{"id":4764364275847,"title":"Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway Company","handle":"buffalo-rochester-and-pittsburgh-railway-company-1","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eProduct Details\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBeautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway Company dating back to the 1880's and 1890's. This document, which is signed by the company President and Treasurer, was printed by the Franklin Bank Note Company and measures approximately 12\" (w) by 7 1\/2\" (h).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis certificate features a pair of great vignettes - a train at a station at the left and a mining scene at the right.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eImages\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eYou will receive the exact certificate pictured.\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHistorical Context\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/files\/BUFFROCHESTERPITTRR.png?v=1596403022\" style=\"margin-bottom: 10px; float: none;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/buffalo-rochester-and-pittsburgh-railroad\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBuffalo, Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburgh Railway\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e was primarily a coal hauling \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/railroad\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003erailroad\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e which ran from the \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/coal-mining\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ecoal fields\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e of central \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/pennsylvania\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePennsylvania\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e to the ports of \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/rochester-new-york\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRochester\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e \u0026amp; \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/buffalo-new-york\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBuffalo\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e. In Western \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/new-york\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNew York\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e, the lines formed a \"Y\" shape connecting Buffalo, Rochester, and Salamanca. The line ran north from Salamanca to Ashford Junction where it split and continued to Rochester and Buffalo.\u2028\u2028\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe predecessors of the BR\u0026amp;P in Western New York began on October 6, 1869 when New York State granted a charter to the Rochester \u0026amp; State Line Railroad from Rochester south through Scottsville, Caledonia, Perry, Castile, Portageville, Belfast, Belmont and Wellsville on its way to the Pennsylvania state line. Shortly after it was chartered, vast coal deposits were discovered near Ridgeway, Pennsylvania. In 1872 the Rochester \u0026amp; State Line changed its charter to make Salamanca its southern terminus. In nearby Carollton it would connect with the Buffalo, Bradford \u0026amp; Pittsburgh Railroad which came north from the coal fields.\u2028\u2028\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eOn January 20, 1881 the Rochester \u0026amp; State Line Railroad was sold to a New York syndicate which incorporated the Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburg Railroad on January 29, 1881. The Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburg Railroad ambitiously began building a number of linked railroad companies extending south from Salamanca with the ultimate goal of reaching \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/pittsburgh-pennsylvania\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePittsburgh\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e. The company was short lived and by 1885 was bankrupt.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburg Railroad was purchased on October 16, 1885 by Adrian Iselin, one of the Directors of the R\u0026amp;P, and was broken into the Pittsburgh \u0026amp; State Line Railroad Company, which operated in Pennsylvania, and the Buffalo, Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburgh Railroad Company which operated the New York sections.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eOn March 10, 1887 the two companies were reunited as the Buffalo, Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburgh Railway Company. 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This document, which is signed by the company President and Treasurer, was printed by the Franklin Bank Note Company and measures approximately 12\" (w) by 7 1\/2\" (h).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis certificate features a pair of great vignettes - a train at a station at the left and a mining scene at the right.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eImages\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eYou will receive the exact certificate pictured.\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHistorical Context\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/files\/BUFFROCHESTERPITTRR.png?v=1596403022\" style=\"margin-bottom: 10px; float: none;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/buffalo-rochester-and-pittsburgh-railroad\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBuffalo, Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburgh Railway\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e was primarily a coal hauling \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/railroad\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003erailroad\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e which ran from the \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/coal-mining\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ecoal fields\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e of central \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/pennsylvania\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePennsylvania\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e to the ports of \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/rochester-new-york\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRochester\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e \u0026amp; \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/buffalo-new-york\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBuffalo\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e. In Western \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/new-york\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNew York\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e, the lines formed a \"Y\" shape connecting Buffalo, Rochester, and Salamanca. The line ran north from Salamanca to Ashford Junction where it split and continued to Rochester and Buffalo.\u2028\u2028\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe predecessors of the BR\u0026amp;P in Western New York began on October 6, 1869 when New York State granted a charter to the Rochester \u0026amp; State Line Railroad from Rochester south through Scottsville, Caledonia, Perry, Castile, Portageville, Belfast, Belmont and Wellsville on its way to the Pennsylvania state line. Shortly after it was chartered, vast coal deposits were discovered near Ridgeway, Pennsylvania. In 1872 the Rochester \u0026amp; State Line changed its charter to make Salamanca its southern terminus. In nearby Carollton it would connect with the Buffalo, Bradford \u0026amp; Pittsburgh Railroad which came north from the coal fields.\u2028\u2028\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eOn January 20, 1881 the Rochester \u0026amp; State Line Railroad was sold to a New York syndicate which incorporated the Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburg Railroad on January 29, 1881. The Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburg Railroad ambitiously began building a number of linked railroad companies extending south from Salamanca with the ultimate goal of reaching \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/pittsburgh-pennsylvania\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePittsburgh\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e. The company was short lived and by 1885 was bankrupt.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburg Railroad was purchased on October 16, 1885 by Adrian Iselin, one of the Directors of the R\u0026amp;P, and was broken into the Pittsburgh \u0026amp; State Line Railroad Company, which operated in Pennsylvania, and the Buffalo, Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburgh Railroad Company which operated the New York sections.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eOn March 10, 1887 the two companies were reunited as the Buffalo, Rochester \u0026amp; Pittsburgh Railway Company. The BR\u0026amp;P continued until January 1, 1932 when it was purchased by the \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/baltimore-and-ohio-railroad\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBaltimore \u0026amp; Ohio Railroad\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e.\u2028\u2028\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe BR\u0026amp;P was a major hauler of coal and operated the \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/maritime\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ecar ferries\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e Ontario No. 1 and Ontario No. 2 to haul coal to Cobourg, Ontario, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/canada\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCanada\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e."}

Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway Company

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Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway Company dating back to the 1880's and 1890's. This document, which is signed by the company President and Treasurer, was printed by the Franklin Bank Note Company and measures approximately 12" (w) by 7 1/2" (h).

This certificate features a pair of great vignettes - a train at a station at the left and a mining scene at the right.

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    Historical Context


    The Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railway was primarily a coal hauling railroad which ran from the coal fields of central Pennsylvania to the ports of Rochester & Buffalo. In Western New York, the lines formed a "Y" shape connecting Buffalo, Rochester, and Salamanca. The line ran north from Salamanca to Ashford Junction where it split and continued to Rochester and Buffalo.



    The predecessors of the BR&P in Western New York began on October 6, 1869 when New York State granted a charter to the Rochester & State Line Railroad from Rochester south through Scottsville, Caledonia, Perry, Castile, Portageville, Belfast, Belmont and Wellsville on its way to the Pennsylvania state line. Shortly after it was chartered, vast coal deposits were discovered near Ridgeway, Pennsylvania. In 1872 the Rochester & State Line changed its charter to make Salamanca its southern terminus. In nearby Carollton it would connect with the Buffalo, Bradford & Pittsburgh Railroad which came north from the coal fields.



    On January 20, 1881 the Rochester & State Line Railroad was sold to a New York syndicate which incorporated the Rochester & Pittsburg Railroad on January 29, 1881. The Rochester & Pittsburg Railroad ambitiously began building a number of linked railroad companies extending south from Salamanca with the ultimate goal of reaching Pittsburgh. The company was short lived and by 1885 was bankrupt.

    The Rochester & Pittsburg Railroad was purchased on October 16, 1885 by Adrian Iselin, one of the Directors of the R&P, and was broken into the Pittsburgh & State Line Railroad Company, which operated in Pennsylvania, and the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railroad Company which operated the New York sections.

    On March 10, 1887 the two companies were reunited as the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railway Company. The BR&P continued until January 1, 1932 when it was purchased by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.



    The BR&P was a major hauler of coal and operated the car ferries Ontario No. 1 and Ontario No. 2 to haul coal to Cobourg, Ontario, Canada.

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