North Carolina Railroads - Mount Airy & Eastern Railroad / Railway

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

MA&E RR

1899

1900

1920*

Mt. Airy, NC

Kibler, VA
* 1920 - Reorganized as the Virginia & Mt. Airy Railroad, but there is no evidence that this entity ever operated the railroad. Apparently liquidated in the 1930s. 
+ 1915 - Sold again to Sidney Birber who kept the original name, but with Railway at the end. Company organized on April 23, 1915 under laws of Virginia.
+ 1910 - Sold under foreclosure to Rosslyn Lumber Company.
aka Mount Airy Narrow Gauge Railroad. 
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Towns on Route (in NC):

NC/VA State Line

Mount Airy

The Sixth Annual Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission for the Year Ending December 31, 1904, with Compilations from Railroad Returns for the Year Ending June 30, 1904, includes the route of the Mt. Airy & Eastern Railroad, including mileage:

Stations in Order (5 miles in NC):

Mt. Airy
Springs
VA/NC State Line
Danube, VA

The Thirteenth Annual Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission for the Year Ending December 31, 1911, with Compilations from Railroad Returns for the Year Ending June 30, 1911, includes the route of the Mt. Airy & Eastern Railroad:

Towns on Route (5 miles):
Mount Airy
White Sulphur Springs
NC/VA State Line

The Eighteenth Annual Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission, dated December 31, 1916, with a Compilation of Railroad Returns for the Year Ending June 30, 1916:

President ............................................ Sidney Birber ................................... Washington, DC
General Manager or Superintendent .... William E. Bleo ................................. Mount Airy, NC
Secretary-Treasurer ........................... Willis W. Parker ................................ Washington, DC
Traffic Manager .................................. William E. Bleo ................................. Mount Airy, NC

Road Operated - Mount Airy, NC to Kibler, VA ............................................ 5.37 miles in NC

Capital Stock .................................................................................................. $10,000.00
Cost of Road ................................................................................................... $42,018.10
Cost of Equipment ............................................................................................. $6,400.00

Employees .......................................................................................................... 47



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