PENNSYLVANIA. LANCASTER. 7% First Mortgage Bond of $1000. purple, black. No 18. Severe paper loss at the borders at 4 places, affecting the frame but not the text or the vignette (train under bridge). Inc. 1871 with the idea to build a narrow-gauge railroad from Lancaster to Quarryville, PA. Yet, the decision was made to make it standard gauge just before construction started (1874). Completed in 1875 and carrying both passengers and freight. Merged with the Pennsylvania RR in 1915. Extremely rare.
Date: 10 February 1873
Startprice: € 240