Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway Company signed by August BuschInv# AG1387
Stock issued to "Lily Busch, August A. Busch and Charles Negel, trustees, U/w of Adolphus busch, deceased," and signed on verso by August Anheuser Busch, Sr. (1865-1934). Brewing magnate who served as president and CEO of Anheuser-Busch from 1913-1934.
Conceived in 1900 by A.E. Stilwell, the Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railway was the predecessor to the Chihuahua al Pacifico railroad in Mexico. In the wake of a 1912 bankruptcy, the AT & SF acquired the line in 1928, largely in order to gain access to the west Texas oil fields.