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Green Bay & Lake Pepin Railway Company

$12.00

SKU: 2158
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Green Bay & Lake Pepin Railway Company dating back to the 1860's. This document measures approximately 11 1/2" (w) by 5" (h).

 

The certificate features a vignette of a dog's head at the bottom of the piece.

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 Green Bay & Lake Pepin Railway Company was granted a charter in 1866 to operate a railroad from Green Bay to the Minnesota Border. This predecessor railroad was the beginning of what became known as the Green Bay Route.

    In 1874 the railroad was renamed the Green Bay & Minnesota in light of the fact that the tracks never went to Lake Pepin.