• Archival Collection – Administrative and Financial

    Railroad Aid Bonds, 1868-1883

    Series No. 163  (One box)

    Railroad Aid Bonds issued by Jefferson County to raise funds to give financial assistance to railroads.  Bonds to aid in construction of the Colorado Central Railroad were issued Jun 1, 1868, due in 1883, with 8% interest.  Total issue $100,000.  Cancelled bond certificates have 5¢ or 50¢ revenue stamps affixed.  Bonds for construction of the Golden City and South Platte Railway & Telegraph Company were issued Mar 18, 1873, due in 1893, with 8% interest.  Total issue $50,000.

    Last Updated: 1-9-2014