Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore 1888 Railroad Pass

Currency:USD Category:Western Americana / Collectibles - Railroad Start Price:20.00 USD Estimated At:40.00 - 70.00 USD
Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore 1888 Railroad Pass
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This item SOLD at 2017 Dec 01 @ 10:28UTC-8 : PST
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Issued to GH Moorehouse, assistant superintendent of Adams Express. Moorehouse entered the employ of Adams Express in 1856 at the age of 12. He left that employ in 1920 at the age of 75! He is credited with establishing the first express office in Puerto Rico. [Altoona Tribune] The pass is stamped in red "Employe" [sic]. The pass is not good on the New York & Florida Special! The PW&B was one of the earliest railroad lines c1830. It built the first rail line south from Philadelphia into the South. Date: Location: Pennsylvania HWAC # 53567