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:

Thomson, John Edgar
Civil engineer, railroad executive, and financier. Third president of Pennsylvania RR during its greatest period of expansion.

The Connecting Railway CoCON-455-S-30president
Harrisburg Portsmouth Mount Joy (Mountjoy) & Lancaster Rail Road CoHAR-465-S-50apresident
The Hollidays Cove Railroad CoHOL-115-S-50stockholder
Junction Rail Road CoJUN-350a-S-30president
Junction Rail Road CoJUN-350a-S-30stockholder and president
Mifflin & Centre County Rail Road CoMIF-500-S-50president
(The) Northern Pacific Railroad CoNOR-787-B-13trustee
(The) Northern Pacific Railroad CoNOR-787-B-19trustee
The Pan Handle Railway CoPAN-300-S-40president
The Pan Handle Railway CoPAN-300-S-70president
The Pittsburgh Cincinnati & St Louis Rail Way CoPIT-333-S-70stockholder
Pittsburgh New Castle & Cleveland Rail Road CoPIT-657-B-50trustee
Plymouth Kankakee & Pacific Railroad CoPLY-286b-B-50trustee
Plymouth Kankakee & Pacific Railroad CoPLY-286b-B-51trustee
Toledo Logansport & Burlington Railway CoTOL-424-S-50stockholder
The Tyrone & Clearfield Railway CoTYR-167-S-50president
(The) Western Pennsylvania Rail Road (Railroad) CoWES-810-S-55stockholder
Western Transportation CoWES-851-S-50trustee

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
18??Collector Contribution
1867Collector Contribution
1868Collector Contribution
1871Collector Contribution
1871William Knadler

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.

Click here to see pictures of all the celebrities I currently have on file.


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