{"id":3414221389888,"title":"Chicago City and Connecting Railways","handle":"chicago-city-and-connecting-railways","description":"\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eProduct Details\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIntricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Chicago City and Connecting Railways dating back to the 1930s. This document was printed by the Western Bank Note Company and measures approximately 13\" (w) by 9\" (h).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis certificate features a beautiful vignette countless trolleys and cars on a busy Chicago street.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eImages\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eYou will receive the exact certificate pictured.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003ePlease note condition problems, in particular along the top of the piece. Tape repairs on verso along top. 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This document was printed by the Western Bank Note Company and measures approximately 13\" (w) by 9\" (h).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis certificate features a beautiful vignette countless trolleys and cars on a busy Chicago street.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eImages\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eYou will receive the exact certificate pictured.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003ePlease note condition problems, in particular along the top of the piece. Tape repairs on verso along top. Very hard tp find piece at a reduced price due to flaws.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHistorical Context\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eChicago City and Connecting Railways was organized by J. P. Morgan interests under a trust agreement dated January 1, 1910, to take over the securities of the following traction companies:\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eChicago City Railway Company\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCalumet and South Chicago Railway Company\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSouthern Street Railway Company\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHammond, Whiting and East Chicago Railway Company\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eChicago and Western Railway Company\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003eThese properties comprised 407.0 miles of street railway serving the city of \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/chicago-illinois\"\u003eChicago\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e from the center of the business district south to the \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/indiana\"\u003eIndiana\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e state line, and controlling the gateway of traffic from the manufacturing district of Gary, East Chicago, Whiting, etc."}

Chicago City and Connecting Railways

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Stock Number: 338
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Chicago City and Connecting Railways dating back to the 1930s. This document was printed by the Western Bank Note Company and measures approximately 13" (w) by 9" (h).

This certificate features a beautiful vignette countless trolleys and cars on a busy Chicago street.

Images
You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

Please note condition problems, in particular along the top of the piece. Tape repairs on verso along top. Very hard tp find piece at a reduced price due to flaws.
    Historical Context

    Chicago City and Connecting Railways was organized by J. P. Morgan interests under a trust agreement dated January 1, 1910, to take over the securities of the following traction companies:

    • Chicago City Railway Company
    • Calumet and South Chicago Railway Company
    • Southern Street Railway Company
    • Hammond, Whiting and East Chicago Railway Company
    • Chicago and Western Railway Company

    These properties comprised 407.0 miles of street railway serving the city of Chicago from the center of the business district south to the Indiana state line, and controlling the gateway of traffic from the manufacturing district of Gary, East Chicago, Whiting, etc.

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