The Rio Grande Southern Railroad Co. (115783)

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The Rio Grande Southern Railroad Co.  (115783)
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5 certificates. Founded in 1889 by Otto Mears, and construction began in 1890 from Ridgway (north of Ouray) and Durango (south of Silverton) to go around the most rugged part of the San Juan Mountains and also reach the mining towns of Rico and Telluride.Running from Durango to Ridgway in the western part of the US state of Colorado. The last train ran on the RGS in 1953 when it filed with the Interstate Commerce Commission for abandonment on 24 April 1952. Much of it remains with Knott's Berry Farm-Calico and SilvertonTrain (which has been in continuous steam service since 1881). Certs A232-A237 consecutive. U/C signed by Jl. Mc Neal Sec. (board of directors ) , Otto Mears President. Punch hole cancellation over signatures, readable, Red-Orange, vignette 4-4-0 passing hill, SHARES $100 EACH underprint, Homer Lee Bank Note Co. Receipts attached. VF-EF.

Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
Country (if not USA):
State: Colorado
Date: 1800's