Beautifully engraved certificate from the Waterloo, Cedar Falls & Northern Railroad
in 1949. This historic document was printed by the Columbian Banknote Company and has an
ornate border around it with a vignette of a train. This item is hand signed by the Company’s President and Secretary and is
over 53 years old.
Waterloo Company History
Metropolitan Transit Authority Publicly owned since 1965
1885-1895 - Waterloo Street Railway
1895-1904 - Waterloo & Cedar Falls Rapid Transit Co.
1904-1935 - Waterloo, Cedar Falls & Northern Railway Co.
1935-1953 - Waterloo, Cedar Falls & Northern Railroad Co.
1939 - streetcars discontinued
1953-1965 - St. John's Transportation Co.
1965-1972 - Waterloo-Cedar Falls Transit Co.