CPRR.org Header.lbi" -->Central
Pacific Railroad Photographic
© 2012 CPRR.org. Use of this Web site
constitutes acceptance of the User Agreement which
permits personal use web viewing only; no copying; arbitration; no warranty.
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Trust
Stock Certificate, 1899
This 1899 Preferred Trust Stock certificate of the Baltimore
& Ohio Railroad represents 4,405.9 shares of preferred stock in
the company to be held in trust until March, 1904. At a book value
of $100 a share, this certificate represents an investment of over $440,000
which would be the equivalent of several millions of Dollars today.
Chartered of February 28, 1827, the B&O was the first commercial passenger
and freight railway in the United States.
Courtesy Bruce C. Cooper Collection.
Copyright © 2000, CPRR.org. All
rights reserved. [Last updated 3/30/2000]
Use of the Web site constitutes acceptance of the User
Click any image or link to accept.
HOME | EPHEMERA INDEX