1900’s Union Construction Company Railroad Stock Certificate


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In the decades following the Civil War, railroads provided new economic opportunities. Promoted as a safer alternative to ocean transport, they moved silver, gold, grain, beef, raw and finished goods, plus passengers in an ever-increasing rail network across our expanding nation. Own an attractive stock certificate in crisp, unissued condition from the Union Construction Company that built rails subsequently acquired by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway of Kansas City, MO. Three engraved images feature George Washington, an eagle perched on the U.S. Shield, and a detailed vignette of a train chuffing across a rural landscape. Comes with an informative story page and makes a great addition to a paper currency collection – order today! (Size ranges up to 12” x 18”)