Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads     by Terry Cox

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Known autograph occurrences
on collectible certificates

This represents a full listing of railroad-related certificates
known to exist with the celebrity autograph of:

Elkins, William Lukens
Early oil developer and refiner. Became one of original Standard Oil partners in 1875. Sold out interest in 1881 and invested in Philadelphia street railways. Diveresified to other major cities and became major owner in several streetcar systems. Director of several utilities and railroads.

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The Continental Passenger Railway Co (of Philadelphia)CON-870-S-48president
The Continental Passenger Railway Co (of Philadelphia)CON-870-S-48stockholder
The Continental Passenger Railway Co (of Philadelphia)CON-870-S-50apresident
The Continental Passenger Railway Co (of Philadelphia)CON-870-S-50astockholder
Pittsburgh Virginia & Charleston Railway CoPIT-889-S-55stockholder
Twenty-Third Street Railway CoTWE-750-S-45president
Twenty-Third Street Railway CoTWE-750-S-45stockholder and president
(The) Union Passenger Railway Co of PhiladelphiaUNI-339-S-50president
(The) West Philadelphia Passenger Railway CoWES-265-S-50stockholder

Autograph samples

Please note: I do NOT authenticate autographs. These samples were provided
by collectors and dealers who had evidence to believe these are valid
signatures. Please contact me if you discover evidence to the contrary.

DateAutograph sampleSource
1885Collector Contribution
1890Collector Contribution
abt 1898'Contemporary American Biography,' 1899

Please help by sending images of additional autographs, or
better images than those shown here. Scan them at high
resolution (about 300 dpi) with about one inch (2 cm) space around
the signature. Since handwriting changes with age,
please include the date of the autograph.

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