ALABAMA. MONTGOMERY. 8% Bond of $100. black, blue. No 578. Inc.1843 to build the 88-mile line West Point GA to Montgomery AL. Later built a branch from Opelika AL to Columbus GA (28 miles). Absorbed in 1870 by the Western Ry of Alabama. Two vignettes, one of a passenger train and one of a loco only. Seal also shows a loco. Heavily cut-cancelled. The loan, right after the Civil War, may have been for reconstruction of war damage; guaranteed by the Atlanta & West Point RR Co. Unusual yellow revenue-stamp, showing Abraham Lincoln.
Date: 1 June 1867
Startprice: € 50