Prairie Pipe Line Company stock certificate 1930's
Very nice oil collectible with a great vignette of a classical female figure seated, flanked by two male figures representing industry. Issued and cancelled, Dated in the very early 1930's.
The Prairie Pipe Line Company was incorporated on February 1, 1915 in Independence, Kansas to take over the transportation business and equipment of the Prairie Oil and Gas Company, which was spun off from Rockefeller's Standard Oil in 1911.
in 1932 Sinclair Oil annexed the assets of the Prairie pipeline and producing companies for stock valued at $136 million. This acquisition gave Sinclair the largest pipeline system in America, 36,000 barrels a day of oil production, many other assets and immense prestige.