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Pittsburgh, Youngstown & Ashtabula Railroad Company

$25.00

SKU: 5339
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Pittsburgh, Youngstown & Ashtabula Railroad Company dating back to the 1880's. This document, which is signed by the company President and Treasurer, was printed by the Franklin Bank Note Company and measures approximately 11 1/2" (w) by 7 1/2" (h). 

 

This certificate's vignette features a locomotive and tender.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured. Please note close cropping at left side.

    Historical Context

    The Pittsburgh, Youngstown & Ashtabula was incorporated under the general laws of Ohio and Pennsylvania, through filing, in Ohio on January 13, 1906, and in Pennsylvania on January 16, 1906, articles executed on January 9, 1906, providing for the consolidation of the property, rights, and franchises of The Pittsburgh, Youngstown and Ashtabula Railroad Company and the New Castle and Beaver Valley Railroad Company.

    This line operated approximately 138 miles of road to such Pennsylvania towns as Wampum, Lawrence Junction, Coverts and Walford and Ohio towns as Niles, Alliance, Youngstown and Canfield Junction. The entire property of the Pittsburgh, Youngstown & Ashtabula was operated by the Pennsylvania Company under lease effective January 1, 1906.

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