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    Wichita Falls and Southern Railway Company $1,000 Bond 1908. Vertical 10" x 20.5". One page with additional printing on the verso. Printed by the Western Bank Note & Printing Company, Chicago. With an agricultural and train vignette. With numerous endorsements including that of rail road president Frank Kell and Texas Secretary of State W. B. Townsend. Numerous punch cancellations and several blind stamps. With fold creases, trimmed on one side, and some fading to signatures, else very good.

    The Wichita Falls and Southern Railway Company was chartered on June 1, 1907, to build a railway 125 miles from Wichita Falls to Cisco in Eastland County. It was built to service the coal fields at Newcastle and agricultural interests in the Wichita Falls area. In 1911 the road was sold to the Missouri, Kansas and Texas.


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    June, 2008
    16th Monday
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