DescriptionRare Utah Railroad Bond for the Salt Lake & Fort Douglass Railway Company, 1885.
$1000 coupon bond issued by the Salt Lake and Fort Douglass Railway Co., Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, December 31, 1884. Signed by John Young, son of Brigham Young, as president. 53 of the original coupons still attached. Large center vignette of steam locomotive with passenger cars. Printed in black with brown decorative border and "$1000" under print. Gold seal with embossed company seal attached. Large format bond measuring approximately 18" x 11.5".
The Salt Lake and Fort Douglass Railway Company was organized by Young and several investors to construct a short line from the depots of the Utah Central Railway and the Denver & Rio Grande Railway in Salt Lake City to Fort Douglass, extending to the property of the Salt Lake Rock Company. The line was primarily organized to carry building stone and clay to Salt Lake City.
Condition: Fine, with some small tears in folds
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