Western North Carolina

This road was intended to run from Salisbury to the Tennessee line and eventually make connections to the Mississippi Valley. It was chartered in 1855 and construction began in 1857. It ended two miles east of Morganton when the war caused supplies to become unavailable.
Black's Number 21 (map) (map)
Track About 84 miles of 4 foot 8 inch gauge 52# T-rail
Locomotives 5; 5 names
Cars 45
Stations 12
Officers Most
Bridges & Water Tanks Bridges & Water Tanks
Imports Imports
Tredegar Purchases All
Annual Reports
7-1-61 President
7-1-61 Engineer
7-1-62 President
7-1-62 Engineer
7-1-63 President
7-1-63 Engineer
7-1-64 President
7-1-64 Engineer
7-1-64 Committee of Inspection
7-1-65 President
7-1-65 Superintendent
7-1-65 Committee of Inspection
Significant Documents
NP, IE 1-1-61
NP, CW 1-8-61
NP, WD 2-12-61
MISC, WNC 2-18-61
NP, RSTD 3-6-61
NP, FO 4-4-61
B9, DEB 4-xB-61
NP, CW 6-17-61
NP, CW 6-20-61
NA, WNC 7-8-61
NP, CW 7-22-61
NP, CW 9-2-61
NP, CW 12-9-61
NP, RSJ 1-15-62
NP, FO 1-30-62
NP, RD 2-8-62
NP, GP 4-13-62
NP, RR 6-21-62
AR, WNC 8-1-62
NA, QMR 9-2-62
NA, ENG 12-26-62
NA, WNC 12-xx-62
OR Series 1, Vol. 18, Page 825
NA, ENG 1-16-63
NA, SWR 1-28-63
NA, SWR 1-29-63
NP, WD 2-17-63
RRBA 2-20-1863
NP, CW 4-6-63
AR, WNC 4-18-63
AR, R&G 4-21A-63
NA, RRB 5-15-63
NP, IE 6-4A-63
NP, RSTD 6-23B-63
NP, RR 6-24-63
NP, WD 8-25-63
NP, FO 8-27-63
NP, CW 8-31-63
NP, CW 8-31A-63
NP, CW 8-31B-63
NP, GP 9-3-63
NP, CW 9-14-63
NA, WNC 9-21-63
NP, WD 9-22-63
NA, WNC 9-25-63
NP, IE 12-3-63
NP, IE 12-3C-63
NP, IE 12-10-63
NP, WD 1-12-64
NA, WNC 1-15-64
NA, WNC 1-20-64
NP, IE 3-3-64
NA, WNC 3-7-64
NA, WNC 3-11-64
NA, WNC 3-15-64
NP, CW 7-4-64
NP, CW 8-22-64
NP, CW 8-29A-64
NP, CW 9-5B-64
NA, QMR 10-10A-64
NA, QMR 11-6-64
NP, RCF 12-3-64
NP, CW 12-5-64
NP, RCF 12-14-64
NA, QM 1-3C-65
NA, QMR 1-20A-65
NA, RRB 1-20B-65
NA, RRB 1-24A-65
NA, RRB 1-24D-65
NA, RRB 1-27B-65
NP, IE 2-9-65
NA, RRB 2-11-65
NA, RRB 2-16A-65
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1371B

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