Cornelius Vanderbilt – Michigan Central Railroad Company. Vanderbilt and Grandson of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt. He served as President of the New York and Harlem Railroad from 1886 until his death. He was a conscientious worker and a director of many corporations. Very attractive bond of the Michigan Central Railroad with lightly cancelled signature of Cornelius Vanderbilt and issued to his father William H. Printed by The American Bank Note Co.