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Chicago Railway Equipment Company

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Stock Number: 351
Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Chicago Railway Equipment Company dating back to the 1890's. This document was printed by the Western Bank Note Company and measures approximately 12" (w) by 7 3/4" (h).

This certificate's vignette features a train steaming into a city depot.

Images

The images presented are representative of the piece(s) you will receive. When representative images are presented for one of our offerings, you will receive a certificate in similar condition as the one pictured; however dating, denomination, certificate number and issuance details may vary.

    Historical Context

    The Chicago Railway Equipment Company was founded in 1887 by Edward B. Leigh, and was a descendant of the National Hollow Brake Beam Company. During its first 20 years, this firm sold over six million brake beams.

    Though the company was founded in Chicago, it was actually incorporated and ultimately declared bankrupt in Dane County, Wisconsin. The company also had a plant in Detroit.

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