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Reverse side: Georgia Railroad Bank, Augusta, Georgia.


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Type Document
Title Reverse side: Georgia Railroad Bank, Augusta, Georgia.
Description Blank post card. Manufacturer's text: The painting over the vault is made from an old print dated 1842, showing the locomotive "Georgia" being delivered by the Georgia Railroad to the Western & Atlantic Railroad, having to be hauled from Madison to Terminus (now Atlanta). The locomotive was lashed to a huge wagon drawn by sixteen mules and began its journey of sixty miles over the country roads on Christmas Eve, 1842. The Georgia Railroad at the time was completed from Augusta to Madison. The Georgia Railroad and Banking Company was incorporated 1833. Handwritten 4 in top left.

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