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Fort Pitt Traction Company

$20.00

SKU: 496
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Fort Pitt Traction Company dating back to the 1800's. This document was printed by the American Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 10 3/4" (w) by 7" (h).

 

The certificate's beautiful vignette features trolley on a city street.

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 Fort Pitt Traction Company was incorporated in 1895, acquiring the Fort Pitt Street Passenger Railway, Gross Street Railway, Highland Park Passenger Railway, Highland Passenger Railway, and Negley Street Railway. From 1895 to 1896 the company leased the Allegheny Traction Company, Citizens Traction Company, and Duquesne Traction Company.

    The leases of all three companies was assumed in 1896 by Consolidated Traction Company.

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