Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads     by Terry Cox

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Search the Coxrail database for descriptions of 23,700+ certificates from over 7,400 North American railroad companies.

Known autograph occurrences
on collectible certificates


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

Scott, Thomas Alexander
1823-1881
 
Fourth president of Pennsylvania RR (1871-1880) when it was world's largest system. Assistant Secretary of War (under Stanton) during Civil War. Employed Andrew Carnegie as personal secretary during Civil War. Director Union Pacific and president of the U.P. for one year. Also president of the Texas & Pacific. Fought Gould's expansion of Erie. Lost battle with J.D. Rockefeller over oil transportation via the South Improvement Company.


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Company
Certificate
Role
Columbus & Indiana Central Railway CoCOL-726-S-40stockholder
The Denver & Boulder Valley Rail Road CoDEN-198-S-50stockholder
Elmira Jefferson & Canandaigua Rail Road CoELM-588-S-50president
Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad (Rail Road) CoGRA-330c-S-41stockholder
Harrisburg Portsmouth Mount Joy (Mountjoy) & Lancaster Rail Road CoHAR-465-S-50apresident
The Hollidays Cove Railroad CoHOL-115-S-50stockholder
Indianapolis & St Louis Railroad CoIND-882-B-30
Indianapolis & Vincennes Railroad CoIND-947-S-46president
Jeffersonville Madison & Indianapolis Railroad CoJEF-939-S-40president
Jeffersonville Madison & Indianapolis Railroad CoJEF-939-S-49president
Jeffersonville Madison & Indianapolis Railroad CoJEF-939-S-50president
Louisville Bridge CoLOU-435-S-48stockholder
Maxwell Land Grant & Railway CoMAX-750-B-50trustee
Mifflin & Centre County Rail Road CoMIF-500-S-50
Pennsylvania CoPEN-315-S-40president
Pennsylvania CoPEN-315-S-40
Pennsylvania CoPEN-315-S-45president
Pennsylvania CoPEN-315-S-80president
The Riverfront Railroad CoRIV-357-S-50president
The Riverfront Railroad CoRIV-357-S-50stockholder
Shelby & Rush Railroad CoSHE-380-S-50president
(The) Southern Pacific Rail Road (Railroad) CoSOU-757-S-20stockholder
Southern Trans-Continental Railway CoSOU-840-O-40president
Toledo Logansport & Burlington Railway CoTOL-424-S-50stockholder
(The) Western Pennsylvania Rail Road (Railroad) CoWES-810-S-55stockholder


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
1870sCollector Contribution
1872Collector Contribution
1872Collector Contribution
1873Collector Contribution
1873Collector Contribution
1874William Knadler
1876Collector Contribution


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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