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Pittsburgh & West End Passenger Railway Company

$15.00 $11.97

SKU: 3973
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Pittsburgh & West End Passenger Railway Company dating back to the 1880's. This document was printed by Otto Krebs Litho of Pittsburgh, and measures approximately 12" (w) by 7 1/4" (h).

 

This certificate's vignette features one of the company's horse-drawn trolleys.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    The Pittsburgh & West End Passenger Railway was incorporated and opened 1879, and in 1894 acquired the Pittsburgh Neville Island & Coraopolis Electric Railway (incorporated 1893), and in 1895 acquired the Pittsburgh Crafton & Mansfield Street Railway (incorporated 1893).

    The line was acquired in 1900 by the Southern Traction Company.