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Sharon Railway


SKU: 488
Product Details

Nicely engraved antique stock certificate from the Sharon Railway dating back to the 1800's. This document was printed by W. J. Morgan & Co. of Cleveland and measures approximately 10 3/4" (w) by 9" (h).

This certificate features a vignette of the company's founder -  George Boyce.


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    Historical Context

    The Sharon Railway was incorporated July 16, 1873, under the general laws of Pennsylvania, and extended from Pymatuning to Sharon, with branch lines projecting from Boyce to Sharpsville and from Ferrona to New Castle.

    In total, the company operated over 32 miles of track.

    The company formed a part of the Erie's principal main line between Pymatuning and Sharon.

    The Sharon Railway merged with the Sharpsville, Wheatland, Sharon and Greenfield Railroad Company and the New Castle and Shenango Valley Railroad Company, before becoming part of the New Castle Northern Railway Company as a result of foreclosure/merger.