Kentucky Central Railroad Co. (112018)

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Kentucky Central Railroad Co.   (112018)
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Incorp 1862 state of Kentucky. During the Civil War, the Kentucky Central was a frequent target of Confederate raiders, who burned the company’s bridges and destroyed its tracks. The railroad was an important link in the Federal supply chain from Cincinnati to the armies in the South. In 1862, Confederate raiders under John Hunt Morgan destroyed the Cynthiana depot and bridges along the line.

#3246, I/C, $1000, 6%, Mortgage Bearer bond due 1911. Issued July 1, 1881 signed by president, Black, embossed seal w/train center, vignettes: bottom horse drawn tiller, top 4-4-0 w/passenger cars r-l. Franklin Bank Note Co. printer EF

Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
Country (if not USA):
State: Kentucky
Date: 1881