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    William Cornelius Van Horne Cuba Railroad Autographed Stock Stock signed by William Cornelius Van Horne as president of the Cuba Railroad Co., 1910. Beautifully engraved by American Bank Note Company. Van Horne built the Canadian Pacific Railway. He was involved with several American railroads, including the Chicago & Alton. The story of the building of the Canadian Pacific Railroad is mainly a history of his achievements in overcoming stupendous difficulties. Later, a visit to Cuba in 1900 fired his imagination with possibilities of a 350-mile railroad through the island. In 1902, the Cuba Railroad was opened for traffic, less than two years from the date of Van Horne's first visit to the island. His signature is bold and not at all touched by the hole cancellation. Includes biographical information. Choice. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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