North Carolina Railroads - Georgia & North Carolina Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

GA&NC RR

1871

1887

1887*

Marietta, GA

Murphy, NC
* 1887 merged with the Marietta & North Georgia Railroad and reorganized as the Marietta & North Georgia Railway.

Construction started in 1874, and the line from Marietta to Canton was completed in May of 1879. It was extended to Marble Cliff in 1883, to Ellijay in 1884, and to Murphy, NC in 1887.

The Marietta & North Georgia Railroad was consolidated with this line and was renamed the Marietta & North Georgia Railway in 1887, as shown above.

Towns on Route (in NC):

Murphy

Englands Point > Ranger (1889) > Oak Park (1912)

Culberson (1887)

NC/GA State Line



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