North Carolina Railroads - Greensville & Roanoke Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

G&R RR

1835

1840

1852*

Emporia, VA

Gaston, NC
* 1852 merged into the Petersburg Railroad. Operated by the Petersburg Railroad until then.
Click Here for an excepted page from the 1838 Farmer's Register by Edmund Ruffin showing an advertisement for the Petersburg Railroad and the Greensville & Roanoke Railroad.

Towns on Route (in NC):

NC/VA State Line

Green Plains

Gaston (1837) > South Gaston (1845)



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