North Carolina Railroads - Milton & Sutherlin Narrow Gauge Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

M&S RR

1877

1878

1894*

Sutherlin, VA

Milton, NC

* 1894 - No longer operational after September 6th.
+ 1882 - part of the Richmond & Danville RR system.
+ 1877 - chartered in NC.
+ 1876 - chartered in VA.

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

The Milton & Sutherlin Railroad Company was chartered in 1876; opened in February, 1878; operated by the Richmond & Danville Railroad Company; the road is practically owned by the Richmond & Danville Company, which owns the controlling interest of its stock; 0.31 miles in North Carolina. No report of earnings.

Towns on Route (in NC):

NC/VA State Line

Milton



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