North Carolina Railroads - Red Springs & Bowmore Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

RS&B RR

1897

1897

1918*

Red Springs, NC

Bowmore, NC
*1918 - Abandoned.
1897 - Road operational. 11 miles from the town of Red Spring to the town of Bowmore. Plus 9 miles from Junction to Turnpike. Primarily a logging line.

Towns on Route:

Red Springs

Millprong (1888-1902)

Bowmore (1892-1904)

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 Red Springs & Bowmore Railroad, including mileage:

Stations in Order (12 miles):

Red Springs
Duffy
Mill Prong
Bowmore
Wagram
Purcepolis

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 route of the Red Springs & Bowmore Railroad:

Towns on Route (12 miles):
Red Springs
Duffey
Mill Prong
Purcepolis
Wagram
Bowmore



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