Lehigh Valley Railroad Co / Philadelphia Traction Co (105182)

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Lehigh Valley Railroad Co  / Philadelphia Traction Co   (105182)
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This item SOLD at 2019 Jul 14 @ 15:59UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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1) Cancelled 10 stock certificates for Lehigh Valley Railroad Co. and 4 stock certificates for Philadelphia Tractor Co all having RN stamps and printed by American Bank Note Co. Phila. Lehigh Valley Railroad was one of a number of railroads built in northeastern US mainly to carry anthracite coal. Railroad authorized on April 21, 1846 for freight and transportation of passengers, goods, wares, merchandise and minerals in Pennsylvania. Incorp. on Sept. 20, 1847 as Delaware, Lehigh, Schuylkill and Susquehanna Railroad Co. Name changed on Jan. 7, 1853 to Lehigh Valley. Railroad ended operations in 1976, merged into Conrail along with several northeastern railroads that year. The Lehigh Line is now owned by the Norfolk Southern Railway and has lost its trackage miles between Manville, NJ and Newark, NJ. 2) Cancelled 4 shares of Philadelphia Traction Co Inc on August 22, 1883. Printed: American Bank Note Co. Phila. 2 certificates (10-3/4" x 7-1/2") for 87 and 18 shares with vignette of two women on either side of shield with one holding a scale and scroll with city in background on one side and sailing ship on the other. Top vignette has engineer on back of train steering. 2 certificates (11-3/4 x 8-1/2") with vignette of street car on track with horse and wagon in background, raised rose seal on bottom, both for 100 shares.