1905 Old Colony Railroad Company stock certificate.
From 1845 to 1893 the railroad operated in southeastern Massachusetts and adjacent parts of Rhode Island. In 1893 the line was taken over by the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad. In 1936, when this certificate was redeemed by Nickerson, the company was in bankruptcy proceedings. An engraved vignette depicts carts and wagons along side an Old Colony RR train departing a busy maritime port.
Description: 1905 Old Colony Railroad Company stock certificate.
New York & Boston: American Bank Note Co., 1905. Engraved certificate. 7 x 10 inches. Blind seal; manuscript and cancelled.. Folds; spindling; very good.
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