Knoxville & Ohio Railroad Company
Knoxville & Ohio Railroad Company
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Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Knoxville & Ohio Railroad Company dating back to the 1880's. This document, which has been signed by the company President, was printed by Corlies, Macy & Co., Stationers, and measures approximately 10 1/4" (w) by 6 3/4" (h).
Beautiful piece with four vignettes - large train landscapes at the center and right, a mining scene at the left and the Tennessee State Seal at the bottom.
You will receive the exact certificate pictured.
In 1855 the Knoxville and Kentucky Railroad was chartered to provide access to the coalfields of Anderson County. At the time, Knoxville was using around 10,000 tons of coal annually and Knox County as well as the city of Knoxville signed up for stock to support the venture. By 1861 tracks had reached Copper Ridge (Powell), but that was as far as it got until after the Civil War. Around 1869 the line was re-organized as the Knoxville and Ohio Railroad.
The line reached Coal Creek/Lake City and by 1877 Caryville and by 1882 Jellico. During 1881 the line came under control of the East Tennesse, Virginia & Georgia. From 1882 till 1905 the K&O handled all of the Louisville & Northern traffic from Jellico to Knoxville. When the L&N built its own line south of Jellico, trackage rights were obtained between Jellico and Holton and the branch was built to the Fonde and Clear Creek coalfields.
The line was controlled by the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad Company (1881-94) and then by the Southern Railway Company after 1894.
Certificates carry no value on any of today's financial indexes and no transfer of ownership is implied. All items offered are collectible in nature only. So, you can frame them, but you can't cash them in!
All of our pieces are original - we do not sell reproductions. If you ever find out that one of our pieces is not authentic, you may return it for a full refund of the purchase price and any associated shipping charges.
Are the certificates offered on your site genuine or reproductions?All of the certificates you see on our site are genuine pieces, we do not sell any reproductions.
Are the certificates you sell negotiable on any of today's stock markets or indexes?
No. All of the pieces we sell are either canceled or obsolete and have collectible value only.
Are the images presented in your product listings of the exact piece I will receive?
It depends. We try to present images of the exact piece you will receive whenever possible. However, when we are offering quantities of a piece, this is impossible. Within every product page we detail whether or not you will be receiving the exact certificate listed, or if the image is a representative example of the one you will receive.
How will you ship my order and how much do you charge?
We ship all orders via the United States Postal Service. Most domestic orders are shipped via Ground Advantage. USPS International, Priority and Express Mail, UPS and DHL services are also available, and costs are calculated during checkout. Current charges may be reviewed here.
Can I return my purchase?
Absolutely. You may return any merchandise, for any reason, within 30 days of the purchase date for a full refund of the purchase price.
We guarantee all of our pieces to be authentic. If you ever determine that a piece is not authentic, it may be returned for a full refund of the purchase price as well as any associated shipping charges.
If your order exceeds $35, and the shipping address is within the United States, shipping via USPS Ground Advantage is FREE!
We make every effort to ship out all orders within 24 hours of receipt.
We ship the majority of orders via the USPS, with domestic orders using the Ground Advantage service.
Shipping is calculated during checkout. Upgraded services such as Priority and Express Mail, as well as UPS and DHL options, are also available.
As soon as your order is shipped you will receive your tracking information via email.
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Our goal is to make sure every item you receive is exactly what you had in mind. If you not happy with your purchase, we’ll help you get it sorted in a timely and professional manner.
You can return anything we offer for an exchange, refund or store credit within 30 days of delivery. Return shipping costs may apply, and the item must be in its original condition and packaging.
Any shipping charges collected on the original order are not eligible for a refund.