Des Moines Northern & Western Railroad Co. Stock Cert. #1, 1895, Signed by G.M. Dodge #110303

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Des Moines Northern & Western Railroad Co. Stock Cert. #1, 1895, Signed by G.M. Dodge  #110303
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Very rare stock certificate from the Des Moines Northern & Western Railroad Co. issued in 1895. Certificate #1, issued to the Purchasing Committee: G.M. Dodge, F.M. Hubbell and F.C. Hubbell for 43,725 shares, more than half the 80,000 authorized shares. Signed by F.M. Hubbell as president and A.N. Denman as secretary. This certificate was the controlling interest in the company. The three members of the Purchasing Committee have endorsed this certificate on the back including G.M. Dodge. Dodge was railroad executive for the Union Pacific and helped direct construction of the transcontinental railroad in the 1860's. He also was a military officer for the Union in the Civil War and a pioneering figure in military intelligence (wiki). Diagonal blue line cxls. the certificate. Listed in Cox. VF. State: Iowa City: Des Moines Date: