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Lawrence Rail Road Company

$19.00

SKU: 770
Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Lawrence Rail Road Company dating back to the 1880's. This document was printed by Otto Krebs Lith. and measures approximately 10 3/4" (w) by 7 1/2" (h).

 

The two vignettes on this piece show a couple of train scenes as well as the Pennsylvania and Ohio State Seals.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

 

Historical Context

In April of 1864, the Lawrence Railroad and Transportation Company was incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania, and in June of that same year, the Lawrence Railroad and Transportation Company was incorporated under the laws of Ohio. In June 1865, these two companies were consolidated under the laws of Ohio and Pennsylvania into the Lawrence Railroad Company.

In July 1872, the Youngstown and Canfield Railroad Company was incorporated under the laws of Ohio; and in April 1873, the Lawrence Railroad Company and the Youngstown and Canfield Railroad Company, were consolidated into the Lawrence Railroad Company.

On May 3, 1887, the Lawrence Railroad Company and the New Brighton and New Castle Railroad Company were consolidated into the Youngstown, Lawrence and Pittsburg Railroad Company.

On July 20, 1887, the Youngstown, Lawrence and Pittsburg Railroad Company and the Ashtabula, Niles and Youngstown Railroad Company were consolidated under the laws of Ohio and Pennsylvania into the Pittsburg, Youngstown and Ashtabula Railroad Company.

The company was owned and operated by the Pennsylvania Railroad Company.