Portland and Boothbay Steamboat Company stock certificate circa 1887
Great Maine ferry collectible with nice printing on this clean certificate. Unissued and not cancelled. Dated 1926.
Incorporated 1887 in Maine, the line ran from Portland to East Boothbay, a small fishing village with a current population of about 3,000. The steamer Enterprise was part of their fleet that made the trip 3 times weekly in good weather. other stops during the run included Heron Island, Squirrel Island, Boothbay Harbor, and South Bristol. The company allowed passengers to transfer to the Eastern and Maine Steamship companies to continue to Boston and new York.