|* 1913 folded into Norfolk Southern Railroad (2nd), which owned this railroad since inception in 1911. One source asserts that the merger was completed on January 1, 1914.|
|+ 1911 - Acquired the Aberdeen
& Asheboro Railroad.
+ 1911 - Acquired the Durham & Charlotte Railroad .
+ 1911 - Acquired the Raleigh & Southport Railway.
+ 1911 - Acquired the Sanford & Troy Railroad.
|On October 3, 1911, the Norfolk Southern Railroad organized the Raleigh, Charlotte & Southern Railway as a consolidation of several smaller companies. The Raleigh, Charlotte & Southern Railway was made up of the Aberdeen & Asheboro Railroad, the Durham & Charlotte Railroad, the Raleigh & Southport Railway, and the Sanford & Troy Railroad, as shown above. The NC State Legislature ratified the charter on March 7, 1911.|
Towns on Route:
Line #1 - Aberdeen to Troy:
Line #2 - Star to Asheboro:
Line #3 - West End to Jackson Springs:
Line #4 - Troy to Mount Gilead:
Line #5 - Candor to Ellerbe:
Line #6 - Glendon to Gulf:
Line #7 - Gulf to Cumnock:
Line #8 - Glendon to Star:
Hallison > Parkwood (1953)
Hemp > Robbins (1943)
Line #9 - Raleigh to Fayetteville:
The Thirteenth Annual Report of the North Carolina Commission for the Year Ending December 31, 1911, with Compilations from Railroad Returns for the Year Ending June 30, 1911, includes the routes of the Raleigh, Charlotte & Southern Railroad:
Aberdeen & Asheboro Division:
Aberdeen to Asheboro (56 miles):
Candor to Ellerbe (18 miles):
Troy to Mt. Gilead (14 miles):
Carthage to Pinehurst (12 miles):
West End to Jackson Springs (4
Durham & Charlotte Division:
Cumnock to Troy (44 miles):
Raleigh & Southport Division:
Raleigh to Fayetteville (64 miles):
Sanford & Troy Division:
Cumnock to Colon (8 miles):