD COMPANY - Contains a large, exceptional vignette showing a bridge over a waterway and various early sailing boats. Issued for 5 shares. Price - $65.00
1936 THE PITTSBURGH & LAKE ERIE RAILROAD COMPANY - 100 share certificate issued to G. M. P. Murphy & Co. Three detailed vignettes. Price - $30.00
1937 ERIE RAILROAD COMPANY - Large, impressive locomotive vignette. Issued to H. Oyens & Zonen N. V. for 10 shares valued at $100 each. Price - $30.00
1879 THE BURLINGTON, CEDAR RAPIDS & NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY OF IOWA - Very early certificate! Issued to H. H. Hollister & Co. for 100 shares worth $100 each. Eagle in center of corporate seal.
Price - $82.00
1915 THE CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of Illinois and Iowa - Stock certificate issued to Wm. N. Cohen for 40 shares worth $100 each. Most notable is the exceptional early steam locomotive vignette. Price - $60.00
1942 EAST PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD COMPANY - Inorporated by the State of Pennsylvania A. D. 1856 - Issued to Lindley Johnson, Jr. for 9 shares worth $50 each.
Price - $30.00
1920 THE PITTSBURGH, CINCINNATI, CHICAGO & ST. LOUIS RAILROAD COMPANY - Incorporated by the States of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. 100 share certificate issued to George H. Stewart.
Price - $42.00
1861 THE WEST PHILADELPHIA PASSENGER RAILWAY COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1857) in the State of Pennsylvania - Scarce stock certificate issued one month before the start of the Civil War. Issued to William M. Swain for 50 shares worth $50 each. $2,500 would have been quite an investment in the 1860s! Vignette shows a horse-drawn street car. A similar design is included in the corporate seal as well. Pen cancelled. Printed by D. M. Hogan, Philada. Price - $275
1907 ATLANTIC NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of Iowa - Stock certificate issued to Theodore G. Steinke for 2 shares worth $100 each. ATLANTIC, IOWA printed beneath title and stamped into the corporate seal. Bull Elk vignette. In the early 1900s, this was the only farm-owned rail company in America. H. S. Rattenborg was the main promoter and general manager. The route ran from Atlantic to Kimballton, Iowa with a number of stops in between. The rail line was started to transport livestock and grain as well as passengers. Signed by James Stier as secretary and J. W. Cuykendall, company president.
Price - $150
1893 THE NEW YORK CENTRAL & HUDSON RIVER RAILROAD COMPANY - $1,000 Bond. Price - $75.00
1952 WEST SHORE RAILROAD COMPANY - $1,000 Bond.
Price - $39.00
1890 THE CLEVELAND, CINCINNATI, CHICAGO & ST. LOUIS RAILWAY COMPANY - White Water Valley Division - $1,000 Gold Bond payable in gold coin. This one has a few small tears along the folds but is overall in nice shape. Price - $85.00
1926 ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD COMPANY - $1,000 Equipment Gold Note - Payable in Gold Coin.
Price - $46.00
1897 BEECH CREEK RAILROAD COMPANY - $1,000 Bond - Pennsylvania.
Price - $62.00
1880 THE HOUSATONIC RAIL ROAD COMPANY - Connecticut - $1,000 Bond - Unissued but signed by N. Barnum as president. Price - $80.00
1943 OMAHA & COUNCIL BLUFFS STREET RAILWAY COMPANY - Nebraska - 100 share certificate. Price - $39.00
1885 THE ROCK ISLAND & PEORIA RAILWAY COMPANY - Illinois - $1,000 Bond - Payable in gold coin of the United States. Two pages of $30 payment coupons are attached to the front (not shown in scan). Price - $85.00
1898 THE NEW YORK CENTRAL AND HUDSON RIVER RAILROAD COMPANY - Consolidated Nov. 1st, 1869 - $1,000 bond, payable in gold coin of the United States. Lake Shore Collateral (printed beneath the vignette). A full page and partial page of payment coupons are still attached to the top. Very impressive document printed by the American Bank Note Company of New York. The red stamp near the center appears to be British. Price - $75.00