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    The Houston East & West Texas Railway Company $1,000 Bond 1921. One page. Vertical 10.25" x 14.75". Printed by the International Bank Note Company, New York; October 28, 1921. Endorsed by the company's secretary and president. Blind stamp seals. Numerous punch cancellation holes. Railroad vignette. With old fold creases, a 3" x 1" area of loss at the lower left corner, and several closed tears. Good condition.

    The Houston East and West Texas Railway Company was chartered in 1875 to build a narrow gauge railroad between Houston and Texarkana and to connect Houston with Corpus Christi and Laredo through Victoria and Goliad. The railroad was nicknamed the "Rabbit". The railroad continued to operate until March 1, 1927, when it was leased to the Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company and finally merged into the latter company in 1934.


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    June, 2008
    14th Saturday
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