North Carolina Railroads - Rockingham Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

RRR

1910

1911

1922*

Rockingham, NC

Breeden, SC
* 1922 - Acquired by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.
+ 1910 - Company organized under the laws of North Carolina. Date not provided.
Built and owned by the Cheraw & Darlington Railroad, which is shown on an 1896 map.
In July of 1922, the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad acquired the Rockingham Railroad, extending the former Charleston, Sumter & Northern Railroad from Gibson to Rockingham in North Carolina.

Towns on Route (in NC):

Rockingham

Hamlet

Ghio (1885-1893)

Gibsons Station (1884) > Gibson (1896)

NC/SC State Line

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 Rockingham Railroad:

Towns on Route (22 miles):
Leak
Rockingham
Lewarae
Roberdel
Morrison
Marfree
Ghio
Gibson
NC/SC State Line



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