North Carolina Railroads - Washington & Vandemere Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

W&V RR

1904

1908

1927*

Washington, NC

Vandemere, NC
*1927 - Leased by Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

The Washington & Vandemere Railroad was a joint venture of the E. M. Short Lumber Company and the Eureka Lumber Company, 1904-1908.

On May 1, 1927 the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad leased the Washington & Vandemere Railroad, extending the old Wilmington & Weldon Railroad branch to Washington southeast to Vandemere, NC.

Towns on Route:

Washington

Chocowinity

Blounts Creek

Edward

Aurora

Royal (1909)

Cash Corner (1906)

Vandemere



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