Pacific Railroad of Missouri stock (86936)

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Pacific Railroad of Missouri stock   (86936)
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In 1872, the Pacific Railroad was reorganized as the Missouri Pacific Railway by new investors after a railroad debt crisis. The Missouri Pacific Railroad (reporting mark MP), commonly abbreviated as MoPac and nicknamed The Mop, reflected huge changes in the U.S: from the development of the transcontinental railway system, to the labor strikes and boom times of the Gilded Age, through the financial difficulties of the depression, and finally into the modern age of business consolidation.. Because of corporate ties extending back to the Pacific Railroad, Missouri Pacific at one time advertised itself as being "The First Railroad West of the Mississippi".

Cert #4674, issued to James B Colgate ,100 shares @ $100 par, March 9, 1875, signed D. Manism president, green border, no corp seal, vignette train on trestle approaching water tower l-r, mulitple notes on transfers, VG condition, Henry Seibert & Bros printer. Ken Prag Collection

State/Country: Missouri