Ohio Valley Railway Company


SKU: 461gr
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Ohio Valley Railway Company dating back to the 1880's. This document was printed by the American Bank Note Company and measures approximately 10 3/4" (w) by 7" (h).


This certificate features three beautiful vignettes - a train at a station at the upper right, a profile of a female figure at the left and a mining scene at the bottom.

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 Ohio Valley Railway was incorporated in Kentucky in 1871. In 1890, the line was reorganized as the Pittbsurgh, Ohio Valley & Cincinnati Railroad. It eventually became part of the Pennsylvania Railroad system.

    The line ran from Bellaire to Powhatan, all within Ohio, a distance of just over 15 miles.