North Carolina Railroads - Carolina & Northeastern Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

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1917

1917

1934*

Gumberry, NC

Rehobeth, NC
* 1934 - Ceased operations.
+ 1931 - Re-organized as the Carolina & Northeastern Railway on August 4, 1931.
+ 1917 - Acquired the assets of the Northampton & Hertford Railroad.
+ 1917 - Charter issued via NC Legislative Act dated January 18, 1917, which was a renaming of the unfinished Weldon & Roanoke Rapids Electric Railway. Company authorized to acquire the assets of the Northampton & Hertford Railroad and the assets of the Wellington & Powellsville Railroad. This new company did not acquire the Wellington & Powellsville Railroad.

Stations on Route:

Gumberry

Mowfield

Jackson

Rehobeth

Lasker

The Nineteenth Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission for the Biennial Period, 1917-1918, with Compilations from Railroad Returns for the Years Ending December 31, 1916 and 1917:

President ............................................... Thomas Philip Hammer .............................. Philadelphia, PA
General Manager or Superintendent ....... J.H. Pennewell ........................................... Gumberry, NC
Treasurer ............................................... Robert J. Walker ....................................... Norfolk, VA
Secretary ............................................... O. Raymond Brown ................................... Richmond, VA
Traffic Manager ...................................... L.F. Ritchie ............................................... Gumberry, NC

Road Operated - Gumberry, NC to Rehobeth, NC ................................................... 17.5 miles

Capital Stock ............................................................................................................ $300,000.00
Cost of Road ............................................................................................................ $113,784.33
Cost of Equipment ....................................................................................................... $11,054.50

Employees ................................................................................................................... 18

Stations in Order (17.5 miles):

Gumberry
Mowfield
Jackson
Rehobeth
Lasker



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