Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company 1887

Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company 1887

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Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company 1887

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Beautifully engraved certificate from the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company issued in 1887. This historic document was printed by the Western Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a train. This item is hand signed by the Company’s President and Secretary and is over 115 years old.
Certificate Vignette The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Company (Rock Island) was chartered in Delaware on December 16, 1947, as successor in reorganization to the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway. The new company, which also consolidated the Chicago, Rock Island and Gulf Railway, began operating on January 1, 1948, with 7,650 miles of track in fourteen states. Originally chartered in Illinois on February 27, 1848, as the Rock Island and LaSalle Rail Road Company, the road was renamed Chicago and Rock Island Rail Road Company on February 7, 1851, and Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Company in 1866.

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