Helen Mining Co. Stock Issued to & Signed by David Moffat (113755)

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Helen Mining Co. Stock Issued to & Signed by David Moffat  (113755)
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Rare and desirable certificate with a Western autograph. #272, issued for 2,800 shares to Colorado railroad magnate & industrialist David Moffat in 1896 and has his signature is on reverse. Signed by treasurer Graham and president D. H. Moffat. Small circular air drill vignette. Homer Lee Bank Note Company printer. Orange and black on white. Incorporated in West Virginia, printer in New York, dateline Colorado and mines at Mogolllon Mountains in New Mexico. Folds. 7.25 x 10.5". Helen Mining Company operated the mines and the mill in Whitewater Canyon. The mill was powered mainly by electricity. The problem was it could not be built close to the mines. The stream would dry up in the summer. The canyon was very rough making building it higher in the canyon problematic.

Date: 1896
Country (if not USA):
State: New Mexico
City: Mogollon Mountains
Provenance: Ken Prag Collection