North Carolina Railroads - Maxton, Alma & Rowland Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

MA&S RR

1889

1890

1893*

Maxton, NC

Rowland, NC
* 1893 - Entire line was abandoned.
Was the Alma & Little Rock Railroad.

From the 1st Annual Report of the North Carolina Railroad Commission, dated December 31, 1891:

This company was chartered as the Alma & Little Rock Railroad Company, by an Act ratified the 9th day of March, 1881, and the said charter was amended by an Act of the General Assembly ratified the 9th day of March, 1889, changing the name of the company to its present name. No limitation as to duration of charter.

Line operated from Maxton to Rowland. Total length of line, 16 miles.

President >
Superintendent >
Purchasing Agent > -------------------- J.B. Wilkinson ---------------------------- Alma, NC

Treasurer ------------------------------ P.A. Fore --------------------------------- Alma, NC

Secretary >
Freight Agent >
Auditor > ------------------------------- E.S. Lathrop ------------------------------ Alma, NC

Towns on Route:

Maxton

Alma > Daystrom (1942) > Alma #2 (1951)

Branchville

Rowland



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