The Mississippi River Corporation began buying Missouri Pacific Railroad stock in 1959 and gained voting control in 1962. Downing Jenks was subsequently names President that year. During Jenks’ term, the Mo-Pac made major strides in improving the efficiency of its operations through mergers and acquisitions. In 1964, Mo-Pac's Texas and Pacific Railway subsidiary assumed control through stock purchase of three railroads making up the 767-mile Muskogee Company system which operated in Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas and Texas.
In 1982, the Mo-Pac and the Western Pacific Railroad became part of the Union Pacific system.
Common Stock, issued in the 1970’s
Printed by the American Bank Note Company
8” (h) x 12” (w)
This certificate has vertical fold lines, punch hole and stamp cancels in signature areas and body and some stray staples and markings.