Beautifully engraved certificate from the Gulf States Utilities Company issued in 1960. This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a woman next to a generator. This item is hand signed by the Company's President and Secretary and is over 45 years old.
Gulf States Utilities Co. generates, transmits & retails electricity to more than 588,000 customers in a 28-thousand square-mile area that stretches 350 miles west from Baton Rouge, La. to a point about 50 miles east of Austin, Texas. The company also owns & operates a natural gas retail distribution system serving many customers in Baton Rouge. Electric Service accounted for 96% of 92 revenues; Steam Service, 3% & Gas Service, 1%