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Detroit Harbor Terminals, Inc.

$55.00

SKU: 7366
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Beautifully engraved antique specimen stock certificate from Detroit Harbor Terminals, Inc. dating back to the early 1900's. This document, which carries the printed signatures of the company President and Secretary, was printed by the Franklin-Lee Division of the American Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 11 1/2" (w) by 7 1/2" (h).

 

This certificate's vignette features the company's warehouse on the Detroit River.

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    Historical Context

    Detroit Harbor Terminals, Inc. was was incorporated in Michigan in 1930 as a successor to the Detroit Railway & Harbor Terminal Company.

     

    The company's 10-story warehouse was located on the Detroit River just downriver from the Ambassador Bridge between S. McKinstry and Clark Streets on West Jefferson Avenue. It eventually became part of the Port of Detroit. At one time, it was the largest warehouse and cold storage facility in the area.

     

    The warehouse, which was also known as Boblo Terminal, sits abandoned to this day.