North Carolina Railroads - Norfolk Southern Railroad #2

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

NS RR

1910

1910

1974*

18-See Below

18-See Below
* 1974 acquired by Southern Railway.
+ 1920 - Leased the Durham & South Carolina Railroad for 99 years - then purchased it outright in 1957. 
+ <1920 - Acquired the Moore Central Raiload

+ 1914 - Folded in the Raleigh, Charlotte & Southern Railway, which it created in 1911.

+ 1914 - Abandoned the Aberdeen & Asheboro Railroad line from Biscoe to Troy. 

+ 1913 - Leased the Carthage & Pinehurst Railroad until 1922, when it abandoned that line. 
+ 1910 - Built the Raleigh to Chocowinity and the Bishop to Pinetown lines.
Was the Norfolk & Southern Railway.

Towns on Route (in NC):

Line #1 - Washington to Plymouth:

Plymouth

Pinetown

Washington

Line #2 - Berkely, VA to Edenton, NC:

NC/VA State Line

Moyock

Snowden

Shawboro

Gregory

Belcross

Camden

Elizabeth City

Ohisko

Chapanoke

Winfall

Hertford

Edenton

Line #3 - Raleigh to Chocowinity:

Raleigh

Knightdale (1908)

Eagle Rock

Zebulon (1907)

Middlesex (1908)

Bailey (1908)

Sims (1908)

Wilson

Stantonsburg

Walstonburg (1908)

Farmville

Bellarthur (1915)

Greenville

Chicod > Simpson (1960)

Grimesland

Chocowinity

Line #4 - New Bern to Oriental:

Newbern > New Bern (1918)

Bridgeton (1908)

Reelsboro

Grantsboro

Alliance

Bayboro

Stonewall

Oriental

Line #5 - Bishop to Pinetown:

Bishop

Terra Ceia (1915)

Pinetown

Line #6 - Aberdeen to Troy:

Aberdeen

Pinehurst

West End

Eagle Springs

Candor

Biscoe - Abandoned 1914

Star - Abandoned 1914

Troy

Line #7 - Star to Asheboro:

Star

Ether

Steads

Asbury

Quinine

Seagrove

Michfield

Ulah

Asheboro

Line #8 - West End to Jackson Springs:

West End

Jackson Springs

Line #9 - Troy to Mount Gilead:

Troy

Wadeville

Mount Gilead

Line #10 - Candor to Ellerbe:

Candor

Rubyatt (1912-1914)

Norman

McLeod (1914-1915)

Ellerbe

Line #11 - Glendon to Gulf:

Glendon

Carbonton

Gulf

Line #12 - Gulf to Cumnock:

Gulf

Cumnock

Line #13 - Glendon to Star:

Glendon

Putnam

Hallison > Parkwood (1953)

Hemp > Robbins (1943)

Spies

Star

Line #14 - Raleigh to Fayetteville:

Raleigh

Caraleigh

McCullers

Willow Spring

Cardenas

Varina (1913)

Fuquay Springs

Chalybeate Springs

Kipling

Lillington

Harnett (1909-1918)

Bunns Level > Bunnlevel (1894)

Linden (1914)

Lane (1907-1913)

Slocumb

Fayetteville

Line #15 - Mackeys Ferry to Belhaven:

Mackeys Ferry > Mackeys (1913)

Roper

Wenona (1913)

Bishop

Pantego

Belhaven

Line #16 - Carthage to Pinehurst (line abandoned in 1922):

Carthage

Pinehurst

Line #17 - Durham to Moncure:

Durham

East Durham

Morrisville

Apex

New Hill

Merry Oaks

Haywood

Moncure

Line #18 - Carthage to Cameron:

Carthage

Cameron



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