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Fort Wayne, Muncie & Cincinnati Rail Road Company

$9.00

SKU: 4566
Product Details

 

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Fort Wayne, Muncie & Cincinnati Rail Road Company dating back to the 1800's. This document was printed by Stanage, Saunders & Co., Stationers, and measures approximately 10 1/4" (w) by 7 1/2" (h).

 

The certificate's beautiful vignette features a train steaming through a valley.

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 Fort Wayne, Muncie & Cincinnati Railroad was incorporated in Indiana in 1868. The line extended from Connersville, Indiana, to Fort Wayne, Indiana, a distance of 108 miles.

     

    In 1881, the line became the Fort Wayne, Cincinnati & Louisville Railroad.

     

    The line eventually became part of the New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad system.