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Chester Street Railway Company

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SKU: 1817
Product Details

 

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Chester Street Railway Company dating back to the 1920's. This document, which has been signed by the company President and Treasurer, was printed by John Spencer, Printer & Bookbinder, and measures approximately 12" (w) by 7 3/4" (h). 

 

This certificate's detailed vignette features a trolley car.

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You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

 

Please note edge faults along bottom margin.

    Historical Context

    The Chester Street Railway Company was incorporated in Pennsylvania on July 13, 1882.

     

    In 1891, the line was leased to the Union Railway Company of Chester, which in turn, was leased by the Southern Pennsylvania Traction Company in 1910.

     

    The company operated just over 7.5 miles of track.