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:

Vanderbilt, William Kissam
Grandson of Commodore Vanderbilt and son of William Henry. During his management, family interests transferred to Rockefeller/Morgan's Pennsylvania group (1903). Chairman Lake Shore (1883-1903). President Nickel Plate (1882-1887). Noted yachtsman.

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Battle Creek & Sturgis Railway CoBAT-760-S-55stockholder
(The) Beech Creek Railroad CoBEE-333-S-40executor
Detroit Toledo & Milwaukee Railroad CoDET-881-S-50vice-president
Detroit Toledo & Milwaukee Railroad CoDET-881-S-50stockholder
Detroit Toledo & Milwaukee Railroad CoDET-881-S-50
Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad CoIND-230-B-40bondholder
Indiana Northern Railway CoIND-379-S-10stockholder
The Jersey Shore Pine Creek & Buffalo Railway CoJER-813-B-54trustee
(The) Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway CoLAK-627-B-35executor
(The) Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway CoLAK-627-B-36vice-president
Lansing Transit RailwayLAN-967-S-50stockholder
Michigan Air Line Rail Road (Railroad) CoMIC-053-S-50stockholder
The Michigan Central Rail Road CoMIC-182b-B-11abondholder
The New York Central Railroad CoNEW-530b-B-53trustee
New York Central Sleeping Car CoNEW-545-S-40executor
New York Central Sleeping Car CoNEW-545-S-40
New York Central Sleeping Car CoNEW-545-S-41executor
New York Central Sleeping Car CoNEW-545-S-41aexecutor
New York Central Sleeping Car CoNEW-545-S-42stockholder
The New York Chicago & St Louis Railway CoNEW-556.0-S-30president
The New York & Harlem Railroad CoNEW-609-B-52president
The New York & Harlem Railroad CoNEW-609-S-33vice president
The New York & Harlem Railroad CoNEW-609-S-40president
The Ottawa & New York Railway CoOTT-389-S-45stockholder
The Pine Creek Railway CoPIN-414-B-50
The Pine Creek Railway CoPIN-414-B-50trustee
The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Rail Road (Railroad) CoPIT-525-S-40trustee
The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Rail Road (Railroad) CoPIT-525-S-40astockholder
The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Rail Road (Railroad) CoPIT-525-S-40atrustee
The Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Rail Road (Railroad) CoPIT-525-S-40aexecutor
The Pittsburgh McKeesport & Youghiogheny Railroad CoPIT-616-S-60trustee
The Pittsburgh McKeesport & Youghiogheny Railroad CoPIT-616-S-60stockholder
Canada Southern Bridge Co-S-30stockholder
The Spuyten Duyvil & Port Morris Railroad CoSPU-500-S-50executor
The Spuyten Duyvil & Port Morris Railroad CoSPU-500-S-50stockholder
St Paul & Sioux City Rail Road (Railroad) CoSTP-636-S-40stockholder
Sturgis Goshen & St Louis Railway CoSTU-286a-S-50stockholder
Swan Creek Railway Co of Toledo OhioSWA-286-S-45stockholder
The Terminal Railway of BuffaloTER-034-S-50stockholder
Tivoli Hollow Railroad CoTIV-500-S-45stockholder

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
1882Collector Contribution
1882Collector Contribution
1885Collector Contribution
1885Collector Contribution
1885William 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.

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