Chicago and Rock Island Rail Road Co. (106042)

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Chicago and Rock Island Rail Road Co.   (106042)
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This item SOLD at 2019 Jul 15 @ 17:44UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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2 cancelled stock certificates for Chicago and Rock Island Rail Road Co. 1) unissued with certificate # 235. 2) Cancelled 10 shares certificate #78 dated Jan. 10, 1857, issued to Samuel H. Fletcher signed by president and treasurer. Printed: Bowne & Hasbrouck 174 & 176 Pearle St. NY. The predecessor to the Rock Island and La Salle Railroad Co was incorp. in Illinois on Feb. 27, 1847 and an amended charter was approved on Feb. 7, 1851, as the Chicago and Rock Island Railroad. Construction began Oct. 1, 1851, in Chicago. 1st train was operated on Oct. 10, 1852, between Chicago and Joliet. Construction continued on through La Salle. Connected to Rock Island on Feb. 22, 1854. It became the 1st railroad that connected Chicago with Mississippi River.