Here’s a transcription of the carvings on this face:
Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad Company
President: Matthew Newkirk
Vice President: Jacob J. Cohen Jr.
Philadelphia: Matthew Newkirk, John Hemphill, John Connell, William D. Lewis. Wilmington: James Canby, James Price, David C. Wilson, James A. Bayard, William Chandler. Baltimore: Jacob J. Cohen Jr., Charles F. Mayer, John McKim Jr., James Swan, William A. Patterson. Delaware: Thomas Smith.
Solicitor: Chester: Samuel Edwards
Secretary: James Wilson Wallace
Asst. Secretary: William P. Brobson
Treasurer: Allan Thomson
Asst. Treasurer: Aubrey H. Smith
For more on the carvings, and the people behind them, read “The Monument Men.”