Denver Union Water Company #104912

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Denver Union Water Company  #104912
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Stock Certificate from the Denver Union Water Company, incorporated in Colorado, certificate number A2237, issued in 1920, at Denver, Colorado, issued to Dennis Sheedy, printed by International Banknote Co., N.Y., size 10.75 by 7.25 inches, in Average condition, issued. Waterfall vignette. Formed in 1894 by merging competing Denver water companies. They held a monopoly over the Denver water system. In 1905, they built the Cheeseman Dam & Reservoir 40 miles upstream on the Platte. Most of their water cam from the surface. In 1918, Denver residents voted to form a five-member Board of Water Commissioners and buy the Denver Union Water Company's water system for $14 million, creating Denver Water. [Ref: Water and Arid Lands of the Western United States, pg 339] State: Colorado City: Denver Date: 1920