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Indianapolis and Northwestern Traction Company

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SKU: 941
Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Indianapolis and Northwestern Traction Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document, which has been signed by the company Vice President and Treasurer, was printed by the American Bank Note Company and measures approximately 12" (w) by 8 1/4" (h).

 

The certificate's intricate vignette features a pair of female allegorical figures flanking a dynamo. Also visible are two trolleys and a city skyline.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    The Indianapolis and Northwestern Traction Company fell under the control of the Terre Haute, Indianapolis & Eastern Traction Company in 1907. Other lines falling under the control of the THI&E at the same time were:

    Indianapolis & Eastern Railway Company (to Richmond)
    Indianapolis & Martinsville Rapid Transit Company
    Indianapolis & Western Railway Company (to Danville)
    Indianapolis, Crawfordsville & Western Traction Company