Staten Island Rail-Road Co (106088)

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Railroadiana, Trains Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 500.00 USD
Staten Island Rail-Road Co   (106088)
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This item SOLD at 2019 Jul 14 @ 13:45UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Incorporated on May 21, 1836. However, the company lost its charter in 1838 because the railroad was not built within two years after it was incorporated. Since the plan conceived by the local residents followed Vanderbilt's proposed route, he helped charter the Staten Island Railroad Company (SIRR) on August 2, 1851 in order to build the rail line.

#334, I/U, 40 shares of common stock @ $50 par. Issued April 20, 1869 to and signed by J.H. Vanderbilt President. BLACK, two vignettes: left side Paddle steamer, top4-4-0 w/ cars passing lake. Revenue stamp one front . Hosford & Co. printer. EF Ken Prag Collection

Date: 1869
State/Country: New York
City/County: Staten Island