Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads             by Terry Cox

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NameImageNotes / Source
Adams, AlvinFrom undated (but, probably contemporaneous) proof vignette by National Bank Note Co. (Collector's personal collection.)
   
Adams, Charles Francis JrImage Needed
   
Adams, Llewelyn ShermanImage Needed
   
Addams, JaneImage Needed
   
Alexander, Edward PorterImage Needed
   
Allison, William BoydFrom a photograph in a collector's personal collection.
   
Almonte, Juan NepomucenoImage Needed
   
Ames, Frank MortonImage Needed
   
Ames, Frederick LothropImage Needed
   
Ames, OakesFrom an often-copied photograph in a collector's personal collection.
   
Ames, OliverFrom an 1869 engraving in a collector's personal collection.
   
Ames, Oliver IIImage Needed
   
Andrews, Wallace CorydonImage Needed
   
Archbold, John DustinImage Needed
   
Armour, Herman OssianImage Needed
   
Astor, John JacobSteel plate engraving by Johnson Fry & Co, 1864, from a painting made of him when he was in his 60s.
   
Astor, John Jacob IVImage Needed
   
Astor, William BackhouseImage Needed
   
Astor, William WaldorfImage Needed
   
Auchincloss, John WImage Needed
   
Bache, Jules SemonImage Needed
   
Baer, MaxImage Needed
   
Baker, George FisherFrom engraving in "The Story of the American Bank Note Company," 1958.
   
Bancroft, GeorgeFrom engraving in "Contemporary American Biography: Biographical Sketches of Representative Men of the Day", 1899.
   
Banks, Robert TunstallImage Needed
   
Barger, Samuel FImage Needed
   
Baruch, Bernard MannesImage Needed
   
Beach, Alfred ElyImage Needed
   
Beauregard, Gen Pierre Gustave ToutantFrom an 1860s-vintage engraving in a collector's personal collection.
   
Beecher, Henry WardImage Needed
   
Belmont, AugustFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Belmont, August JrImage Needed
   
Berlin, IrvingImage Needed
   
Berwind, Edward JuliusImage Needed
   
Billings, Frederick HImage from Northern Pacific stock certificates, engraved around age 53.
   
Bishop, Heber ReginaldImage Needed
   
Blair, John InsleyHand-signed photograph (probably 1870s vintage) in a collector's personal collection.
   
Boeing, William EdwardImage Needed
   
Bowdoin, George SullivanImage Needed
   
Branch, Lawrence O'BryanImage Needed
   
Brandeis, Louis DembitzImage Needed
   
Brewster, BenjaminImage Needed
   
Browning, Matthew SandiferImage Needed
   
Brundage, AveryImage Needed
   
Bullock, Rufus BrownFrom engraving in "Contemporary American Biography: Biographical Sketches of Representative Men of the Day", 1899.
   
Burnside, Ambrose EverettSteel plate engraving by Johnson Fry & Co, 1863, at about age 39.
   
Butler, Benjamin FranklinFrom June 1, 1861 Harper's Weekly when Butler was about 43.
   
Butterfield, JohnImage Needed
   
Carnegie, AndrewImage Needed
   
Casement, John StephenPhotograph (about 1870) from a collector's personal collection.
   
Cassatt, Alexander JohnstonFrom engraving in "The Story of the American Bank Note Company," 1958.
   
Clark, Horace FrancisImage Needed
   
Clark, Silas Henry H.
   
Clark, William AndrewsImage Needed
   
Clews, HenryFrom frontispiece in Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Cody, William FrederickImage Needed
   
Colfax, SchuylerLithograph from Dec 26, 1863 issue of Harper's Weekly when he was about 40.
   
Cooke, JayFrom photo in 1900 edition of Haight & Freese 'Guide to Investors'
   
Cooke, Jay JrImage Needed
   
Cooper, EdwardImage Needed
   
Cooper, PeterFrom unidentified book, probably when Cooper was in his 40s or 50s.
   
Cornell, EzraImage Needed
   
Corning, ErastusImage Needed
   
Corse, John MurryFrom engraving in "Contemporary American Biography: Biographical Sketches of Representative Men of the Day", 1899.
   
Cox, William RuffinImage Needed
   
Crocker, CharlesFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Crocker, Charles FrederickImage Needed
   
Crocker, UrielFrom engraving in collection of Augustus T. Crocker, Jr.
   
Cruft, CharlesImage Needed
   
Cushman, Charlotte SaundersFrom an undated steelplate engraving.
   
Darrow, Clarence SewardImage Needed
   
Dawes, Charles GatesImage Needed
   
de Mille, Cecil BlountImage Needed
   
Delano, Franklin HughesImage Needed
   
Delano, Warren IIIImage Needed
   
Depew, Chauncey MitchellFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Devereux, John HenryImage Needed
   
Dillon, SidneyFrom engraving in "Contemporary American Biography: Biographical Sketches of Representative Men of the Day", 1899.
   
Disston, FrankImage Needed
   
Dix, John AdamsFrom Harper's Weekly, April 9, 1864, at age 65.
   
Dodge, Grenville Mellen1864 photograph from correspondent's personal collection.
   
Dodge, William EarlFrom New York Public Library Digital Collections
   
Dows, DavidImage Needed
   
Drake, Francis MarionFrom an undated steelplate engraving in a collector's personal collection.
   
Drayton, Thomas FenwickImage Needed
   
Drew, DanielFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Drexel, Anthony JosephFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Dropsie, Moses AaronImage Needed
   
Duke, James BuchananImage Needed
   
duPont, Alexis FelixImage Needed
   
duPont, Alfred IreneeImage Needed
   
duPont, Eugene EleuthereImage Needed
   
duPont, Francis IrénéeImage Needed
   
duPont, Henry AlgernonImage Needed
   
duPont, Philip FrancisImage Needed
   
duPont, Pierre SamuelImage Needed
   
duPont, Thomas ColemanImage Needed
   
Durant, Thomas Clark (Doc)Engraved portrait.
   
Eastman, GeorgeImage Needed
   
Echols, JohnImage Needed
   
Edison, Thomas AlvaEngraved proof vignette by American Bank Note Company in private individual's collection.
   
Eldridge, John SImage Needed
   
Elkins, William LukensFrom engraving in "Contemporary American Biography: Biographical Sketches of Representative Men of the Day", 1899.
   
Endicott, William Crowninshield JrFrom New York Public Library Digital Collections
   
Evarts, William MaxwellImage Needed
   
Fairbanks, Charles WarrenLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Fargo, James CongdellImage Needed
   
Fargo, James FImage Needed
   
Fargo, William GeorgeImage Needed
   
Farnam, Henry
   
Field, Cyrus WestFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Field, MarshallLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Fillmore, MillardFrom an engraving by W.J. Edwards after a daguerrotype by Matthew Brady. A larger version is also known.
   
Fish, HamiltonFrom an 1869 BEP engraving while Secretary of State.
   
Fish, StuyvesantLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Fisk, JamesFrom March, 1933 "Railroad Stories"
   
Flagler, Henry MorrisonImage Needed
   
Forbes, John Murrayfrom Wikipedia.org
   
Forrest, Nathan BedfordFrom New York Public Library Digital Collections
   
Frankfurter, FelixLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Frelinghuysen, Frederick TheodoreU.S. Government web site
   
Fremont, John CharlesCivil War-era custom engraving. No details reported.
   
Frick, Henry ClayFrom New York Public Library Digital Collections
   
Fyffe, Edward PierceImage Needed
   
Gallatin, JamesImage Needed
   
Garrett, John WorkFrom glass negative at the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division
   
Gary, Elbert HImage Needed
   
Gates, John WarneImage Needed
   
Gould, EdwinLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Gould, George JayFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Gould, JayFrom engraving in "The Story of the American Bank Note Company," 1958.
   
Grace, William RussellLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Grant, Frederick DentImage Needed
   
Green, Edward Howland RobinsonImage Needed
   
Green, Henrietta (Hetty) Howland RobinsonLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Grinnell, George BirdImage Needed
   
Grow, Galusha Aaronfrom July 20, 1861 Harper's Weekly when Grow was about 37
   
Guggenheim, MeyerLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Guggenheim, MurrayLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Hamlin, HannibalFrom an undated engraving, probably made by the BEP while serving as vice-president.
   
Hanna, Marcus AlonzoImage Needed
   
Harkness, Charles WilliamImage Needed
   
Harkness, Stephen VanderburghImage Needed
   
Harriman, Edward HenryLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Harriman, OliverImage Needed
   
Hatch, RufusImage Needed
   
Haupt, HermanImage Needed
   
Hendricks, Thomas AndrewsLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Hewitt, Abram StevensImage Needed
   
Hill, James JeromeFrom engraving in "The Story of the American Bank Note Company," 1958.
   
Hillegas, MichaelImage Needed
   
Hobart, Garret AugustusLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Holmes, Oliver Wendell JrImage Needed
   
Hopkins, JohnsImage Needed
   
Hubbard, Gardiner GreeneImage Needed
   
Huntington, Collis PotterFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Ingalls, Melville EzraImage Needed
   
Innis, GeorgeImage Needed
   
Insull, SamuelImage Needed
   
Insull, Samuel JrImage Needed
   
Irving, WashingtonLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Jackson, Henry RootesImage Needed
   
Jackson, William HenryImage Needed
   
Javits, Jacob KoppelImage Needed
   
Jay, Peter AugustusImage Needed
   
Jerome, Addison GImage Needed
   
Jerome, Leonard WalterFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Jervis, John Bloomfield
   
Jesup, Morris KetchumPhoto, probably from mid-1880s, contributed by collector.
   
Jones, Benjamin FranklinImage Needed
   
Joy, James FrederickImage Needed
   
Judah, Theodore DehoneImage Needed
   
Judd, Norman BuellImage Needed
   
Keep, HenryImage Needed
   
Kennedy, John StewartImage Needed
   
Kent, RockwellImage Needed
   
Ketchum, MorrisImage Needed
   
Kidder, Henry PurkittImage Needed
   
Kneas, StricklandImage Needed
   
Kress, Samuel HenryImage Needed
   
Lanier, Charles DLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Lanier, James Franklin DoughtyImage Needed
   
Lincoln, Robert ToddFrom an undated engraving (likely 1890s vintage) in a collector's personal collection.
   
Little, JacobFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Lodge, Henry CabotLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
Logan, Thomas MuldrupPhotograph from collector's collection.
   
Longfellow, Henry WadsworthLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
   
Longstreet, JamesFrom an undated, small engraving in a collector's collection.
   
Lorillard, PierreImage Needed
   
Loveland, William Austin HamiltonImage Needed
   
Low, SethLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
MacKenzie, Sir WilliamImage Needed
   
Mahone, WilliamFrom an undated engarving, probably Civil War vintage.
   
Mann, Colonel William D'AltonImage Needed
   
Mann, Sir DonaldImage Needed
   
Mason, Roswell BImage Needed
   
Mayer, Louis BurtImage Needed
   
McAdoo, William GibbsLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   
McComb, Colonel Henry SimpsonImage Needed
   
McKim, Charles FollenImage Needed
   
McLane, LouisImage Needed
   
Mears, OttoImage Needed
   
Mellen, Charles SangerImage Needed
   
Mellon, Andrew WilliamImage Needed
   
Mellon, Richard BeattyImage Needed
   
Mellon, William LarimerImage Needed
   
Memminger, Christopher GustavusImage Needed
   
Mergenthaler, OttmarImage Needed
   
Mills, Darius OgdenFrom engraving in "Contemporary American Biography: Biographical Sketches of Representative Men of the Day", 1899.
   
Mills, Ogden LivingstonImage Needed
   
Moffat, David HallidayImage Needed
   
Morgan, Edwin DenisonImage Needed
   
Morgan, John PierpontFrom photo in 1900 edition of Haight & Freese 'Guide to Investors'
   
Morgan, Junius SpencerImage Needed
   
Morris, Gouverneur JrImage Needed
   
Morse, Samuel Finley BreeseImage Needed
   
Morton, Levi ParsonsFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Myers, General WilliamImage Needed
   
Negley, James JrImage Needed
   
Negley, James ScottImage Needed
   
Oppenheimer, HenryImage Needed
   
Oppenheimer, Julius RobertImage Needed
   
Page, Richard LucianImage Needed
   
Paine, CharlesImage Needed
   
Palmer, William JacksonImage Needed
   
Patten, James AImage Needed
   
Payne, Oliver HazardImage Needed
   
Peabody, George FosterFrom an undated steel plate engraving.
   
Penrose, SpencerImage Needed
   
Pershing, John JosephImage Needed
   
Phipps, HenryImage Needed
   
Pidgeon, WalterImage Needed
   
Pillsbury, John SargentImage Needed
   
Pioche, Francois Louis Alfred
   
Platt, Thomas CollierFrom engraving in "Contemporary American Biography: Biographical Sketches of Representative Men of the Day", 1899.
   
Pomeroy, Marcus Mills (Brick)Image Needed
   
Poor, Henry VarnumImage Needed
   
Porter, HoraceImage Needed
   
Porter, James DavisImage Needed
   
Powderly, TerenceImage Needed
   
Pratt, CharlesImage Needed
   
Pratt, EnochImage Needed
   
Procter, William CooperImage Needed
   
Pullman, George MortimerFrom engraving in "Contemporary American Biography: Biographical Sketches of Representative Men of the Day", 1899.
   
Pullman, Harriet (Hattie) SangerImage Needed
   
Quincy, Josiah JrImage Needed
   
Reynolds, Richard JoshuaImage Needed
   
Rice, William MarshImage Needed
   
Ringling, JohnImage Needed
   
Roberts, George BrookeFrom early 1920s bonds from The Philadelphia Baltimore & Washington Railroad Co.
   
Robinson, Edward MottImage Needed
   
Rockefeller, FranklinImage Needed
   
Rockefeller, James StillmanImage Needed
   
Rockefeller, John DavisonImage Needed
   
Rockefeller, John Davison JrImage Needed
   
Rockefeller, WilliamImage Needed
   
Roebling, Emily WarrenImage Needed
   
Roebling, Washington AugustusImage Needed
   
Rogers, Henry HuttlestonImage Needed
   
Roman, André BienvenuImage Needed
   
Roosevelt, Franklin DelanoImage Needed
   
Roosevelt, James AlfredImage Needed
   
Roosevelt, James RooseveltImage Needed
   
Roosevelt, Sara DelanoImage Needed
   
Rothschild, Edmond deImage Needed
   
Rothschild, OttoImage Needed
   
Ryan, Thomas FortuneImage Needed
   
Sachs, Paul JosephImage Needed
   
Sage, RussellFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Saks, AndrewImage Needed
   
Sayre, Robert HeyshamImage Needed
   
Schell, AugustusImage Needed
   
Schliemann, Heinrich (Henry)Image Needed
   
Schurz, CarlImage Needed
   
Schuyler, Robert SImage Needed
   
Schwab, Charles MichaelImage Needed
   
Scott, Thomas AlexanderFrom a custom engraving by Atlantic Publishing & Engraving Co. A different image appears on 1928 gold bond from the Pennsylvania Co.
   
Scribner, Arthur HImage Needed
   
Scribner, CharlesImage Needed
   
Searles, DennisImage Needed
   
Seibert, HenryImage Needed
   
Seligman, Isaac NewtonImage Needed
   
Seward, William Henry JrFrom engraving in "Contemporary American Biography: Biographical Sketches of Representative Men of the Day", 1899.
   
Sharon, WilliamImage Needed
   
Sickel, Horatio GatesImage Needed
   
Sloan, SamuelImage Needed
   
Smith, Caleb BloodImage Needed
   
Smith, GerritImage Needed
   
Smith, OrlandImage Needed
   
Snyder, SimonImage Needed
   
Spreckels, ClausImage Needed
   
Stanford, LelandFrom Harper's Weekly, Jan 23, 1864, at about age 40.
   
Steinway, WilliamImage Needed
   
Stetson, Francis LyndeImage Needed
   
Stevens, Edwin AugustusImage Needed
   
Stevens, Robert LivingstonImage Needed
   
Stillman, JamesImage Needed
   
Stratton, Winfield ScottImage Needed
   
Szechenyi, Countess Gladys Moore Vanderbilt LaszloImage Needed
   
Taft, Charles PhelpsImage Needed
   
Taussig, Dr WilliamImage Needed
   
Taylor, MosesFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Teller, Henry MooreImage Needed
   
Thaw, WilliamFrom engraving in "Contemporary American Biography: Biographical Sketches of Representative Men of the Day", 1899.
   
Thompson, James WalterImage Needed
   
Thomson, John EdgarImage Needed
   
Tiffany, Louis ComfortImage Needed
   
Tilden, Samuel JonesFrom an undated engraving, probably 1880s vintage.
   
Trask, SpencerImage Needed
   
Tunney, James Joseph (Gene)Image Needed
   
Twombly, Florence Adelaide VanderbiltImage Needed
   
Twombly, Hamilton McKownImage Needed
   
Van Horne, Sir William CorneliusImage Needed
   
Vanderbilt, Alfred GwynneImage Needed
   
Vanderbilt, Alice GwynneImage Needed
   
Vanderbilt, Alva Erskine SmithImage Needed
   
Vanderbilt, Cornelius 'Commodore'Probably The Commodore's favorite image engraved by American Bank Note Company. This image also appears in "The Story of the American Bank Note Company," 1958.
   
Vanderbilt, Cornelius IIPopular image on 1897 bonds of the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad Co.
   
Vanderbilt, Frederick WilliamFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Vanderbilt, George WashingtonImage Needed
   
Vanderbilt, Harold StirlingImage Needed
   
Vanderbilt, Howard CImage Needed
   
Vanderbilt, Jacob HandImage Needed
   
Vanderbilt, Louise Holmes AnthonyImage Needed
   
Vanderbilt, Maria Louisa KissamImage Needed
   
Vanderbilt, O de G.Image Needed
   
Vanderbilt, Reginald ClaypooleImage Needed
   
Vanderbilt, William HenryProof image of vignette used on dividend checks of the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad during 1888 and 1889.
   
Vanderbilt, William KissamPopular image on 1897 bonds of the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway Co.
   
Vanderbilt, William Kissam JrImage Needed
   
Vassar, John GuyImage Needed
   
Vassar, MatthewImage Needed
   
Vibbard, ChaunceyImage Needed
   
Villard, HenryFrom engraving in Henry Clew's, "Twenty Eight Years in Wall Street", 1888.
   
Wade, Jeptha HomerImage Needed
   
Wagner, WebsterImage Needed
   
Warden, William GrayImage Needed
   
Warner, Adoniram JudsonImage Needed
   
Warren, General Augustus EImage Needed
   
Washburn, William DrewImage Needed
   
Watson, Thomas JohnImage Needed
   
Webb, William SewardImage Needed
   
Weed, ThurlowFrom November 23, 1861 issue of Harper's Weekly when Weed was about 64.
   
Wells, HenryImage Needed
   
West, Absolom MaddenImage Needed
   
Weyerhaeuser, FrederickImage Needed
   
Wheeler, William AlmonImage Needed
   
Whitney, GeorgeImage Needed
   
Whitney, Gertrude VanderbiltImage Needed
   
Whitney, Harry PayneImage Needed
   
Whitney, William CollinsImage Needed
   
Widener, George DuntonImage Needed
   
Widener, Peter Arrell BrownImage Needed
   
Willard, DanielImage Needed
   
Windom, WilliamImage Needed
   
Winslow, Edward FrancisImage Needed
   
Withers, Jones MitchellImage Needed
   
Wolcott, Henry RogerImage Needed
   
Woodruff, JonahImage Needed
   
Wool, John EllisImage Needed
   
Wrigley, William, JrImage Needed
   
Yerington, Henry MarvinImage Needed
   
Young, Jonathan WillardImage Needed
   
Zimmerman, EugeneLibrary of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
   

 

 
 
 

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