North Carolina Railroads - Townsville Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

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1919

1919

1933*

Manson, NC

Townsville, NC
* 1933 - Line abandoned.
+ 1921 - Company formally organized on July 2, 1921 under the laws of North Carolina.
+ 1919 - Acquired the Roanoke River Railway.

The Twentieth Report of the North Carolina Commission for the Biennial Period 1919-1920, with Compilations from Railroad Returns for the Years Ending December 31, 1918 and 1919 includes:

President ...................................................... J.R. Paschall ............................. Richmond, VA
General Manager or Superintendent .............. W.J. Talley ............................... Townsville, NC
Secretary & Treasurer .................................. S.R. Adams .............................. Townsville, NC
Traffic Manager ............................................ W.J. Talley ............................... Townsville, NC

Road Operated - Manson, NC to Townsville, NC .......................................... 12 miles

Capital Stock .................................................................................................. $50,000.00
Cost of Road .................................................................................................... $3,740.90
Cost of Equipment ............................................................................................ $1,020.00

Employees ........................................................................................................ 11

Towns on Route:

Manson

Drewry

Townsville



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