North Carolina Railroads - Norfolk & Carolina Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

N&C RR

1889

1890

1900*

Suffolk, VA

Tarboro, NC


*1900 merged into the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

Was the Chowan & Southern Railroad, name changed during construction.


The Norfolk & Carolina Railroad opened in 1890 as a connection from the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad's branch to Tarboro, North Carolina northeast to Pinner's Point, Virginia, serving the Hampton Roads area.


Towns on Route (in NC):

NC/VA State Line

Drumhill (1892)

Adoir (1890) > Gates (1903)

Sarem (1889)

Roduco (1902)

Eure (1890)

Tunis

Cofield (1898)

Ahoskie (1889)

Earleys (1890)

Aulander

Kelford (1892)

Neal (1890)

Palmyra

Hobgood

Speed (1894)

Tarboro



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