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Western Power Company

$6.00

SKU: 3429
Product Details

 

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Western Power Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document was printed by the American Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 11 3/4" (w) by 8" (h).

 

This piece features a detailed vignette of a large dynamo flanked by waterfalls, power lines and factories.

Images

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 Great Western Power System was made up of the Western Power Company, a New Jersey corporation which served as a holding company; Great Western Power Company, City Electric Company and California Electric Generating Company, all California corporations; United Light and Power Company, a New Jersey corporation; and United Light and Power Company, Central Oakland Light and Power Company, Consumers Light and Power Company, Equitable Light and Power Company, Southside Light and Power Company and Consolidated Electric Company, all California corporations.