MISSOURI. MISSOURI CITY. Shares of $100. black, blue seal. No 10398-10647. Large vignette of factories alongside a river (the St. Francis River). Blue seal with steamboat. Large company capital for those days: $5 mio. Company founded 1836/7 to mine iron ore from the so-called Iron Mountain in Missouri. The company also intended to construct a railroad from the Iron Mountain to Iron Mountain City on the Mississippi River. This became the St. Louis and Iron Mountain Railroad Co.
Themes: METAL & ENGINEERING, MINING, RAILROADS
Date: 14 April 1840
Startprice: € 300