Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads     by Terry Cox

A guidebook and catalog of prices
(I do NOT buy or sell certificates on this website)

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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 all railroad-related certificates currently known to display the autograph of:

Trask, Spencer
Financier, Wall Street broker and philanthropist. Founder Spencer Trask & Co (previously Trask & Brown) in 1881; financed and supported Thomas Edison; trustee of Edison Elictric Light Co; partnered with George F Peabody to buy New York Times

Old Colony Railroad (Rail Road) CoOLD-250-B-45abondholder
Oregon & Transcontinental CoORE-745-S-52stockholder
The Ottawa & New York Railway CoOTT-389-S-45stockholder
The Pittsburgh Cincinnati Chicago & St Louis Railway CoPIT-324-S-85stockholder
(The) St Louis Alton & Terre Haute Railroad CoSTL-098-S-51stockholder

Autograph samples

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

DateAutograph sampleImage courtesy of
1892Collector contribution (AspesiL)

Please help by:

  • sending images of additional autographs
  • scan at 400 dpi of higher resolution
  • leave about one inch (2 cm) space around the signature
  • include date the celebrity signed (might be different than issue date if signed on back) .

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


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