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Antique dated, signed, stamped, & cancelled American Railway payment cheque OVER 100 years OLD

An HIGHLY PICTORIAL railroad financial document for DISPLAY in your railwayana collection

The St. Francois County Electric Railway Company was formed in March, 1901

Actual work was begun in 1902 by Boyce Construction Co, St. Louis

The power house was erected, machinery installed & the road completed from DeLassus to the powerhouse, a distance of 4+ miles, when the money gave out because the company was unable to sell all of the bonds

About $125,000 on the project. $57,203 was paid for the right-of-way on which to build the tracks

First electric car to run on the streets of Farmington was Sunday July 24, 1904, in 6 minutes the city limits had been reached & 1st stop was at the Church

By night about 700 persons had availed themselves of a ride on the new car
In February, 1904, the unfinished railroad changed hands & was called the St. Francois County Railroad Company

In this same year they extended the tracks to Esther

This company wound up in receivership in 1909, & in Aug 1910, the property was sold under foreclosure proceedings

This listing is for ONE (1) genuine ANTIQUE company cheque issued by The St. Francois County Electric Railway Co

GUARANTEED to be 100% GENUINE antique RAILROAD financial document = The REAL McCOY

This railway cheque will DISPLAY WONDERFULLY in a cheap frame from your nearest "$2.00 Shop"

The actual cheque received ? May VARY from the item pictured but will be in near identical condition (IE no worse) and of very similar age

The images # 3, #4, & #5 were "borrowed" off of the WWW and are NOT PART of this sale
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