North Carolina Railroads - Lynchburg & Durham Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

L&D RR

1887

1890

1980s*

Lynchburg, VA

Durham, NC


*1980s merged into Norfolk Southern Railway.

Leased by the Norfolk & Western Railroad on March 1, 1892 for 35% of gross earnings less taxes, but retained its line name until merging into NS in 1980s.

Click Here for a January 8, 1891 newspaper article of the Daily Virginian on the Lynchburg & Durham.

Click Here for photos of some of the Lynchburg & Durham Railroad station.


Towns on Route (in NC):

NC/VA State Line

Woodsdale

Jalong (1913) > Longhurst (1936)

Roxboro

Timberlake (1885)

Lyndover (1882)

Bowling (1888) > Rougemont (1891)

Hunkadora > Bahama (1891)

Stagville

Durham



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