Housatonic Rail Road Co (105714)

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Housatonic Rail Road Co    (105714)
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This item SOLD at 2019 Jul 15 @ 18:24UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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7 different types of cancelled stock certificates for Housatonic Rail Road Company stock dating from 1837 - 1888. Housatonic Railroad chartered in May 1836 to built a line from Bridgeport, Connecticut, north to the Massachusetts state line, along the Housatonic River valley. Regular service began on Feb. 19, 1840 from Bridgeport to New Milford and continued on to the state line on December 1, 1842. New Housatonic Railroad was chartered in 1983 by John Hanlon, Jr. from Boardman Bridge in New Milford north to Canaan, Connecticut. Excursion trains began operations between Canaan and south of Cornwall Bridge in Nov. 1984. Remainder of line south into New Milford was back in operation in 1989. Company now had 2 lines 1) Boston and Maine Railroad in Canaan 2) Conrail in New Milford.