North Carolina Railroads - Asheville Southern Railway

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

A&S RR

1905

1910

1910*

Asheville, NC

Glen Anna Creek, NC
* 1910 - Leased by Southern Railway.

Organized by A.B. Andrews and associates, this line was chartered to operate solely within Buncombe County, North Carolina. According to the Articles of Association filed with the State of North Carolina, the line was "to make a connection with the Southern Railroad (sic) at or near Asheville and extending northward down the French Broad River Valley on the east side of the same valley." A second connection was to be made with Southern Railway across the French Broad River on its west side, above the mouth of Beaver Dam Creek. The line was a total of five (5) miles long.

This railroad was operated by the Asheville & Craggy Mountain Railroad until both were acquired by Southern Railway.

Organized on December 29, 1905 under laws of North Carolina.

From the Twelfth Annual Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission, dated December 31, 1910, with Compilation of Railroad Returns for the Year Ending June 30, 1910:

President ......................................................... A.B. Andrews ................................ Raleigh, NC
Secretary ......................................................... H.W. Miller ................................... Raleigh, NC
Treasurer ......................................................... H.C. Ansley ................................... Washington, DC
Auditor ............................................................ A.H. Plant ...................................... Washington, DC

Property Operated - Asheville, NC to Glen Anna Creek ........................................... 2.18 miles

Capital Stock ........................................................................................................... $60,000.00
Cost of Road ........................................................................................................... $34,555.64

Towns on Route:

Asheville

Glen Anna Creek (not a town) > renamed to Glenn's Creek



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