BALTIMORE. Scrip Certificate. black. No 43. Scrip certificate convertible into common stock of the famous B&O RR. Chartered as early as 1827 to build a line across the barrier of the Appalachian mountains, opening the Midwest to the port of Baltimore. The main line ran from Baltimore to Wheeling WV, on the Ohio river, flowing into the Mississippi. The network expanded to Chicago IL and East St.Louis IL. It became part of the Chessie System in 1987. Signature hole-cancelled.
Date: 11 November 1891
Startprice: € 30