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Delhi and Hudson River Railroad Company

$15.00

SKU: 1083
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Delhi and Hudson River Railroad Company dating back to the 1800's. This document was printed by Daily Freeman Steam Print, and measures approximately 10 3/4" (w) by 7" (h).

 

The certificate features a great vignette of a funnelstack locomotive.

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

    This line was originally organized as the Delhi and Middletown Railroad, but when that company ran into financial problems, its assets were sold and the Delhi and Hudson River Railroad was formed.

    The new company had Thomas Cornell as President, and Thomas C. Platt, William C. Sheldon, John S. Martin, Daniel B. Halstead, and other prominent capitalists as Directors.

    The line extended from the village of Delhi to a point on the Ulster and Delaware railroad known as Arkville, a distance of about thirty miles, all in Delaware county, New York.