Baltimore Transit Company Stocks and Bonds (14) (111322)

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Baltimore Transit Company Stocks and Bonds (14)  (111322)
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Lot includes three common stocks issued in the 1950's, three Voting Trust certificates issued in the 1930's, cxled., and 8 various bonds mostly issued i n1935. Bonds have a vignette of a streetcar at the left and a bus to it's right. The Baltimore Transit Company – A privately owned public transit operator, this company began operation in 1935 providing trolley and bus service until it was purchased by National City Lines in 1948 when its' trolley service ceased but its' bus line continued (google). The streetcar system was then run down in favor of buses, a process repeated in many places, which became known as the Great American Streetcar Scandal. The last streetcar ran in 1963 (wiki).

Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
Country (if not USA):
State: Maryland