Beautifully engraved certificate from the Cuba Railroad Company issued in the 1950's. This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a train. This item has the printed signatures of the Company's President and Treasurer and is over 42 years old.
The Cuba Railroad Company was financed and operated by US corporations under franchises from the Cuban government. The company was controlled by the Consolidated Railroads of Cuba, but was nationalized in 1960 as a result of Castro taking over power in Cuba.