Beautifully engraved certificate from the Costa Rica Railway Company Limited issued in 1889 in English Pounds. This historic document was has an ornate border around it with a picture of the Senior Bernardo Soto, President of Costa Rica at the time. This item is hand signed by the Company's Director and Secretary and is over 121 years old.
The inauguration of the 102 mile Costa Rica Railroad on December 7, 1890 was one of the most significant events in the history of the country. It vastly improved the ability of the country to export their vital bananna and coffee crops which were vital to their economy.