North Carolina Railroads - Deep Gap Tie & Lumber Company Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

DGTL RR

unknown

<1916

1940s

Deep Gap, NC

Fleetwood, NC
The Deep Gap Tie & Lumber Company Railroad followed what is roughly US Highway 221 where it branches off US Highway 421 east of Boone. It operated alongside Gap Creek, from Deep Gap, in Watauga County, to the South Fork of the New River, near Fleetwood, in Ashe County, a distance of about five miles.

Towns on Route:

Yuma > Deep Gap (1924)

Hopkins

Fleetwood (1931)



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