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Geneva, Corning and Southern Railroad Company

$24.00

SKU: 184bl
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Geneva, Corning and Southern Railroad Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document was printed by International Bank Note Company and measures approximately 12" (w) by 8 1/2" (h).

 

The vignette on this piece features a long train steaming down the tracks.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    On February 4, 1909, the Pine Creek Railway was merged with other elements of the former Fall Brook Railway system to form the Geneva, Corning and Southern Railroad.

    The line operated independently in New York and Pennsylvania until it was merged into the New York Central on December 22, 1914.

    The company's lines included the following:

    • Geneva to Newberry Junction, 166.9 miles
    • Dresden to Penn Yan, 6.55 miles
    • Main Line to Corning, 0.75 miles
    • Cowanesque Valley Junction to Ulysses, 39.85 miles
    • Stokesdale Junction to Antrim, 16.65 miles
    • Beech Creek connection, 0.95 miles