North Carolina Railroads - 1890 - Miscellaneous Railroads

Railroads already operational prior to 1881:

+ Jamesville & Washington Railroad. Operational in 1877.
+ Atlantic & North Carolina Railroad. Operational in 1858.

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Railroads completed between 1881 and 1890:

+ Aberdeen & West End Railroad. Operational in 1888.
+ Atlantic & Danville Railroad. Operational in 1890.
+ Cape Fear & Yadkin Valley Railroad. Operational in 1884.
+ Carthage Railroad. Operational in 1888.
+ Cashie & Roanoke Railroad. Operational in 1885.
+ East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad. Operational in 1882.
+ Lynchburg & Durham Railroad. Operational in 1890.
+ Marietta & North Georgia Railroad. Operational in 1887.
+ Maxton, Alma & Rowland Railroad. Operational in 1887.
+ New Hanover Transit. Operational in 1887.
+ Norfolk & Carolina Railroad. Operational in 1890.
+ Palmetto Railroad. Operational in 1887.
+ Suffolk & Carolina Railroad. Operational in 1885. Includes the Edenton & Norfolk Railway, which was merged into S&C in 1889.
+ Warrenton Railroad. Operational in 1884.
+ Washington & Plymouth Railroad. Operational in 1889.
+ Wilmington, Chadbourn & Conway Railroad. Operational in 1887.
+ Wilmington Seacoast Railroad. Operational in 1888. Includes the Ocean View Railroad, which was merged into WS RR in 1889.
+ Winton Railroad. Operational in 1890.

The following railroads were chartered between 1881 and 1890, but were not operational as yet (1890):

+ 1885 - Charleston, Cincinnati & Ohio Railroad.
+ 1889 - East Carolina Railroad.
+ 1887 - Gumberry & Jackson Railroad.
+ 1885 - Murfreesboro Railroad.
+ 1887 - Roanoke & Southern Railway.
+ 1887 - Kinston & Snow Hill Railroad.
+ 1889 - Asheville & Craggy Mountain Railroad.

The following railroad companies were chartered between 1881 and 1890, but there is no evidence available that they were ever constructed:

+ 1881 - Roxboro Railroad. 1887, merged into the Lynchburg & Durham Railroad.
+ 1881 - Fayetteville & Winston Railroad.
+ 1881 - Ore Knob Mineral Railway
+ 1881 - Rutherfordton, Marion & Tennessee Railway. 1886, merged into the Charleston, Cincinnati & Chicago Railroad.
+ 1881 - Danville & Haw River Railroad.
+ 1881 - Cumberland & Catawba Railroad.
+ 1881 - Clinton & Faison Railroad. 1885, re-routed from Clinton to Warsaw as the Clinton Branch of the W&W Railroad.
+ 1881 - Alma & Little Rock Railroad. 1889, name changed to Maxton, Alma & Rowland Railroad.
+ 1881 - Atlantic & French Broad Valley Railway. 1882, merged into the Carolina, Cumberland Gap & Chicago Railroad.
+ 1881 - Raleigh & Rocky Mount Railroad.
+ 1882 - Carolina, Cumberland Gap & Chicago Railroad. No road built in North Carolina.
+ 1882 - Virginia & Carolina Railroad. 1897, re-organized as the Richmond, Petersburg & Carolina Railroad.
+ 1883 - Highland Railroad.
+ 1883 - Wilmington, Point Caswell & Clinton Railroad.
+ 1883 - Carolina & Chesapeake Railroad.
+ 1883 - Thomasville & Silver Valley Railroad. 1889, name changed to Thomasville, Silver Valley & Pee Dee Railroad.
+ 1883 - High Point & Randleman Railroad. 1887, name changed to High Point, Randleman, Asheboro & Southern Railroad.
+ 1883 - Asheville & Burnsville Railroad.
+ 1883 - Chowan & Roanoke Railroad.
+ 1885 - Chesapeake, Norfolk & Carolina Railroad.
+ 1885 - Durham & Clarksville Railroad.
+ 1885 - Cabarrus & Stanly Railroad.
+ 1885 - Mt. Holly & Denver Railroad.
+ 1885 - Southern & Western Air Line Railroad.
+ 1885 - Durham & Roxboro Railroad. 1887, name changed to the Lynchburg & Durham Railroad.
+ 1885 - Reidsville & Dan River Railroad.
+ 1886 - Chowan & Southern Railroad. 1889, name changed to the Norfolk & Carolina Railroad.
+ 1886 - South Atlantic & North Western Railroad.
+ 1887 - Manly & Troy Railroad.
+ 1887 - Atlanta, Asheville & Baltimore Railroad.
+ 1887 - Atlanta, Franklin & Knoxville Short Line Railroad.
+ 1887 - Danville & Carolina Railroad.
+ 1887 - Polk County Railroad.
+ 1887 - Shelby, Glen Alpin Springs & Cranberry Railroad.
+ 1887 - Harnett County Railroad.
+ 1887 - Hiawassee Railroad. 1889, name change to Chattanooga, Cleveland & Hiawassee Railroad.
+ 1887 - Atlantic, Henderson & Virginia Railroad.
+ 1887 - Central & North-Western Railroad.
+ 1887 - Wake Railway.
+ 1887 - Raker City & Greensboro Railroad. 1889, name changed to the Greensboro, Roxboro & Eastern Railroad.
+ 1887 - Durham & Southern Railroad. First with this name. A second incarnation came in 1904.
+ 1887 - Asheville & Tennessee Railroad.
+ 1887 - Salem, Winston & Dan River Railroad.
+ 1887 - Northern & Southern North Carolina Railroad.
+ 1888 - Washington & Kinston Railroad.
+ 1889 - Chattanooga, Cleveland & Hiawasee Railroad. 1891, consolidated with the Chattanooga, Cleveland & Murphy Railroad to become the Chattanooga, Cleveland, Murphy & Augusta Railroad.
+ 1889 - Fayetteville & Albemarle Railroad.
+ 1889 - Milton & Yanceyville Railroad.
+ 1889 - Leasburg & Southern Railroad.
+ 1889 - Concord Railway.
+ 1889 - Randolph Southern Railway.
+ 1889 - Medoc Railroad.
+ 1889 - Maxton & Northwestern Railroad.
+ 1889 - Greensboro, Roxboro & Eastern Railroad.
+ 1889 - Thomasville, Silver Valley & Pee Dee Railroad.
+ 1889 - Charlotte & Goldsboro Air Line Railroad.
+ 1889 - Danville, Mebane & Southern Railroad.
+ 1889 - Northeastern Railway.
+ 1889 - French Broad Valley Railroad.
+ 1890 - Little Bluff, Raemont & Maxton Railway.
+ 1890 - South Carolina Seaboard & Western Railroad.

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