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Docks Connecting Railway Company

$35.00

SKU: 3576
Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Docks Connecting Railway Company dating back to the 1920's. This document, which is signed by the company Vice President and Assistant Secretary,  was printed by Agar, Hamblin & Co., and measures approximately 9 1 /2" (w) by 7" (h).

 

The vignette on this piece shows a train at a busy station.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

 

Historical Context

The Docks Connecting Railway was incorporated April 17, 1886, under the general laws of New Jersey to construct and operate a railroad from a point east of the Bergen tunnel in Jersey City to Union, all in Hudson County.

The line was only completed from a connection with the railroad of the Long Dock Company, east of Bergen tunnel, to a connection with the railroad of the New Jersey Junction Railroad Company, near Seventeenth and Monmouth Streets - a distance of just under a mile.

The line was eventually controlled by the Erie.

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