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Green Bay & Lake Pepin Railway Company

$18.00

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Product Details

 

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Green Bay & Lake Pepin Railway Company dating back to the 1870's. This document was printed by J. M. W. Jones, Stationer, of Chicago and measures approximately 11" (w) by 7" (h).

 

The certificate features a vignette of a training steaming out of a town.

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    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.