IOWA. KEOKUK. 8% Bond of $1000. black, brown, pink seal. #150. No 35. Heavy fold with some splits. Inc.1857. In 1866 became part of the Keokuk &St. Paul, and soon afterwards, the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy. The Keokuk &St. Paul owned an 18-mile line from Keokuk towards the MN state line, and a branch to Burlington. Lee County advanced $150,000 towards the construction costs, issuing 150 of these bonds. Vignettes of a train, a shepherd with sheep, girls harvesting wheat, and George Washington.
Date: 1 January 1857
Startprice: € 240