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    Mt. Whitney, CA- Mt. Whitney Telephone & Power Co. 25¢ May 22, 1897
    A great piece of California scrip which we have never previously seen or heard of. This company was organized during the mid-1890s, and immediately began to construct a power generating station on Mt. Whitney, the highest summit in the continental United States. Work began in 1897, and in 1899 its first plant was open, sending power as far away as Visalia. The company was eventually merged with Southern California Edison and disappeared as an independent entity by 1920. This piece of scrip dates from the very earliest days of the company, and may well be unique. PCGS Extremely Fine 40.


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    January, 2013
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