North Carolina Railroads - Atlantic & Carolina Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

A&C RR

1911

1914

1948

Warsaw, NC

Kenansville, NC
Articles of Incorporation dated April 21, 1911. The company was organized on April 21, 1914 under the laws of North Carolina.
The Atlantic and Carolina Railroad Co, was a common carrier from Warsaw to Kenansville, NC, some ten miles. In 1920, some 12,451 passengers were carried, a year later in 1921 the number dropped to 8,360.
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From the Seventeenth Annual Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission, dated December 31, 1915, with a Compilation of Railroad Returns for the Year Ending June 30, 1915:

President ........................................... A.R. Turnbull .................................. Nofolk, VA
General Manager or Superintendent ... T.A. Hefty ...................................... Bowden, NC
Secretary & Treasurer ....................... Wm. J. Jones .................................. Norfolk, VA
Auditor .............................................. W.F. Kaster ................................... Bowden, NC

Road Operated - Warsaw, NC to Kenansville, NC ..................................... 10 miles

Capital Stock Authorized ............................................................................. $50,000.00
Cost of Road ............................................................................................... $64,730.00
Cost of Equipment .......................................................................................... $4,500.00

Employees ..................................................................................................... 21

Organized April 21, 1911, under laws of North Carolina.
Started operation during May, 1914.

Stations on Route (10 miles):
Warsaw
Hill's Avenue
Rhodes
Middleton
West
Frances
Kenansville

Towns on Route:

Warsaw

Kenansville

Chinquapin



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