Stock certificate number 16 of the Decatur Electric Street Railway Company, which existed from 1888 to 1891. This certificate was for 2 shares of stock and was issued July 10, 1889 to Arthur Heurtley, who signed as Secretary of the company. It is also signed by the company President, Frank E. Snow. Railroad stocks and bonds, including those of street railroads, are cataloged in Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads by Terry Cox. This certificate is catalog number DEC-340-S-30 in that compilation. — Image and information from the great-grandson of Arthur Heurtley, Allen Heurtley, whose contribution is gratefully acknowledged.
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