Georgia Rail Road & Banking Company (105717)

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Georgia Rail Road & Banking Company   (105717)
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10 shares @ $10 each of Georgia Rail Road & Banking Co. cert. # 492 issued to John Cunningham, Inc 1833. Signed by President and Cashier April 15, 1842. Vignette: Railroad train with smoke coming from stack on rails on top of certificate and small train on top right.. Three allegorical male figures on left of certificate. Printed: Underwood Bald Spencer & Hufty. Company chartered in 1833 in Augusta, Georgia. In 1835, the charter was amended to include banking. Originally the line was chartered to build a railroad from Augusta to Athens, with a branch to Madison. In 1967 it reported 833 million revenue-ton-miles of freight and 3 million passenger-miles. By end of year it operated 331 miles of road and 510 miles of track.