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Pittsburgh, Marion and Chicago Railway Company

$19.00

SKU: 506
Product Details

Nicely engraved antique stock certificate from the Pittsburgh, Marion and Chicago Railway Company dating back to the 1800's. This document was printed by T. V. Kraft & Co., and measures approximately 11" (w) by 7" (h).

 

This certificate features a great vignette of a train at a station.

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 Pittsburgh, Marion & Chicago Railway Company was incorporated in the states of Ohio and Pennsylvania on November 19, 1885 as a successor to the New York, Pittsburgh and Chicago Railway Company. On February 12, 1886, the line was consolidated with the Wampum and State Line Railway Company - retaining the Pittsburgh, Marion & Chicago Railway Company name.

The line was sold at a sheriff's sale on April 13, 1896 to a purchasing committee and then three days later was acquired by the Pittsburgh, Lisbon & Western Railway Company.

Before being acquired by the Pittsburgh, Lisbon and Western; the Pittsburgh, Marion & Chicago operated lines from New Galilee, Pennsylvania to Lisbon Ohio (25 miles) and Cannelton Junction, Pennsylvania to Cannel Mills, Pennsylvania (3 miles).

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