Beautiful RARE certificate from Gagnier - Griffin Suspended Railway Bridge Company. This historic document was printed by the Meyercord Co., Chicago and has an ornate border around it with a vignette a passenger car crossing a river and ferry car with a horse trolley. This item has the signatures of the Company's President, Dr. G. H. Griffin and Secretary, J. S. Chadwick and is over 112 years old. The certificate is issued to the company's co founder, Dr. G. H. Griffin and is signed by him on the back.
The company planned to make a tramway to pass over bridges using heavy gauge cables. The cars were designed to carry heavy loads. The company's corporate office was located in Chigago, Illinois.