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:

Thaw, William
1818-1889
 
Prominent Pittsburgh railroad millionaire. Revolutionized rail shipping with 'through-shipping' (using the same rail car to haul freight from origin to destination across several lines). Helped in founding Pennsylvania Co. and served as director, vice president, president, and chief financial officer. Director of Pennsylvania Railroad 1881-1889.


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Company
Certificate
Role
Chartiers Connecting Railroad CoCHA-622-S-50stockholder
Indianapolis & Vincennes Railroad CoIND-947-S-46
Jeffersonville Madison & Indianapolis Railroad CoJEF-939-S-52stockholder
Pennsylvania CoPEN-315-S-45stockholder
The Pittsburgh Cincinnati & St Louis Rail Way CoPIT-333-S-50president
The Pittsburgh Cincinnati & St Louis Rail Way CoPIT-333-S-50
Pittsburgh Wheeling & Kentucky Railroad CoPIT-939-O-50president
Steubenville & Indiana Rail Road Co ReorganizedSTE-610-O-30owner


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
1864Collector Contribution
1878Collector 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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