North Carolina Railroads - Carolina Northern Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

CN RR

1899

1900

1905*

Lumberton, NC

Marion, SC
*1905 acquired by the Raleigh & Charleston Railroad.
The railroad was chartered in 1899 and opened from Lumberton to Kingsdale on January 1, 1900, to Proctorville on July 1, 1900, to Barnesville on December 15, 1900, and completed to Marion and South Marion on December 1, 1901. The Carolina Northern entered receivership on December 2, 1902.

Towns on Route (in NC):

Lumberton

Kingsdale (1900-1910)

Barnesville

Marietta (1902)

NC/SC State Line

The Sixth Annual Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission for the Year Ending December 31, 1904, with Compilations from Railroad Returns for the Year Ending June 30, 1904, includes the route of the Carolina Northern Railroad, including mileage:

Stations in Order (17 miles in NC):

Lumberton
Kingsdale
Freeman
Proctorville
Barnesville
Fair Bluff
Marion, SC



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