Economic Education through Numismatics

1862 50c Western & Atlantic RR


VF...nice, problem free note..

this RR has a great history and  is part of the CSX today

Built and owned by the State of Georgia, the Western & Atlantic Railroad was constructed between 1841-1850. Costing a staggering five million dollars for the time, the Western & Atlantic established itself as an integral link of multiple railroads which connected ports along the Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi River.