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 on January 1, 1914, which it created in 1911.

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

+ 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.

This company was organized on April 30, 1910. Charter filed May 2, 1910.

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

The Thirteenth Annual Report of the North Carolina Commission for the Year Ending December 31, 1911, with Compilations from Railroad Returns for the Year Ending June 30, 1911, includes the routes of the Norfolk Southern Railroad:

Goldsboro to Beaufort (the leased Atlantic & North Carolina RR + to Beaufort) (97 miles):
Goldsboro
Millers
Spring Bank
Uzzell
Bests
LaGrange
Fields
Falling Creek
Utility Siding
Hines Junction
Kinston
Caswell
Duffys
Dover
Maxwells
Pocosin
Gilbert Siding
Blades Siding
Cove
Monger & Bennett
Davis Siding
Tuscarora
Hammers
Hymans
Enterprise
Clarks
Mills Junction
Weatherington
Neuse Siding
Oaks
New Bern
James City
Thurmans
Barr
Conners Siding
Riverdale
Pine Lumber Co.
Croatan
Green Chapel
Havelock
Vernon Siding
Newport
Wildwood
Harveys
Hollywood
Mansfield
Camp Ground
Canfield Siding
Morehead City
Pier No. 1
Beaufort

Suffolk, VA to Edenton, NC (the old Virginia & Carolina Coast Railroad)(37 miles):
Corapeake
Stubbs
Spraggins Siding
Savage
Kellogg
Prichards Siding
Sunbury
Cross
Wardville
Beckford
Trotville
Hobbsville
Ada
Gliden
George Siding
Ryland
Icaria
Forehand Siding
Centre Hill
Cisco
Dail
Maverton
Valhalla
Dugan
Tuggle Siding
Hancock
N&S Junction
Edenton

Beckford to Elizabeth City (the old Virginia & Carolina Coast Railroad)(24 miles):
Beckford
28-Mile Siding
Sandy Cross
Peach
30-Mile Siding
31-Mile Siding
Nicanor
Parkville
Cherry Glade
Morgana
Suffolk Junction
Elizabeth City

Berkeley, VA to Edenton, NC (the old Elizabeth City & Norfolk Railroad)(53 miles):
Moyock
Snowden
Shawboro
Gregory
Belcross
Camden
Elizabeth City
Pasquotank
Okisko
Chapanoke
Winfall
Hertford
Yeopim
Edenton

Edenton to Mackeys (9 miles):
Edenton
Mackeys

Mackeys to Columbia (22 miles):
Mackeys
Blount Siding
Chesson
Beasley
Basnight Siding
Scuppernong
Creswell
Woodley
Travis
Columbia

Mackeys to Belhaven (30 miles):
Mackeys
Roper
8-Mile Post
Fairfield Branch
16-Mile Siding
Pike Road
20-Mile Siding
Colbert Siding
Bishop Cross
Pantego
Belhaven

Mackeys to New Bern (78 miles):
Mackeys
Swain
Westover
Mays
ACL Junction
Plymouth
ACL Junction
Lucas Siding
Reno
Hinsons
Hoke
Morris
Mizzelles
Primrose
Pinetown
Walla Watta
Slatestone
Alligoods
Barrett
Hall Swamp
Bunyan
River Road
Hootenton
Cleo
Honey Pod
Washington
W&V Junction
Chocowinity
Elmwood
Bragaw
Vanceboro
Askin
Neuse Junction
New Bern

New Bern to Oriental (26 miles):
New Bern
Bridgeton
Latham Crossing
Olympia
Dixon
Reelsboro
Blades Junction
Grantsboro
Dees
Alliance
Bayboro
Stonewall
Gibbton
Ransom
Callison
Ashwood
Nelm's Siding
Oriental

Pinetown Cutoff (7 miles):
Bishop Cross
Wilkinson
Stearn
Marsh
Nile
Pinetown

Pinetown to Davenport (2 miles):
Pinetown
Acres Road
Davenport

Chocowinity to Raleigh (101 miles):
Chocowinity
Bryan
Grimesland
Simpson
Greenville
ACL Junction
Smiths
Arthur
Farmville
E.C. Connection
Hadley
Daisie
Moore Siding
Walstonburg
Apple
Stantonsburg
Evansdale
Contentnea Guano Co.
ACL Crossing
Wilson
Gritts
Sims
Neverson
Baileys
Buhmann
Lewis
Middlesex
Dennis Simmons Lumber Co.
Ballentine Siding
Silas
Marley
Woodruff
Zebulon
Rockton
Whitley Siding
Eagle Rock
Needham
Ellia Siding
Barbee
Knightsdale
Lattimore Siding
Bingcott
Boushall
Crab
Duketon
Edgeton
Glenwood
Raleigh

The Nineteenth Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission for the Biennial Period, 1917-1918, with Compilation of Railroad Returns for Years Ending December 31, 1916 and 1917 includes the various routes of the Norfolk Southern Railroad as of the end of 1918:

Goldsboro to Beaufort (the leased Atlantic & North Carolina RR + to Beaufort) (98.18 miles):
Goldsboro
Millers
Spring Bank
Uzzell
Bests
LaGrange
Fields
Falling Creek
Utility Siding
Hines Junction
Kinston
Caswell
Riley's Junction
Golumeo
Waters
Dover
Cove
Dean
Davis Siding
Tuscarora
Hammers
Hymans
Eubank
Clarks
Mills Junction
Neuse Crossing
West End New Bern Yard
New Bern
Thurman
Meachams
Conners Siding
Riverdale
Croatan
Havelock
Newport
Wildwood
Harveys
Mansfield
Camp Glenn
Morehead City
Pier No. 1
Beaufort

Marsden to New Bern (31 miles):
Marsden
Frederick
Hackney
Knapps
Norton
Wilmar
Warren
Church
Forrest
Wiggs
Vanceboro
Collins
Burma
Ernul
Askin
Bridgeton
New Bern

New Bern to Oriental (26.02 miles):
New Bern
Bridgeton
Bunting
Latham Crossing
Olympia
Dixon
Reelsboro
Blades Junction
Grant
West Alliance
East Alliance
Bayboro
Stonewall
Gibton
Callison
Ashwood
Nelms
Ransom
Oriental

Marsden to Raleigh (103.1 miles):
Marsden
Alice
Bryan
Grimesland
Simpson
Greenville
Arthur
Farmville
Daisie
Fieldsboro
Apple
Stantonsburg
Evansdale
Wilson
Edam
Simms
Neverson
Baileys
Lewis
Middlesex
Silas
Zebulon
Rockton
Wendell
Eagle Rock
Granita
Knightsdale
Boushall
Crab
Forkton
Duketon
Edgeton
Glenwood Yard
Jones St. Raleigh
Raleigh

Berkeley, VA to Marsden, NC (129.5 miles in NC):
VA/NC State Line
Moyock
Morse
Flora
Willey
Snowden
Addison
Shawboro
Ferebee
Gregory
Mason
Scott
Belcross
Camden
Boyds
Elizabeth City
Roller Mills
Suffolk Junction
Harris
Pasquotank
Okisko
Chapanoke
Skinners
Cannons
Tuttles
Winfall
Major & Loomis
Winslow
Hertford
Yeopim
Anderson
Powell
Markham
Edenton
Waddill
Mackeys
Swain
Westover
Mays
ACL Junction to Plymouth
Plymouth
Lucas
Wilkes
Rano
Hinson
Hike
Mizelle
Pinetown
Walla Watta
Slatestone
Alligoods
Bunyan
Cleo
Honey Pod
Washington
Washington & Vandemere Connection
Marsden

Mackeys to Belhaven (29.41 miles):
Mackeys
Roper
Richards
MacRae
Maple
16-Mile Siding
Wenona
Interco
Pike Road
Potters
Bishop Cross
Gerrans
Pantego
Belhaven

Pinetown Cutoff (11.09 miles):
Bishop Cross
Wilkinson
R.L.C. Junction
Terra Cela
Andrews
Acre
Pinetown

Mackeys to Columbia (22.97 miles):
Mackeys
Blount Siding
Chesson
Beasley
Buck
Halsey
Scuppernong
Creswell
Woodley
Travis
Columbia

Suffolk, VA to Edenton, NC (52.54 miles in NC):
Corapeake Junction
Matthews
Corapeake
Ewell
Spraggins
Fameo
Savage
Sunbury
Cross
Wardville
Beckford Junction
Trotville
Hobbsville
Gliden
Ryland
Icaria
Centre Hill
Cisco
Cake
Maverton
Valhalla
Tuggles
Hancock
N&S Junction
Edenton

Beckford Junction to Elizabeth City (23.20 miles):
Beckford Junction
Sandy Cross
Peach
31-Mile Siding
Nicanor
Parkville
Seligman
Cherry Glade
Morgana
Elizabeth City

Raleigh to Charlotte (157.66 miles):
Raleigh
Sylvaola
Hobbys
McCullers
Banks
Austens
Judd
Willow Springs
Cairo
Cardenas
Varina
Duncan
Nooes Siding
Corinth
Plum
Brickhaven
Rosser
Colon
McQueens
Cumnock
Jordan Siding
Gulf
Womble Siding
Carbonton
Haw Branch
Glendon
Audrey
Putnam
Hallison
Leaf
Lackey
Hemp
Horner
Brown Chapel
Burns
Spice
Baldwin
Wrights
Capel
Star
Racepath
Troy
Ann
Vestal
Roberdo
Wadeville
Mount Gilead
Chestnut
Rix
Norwood
Aquadale
Green Siding
Oakboro
Island Creek
Stanfield
Loves Siding
Midland
Cabarrus
Allen
Wilgrove
Ridgeview
Bentwood
North Charlotte
Charlotte Yard
Charlotte

Raleigh (1.5 miles):
Glenwood Yard
Jones Street, Raleigh
Union Station

Varina to Fayetteville (42.61 miles):
Varina
Fuquay Springs
Rawls
Spence
Chalybeate
O. Bradleys
Kipling
Smith's Mill
Cape Fear
Empire Lumber Co.
Gravel Pit
Tuckers Turnout
Lillington
Southern Timber & Lumber Co.
Harnett
Bunlevel
Fobville
Linden
Linden Lumber Co.
Carlos
Lane
Slocumb
Reaves
37-Mile Siding
Russ
Tokay
Myrtle Hill
A.C.L Junction
Fayetteville

Asheboro to Aberdeen (56.60 miles):
Asheboro
Ulah
Hughs
Seth
Dewey
Midway
Michfield
Graves
Seagrove
Asbury
Freeman
Steeds
Ross
Ether
Star
Biscoe
Purvis
Candor
Bruhns
Fruit Siding
Samarcand
Page Farm
Kennedy
Liley
Eagle Sprigns
Causey
Friz
Mills & Fries
West End
Tallassee
Garren Hill
Pinehurst
Vina Vista
Page
Aberdeen

Pinehurst to Carthage (12.54 miles):
Pinehurst
Vanlindley
Eastwood
Caddell
Blues
Bilyou
Carthage

West End to Jackson Sprigns (4.00 miles):
West End
Jackson Springs

Candor to Ellerbe (17.57 miles):
Candor
Rubyatt
Norman
McLeods
Ellerbe



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