North Carolina Railroads - Carolina & Tennessee Southern Railway

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

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1902

1908

1944*

Bushnell, NC

Fontana, NC
* 1944 - The line was closed on May 23, 1944 due to the rising waters of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Fontana Lake
+ 1915 - An independent railroad once again.
+ 1909 - Leased by Southern Railway.
Articles of Incorporation dated August 29, 1902 under the laws of North Carolina. Legislative Act confirming charter dated February 16, 1903.

From the Tenth Annual Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission, dated December 31, 1908, with Compilations of Railroad Returns for the Year Ending June 30, 1908:

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

Property Operated - Bushnell, NC to Eagle Creek, NC................................................... 13.90 miles

Capital Stock .................................................................................................................. $60,000.00
Cost of Road .................................................................................................................. $652,776.73

Towns on Route:

Bushnell

Fontana



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