North Carolina Railroads - Moore Central Railway / Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

MCRR

1924

1924

1948

Cameron, NC

Hallison, NC
+ 1945 - Re-organized as the Moore Central Railroad.
+ 1924 - A re-organization of the existing Randolph & Cumberland Railroad. Moore Central Railway was organized on October 1, 1924 under the laws of North Carolina. Some sources assert that Norfolk Southern Railroad acquired this line, but other sources do not.
+ 1924 - On August 21, 1924, the NC State Legislature passed an Act authorizing the town of Carthage to purchase the Randolph & Cumberland Railroad. On the same date, the Legislature authorized any purchaser to sell off portions of said railroad.

The Twenty-Third Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission for the Biennial Period, 1925-1926, with a Compilation of Railroad Returns for the Years Ending December 31, 1924 and 1925 provides the following information:

Organized October 1, 1924, under Laws of North Carolina, Revised Chapter 61, Amendment of Private
Act of General Assembly of North Carolina.

Road Operated - Cameron, NC to Hallison, NC ............................................................ 22 miles

Capital Stock ................................................................................................................ $100,000.00
Cost of Road ................................................................................................................... $50,000.00
Cost of Equipment ........................................................................................................... $15,000.00

Employees ....................................................................................................................... 26-33

Towns on Route:

Cameron

Hallison



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