Colorado Mining & Railroad Stocks (116984)

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Colorado Mining & Railroad Stocks  (116984)
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1) The Northwestern Terminal Railway Co. Two certificates. #60 unissued/uncanceled (U/U) and #5, I/C, One share @ $100 par. Issued to Frank B. Gibson Dec 26, 1906. Signed Wm. G. Evans President. BROWN, embossed seal, vignette 4-6-0 @depot men on dock. Printer unknown. Only other known certificate issued is #21 for 29,991 of the 30,000 shares authorized. Both EF cond.

2) Blue River Mining Company. Location of Mines Summit County, Colorado (printed under title). Inc. in Illinois. No. 17, issued for 100 shares to Michael Kinealy on June 27th, 1881. Signed by president Jos. Hall and secretary Joshua Bond. Not cancelled. Allegorical vignette of Colorado shield. Printed by A. Gast & Co., St. Louis. Folds, clean. 8.5 x 10.25" Listed in 1879 CO Mining Directory but with no details. The 1883 directory states the company owns the Blue River placer (91 acres) situated at the mouth of French Gulch at Breckenridge. The company also owns interests in the Union French and Gold Run ditches (fluming and sluicing). A 155 ft. shaft has also been developed on the Blue River No. 1. (pg. 752).

3) Two stock certificates for Denver-Salt Lake Railway Tunnel and Mining Co. Inc. CO. Printed: Denver Litho Co., Denver. CO 1) 163 shares cert. #2 issued to L. A. Turner issued July 19, 1902. Signed John Reilley, VP. Green border, raised company seal. 2) 100 shares cert. #517 issued to James E. Ratchford issued July 22, 1902.

4) Trophy Mining Company. Inc. in New York. No. 103, issued for 50 shares to JP Hutchinson on Dec. 13th, 1880. Signed by the president (Blanchard) and secretary (McKnight), stamp cancelled signatures. Black border and print, vignette of miners working with lamps. Printed by ABN.6.75 x 11.5" Folds, stub attached. According to E& MJ Vol. 34 (1882), the company worked the Trophy and Seventy-Nine Lodes in the Leadville District. However, the company is described in the 1883 Colorado Mining Directory as operating the same lodes in Summit County on Sheep Mountain. They own 9 claims: the Trophy, Seventy-nine and Yellow Jacket, situated on the south slope of Sheep Mountain; and the Neusitz, Lone Dane, St. Elmo, Little Bertie, Little Aldenburg, and Arctic Light on the SE slope, near Robinson in the Ten-mile District. Claims located in 1870. Developments include 20 shafts from 20-200 ft. deep plus several drifts [C& L, 1883, pg. 875] State: Colorado City: Summit County Date: 1880

Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
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State: Colorado