North Carolina Railroads - Sanford & Troy Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

S&T RR

1909

1910

1911*

Colon, NC

Cumnock, NC
* 1911 - Merged into the Raleigh, Charlotte & Southern Railway on March 7, 1911. In 1913, this was purchased by Norfolk Southern Railroad #2. One source asserts the merger was January 1, 1914.
The Sanford & Troy Railroad was chartered by the NC Legislature in 1909, and organized on April 1, 1910 after acquiring the assets of the Raleigh & Western Railroad.

From the Twelfth Annual Report of the North Carolina Corporation Commission, dated December 31, 1910, with a Compilation of Railroad Returns for the Year Ending June 30, 1910:

President ..................................................... John B. Lennig ........................... Bridesburg, Philadelphia, PA
General Manager or Superintendent ............. John H. Kennedy ....................... Gulf, NC
Secretary & Treasurer ................................. John L. Tull ................................ Hemp, NC

Property Operated - Cumnock, NC to Colon, NC ........................................... 6.00 miles

Capital Stock ................................................................................................... $70,000.00
Cost of Road ................................................................................................... $32,284.49
Cost of Equipment ................................................................................................. $400.00

Employees ............................................................................................................. 16

Towns on Route:

Colon

Cumnock



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