Nicely engraved antique stock certificate from the Troy and Tiptonville Rail Road Company dating back to the 1800's. This document was printed by Chas. F. Ketcham & Co, and measures approximately 9 1/2" (w) by 6 3/4" (h).
Beautiful vignette of an eagle perched on an American flag.
You will receive the exact certificate pictured. Please note margin faults at lower right corner. Paper brittle from age.
The Troy and Tiptonville Railroad was incorporated in Tennessee in 1887 and operated a line between Troy and Moffat - a distance of about five miles.
The line was succeeded by Chicago, St. Louis and New Orleans Railroad before becoming part of the Illinois Central Railroad.