North Carolina Railroads - Carolina & Georgia Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

C&G RR

1919

1926

1928*

Andrews, NC

Hayesville, NC
*1928 - Acquired by the Tennessee & North Carolina Railroad.
+ 1927 - In receivership on January 18, 1927. Not operational in 1927.
+ 1919 - Acquired the Hiawassee Valley Railroad.

Organized on March 19, 1919, this railroad was standard gauge and roughly twenty-four (24) miles in length. Listed as a common carrier, its principal commodity was timber.

The line ran southwesterly from Andrews and followed the Valley River until it reached the community of Marble. From Andrews to Marble, it paralleled Southern Railway's Murphy Branch on the opposite bank of the Valley River. At Marble, the line veered southward until it reached the community of Peachtree. Here the line swung sharply to the east to clear a mountain range and then conntinued easterly until it reached Hayesville.

From the Twenty-Fourth Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission for the Biennial Period, 1927-1928, with a Compilation of Railroad Returns for the Years Ending December 31, 1926 and 1927, provides the following information:

President ..................................................... John C. Arbogast .................................... Asheville, NC
General Manager or Superintendent ............. John C. Arbogast .................................... Asheville, NC
Treasurer ..................................................... S.F. Chapman ........................................ Asheville, NC
Secretary ..................................................... F.J. Heazel ............................................. Asheville, NC

Road Operated - Andrews, NC to Hayesville, NC ........................................................ 24.84 miles

Capital Stock ................................................................................................................ $161,450.00
Cost of Road .................................................................................................................$538,572.66
Cost of Equipment ........................................................................................................... $16,514.60

Employees ....................................................................................................................... 13

Towns on Route:

Andrews

Peachtree

Hayesville



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