Date on cover: 1880.
|Other titles||Railroad and other pamphlets.|
|Contributions||Edwards and Broughton Company (Raleigh, N.C.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||67 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||67|
The Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railroad was an ambitious undertaking to connect the southern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains with the Atlantic coast. Chartered in , the railroad was quickly reorganized as the Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway as it emerged from bankruptcy. The Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway was created in with the consolidation of the Western Railroad and the Mount Airy Railroad.. The Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley ran from the Atlantic port of Wilmington, North Carolina, to Mount Airy, North Carolina, with a significant branch to Bennettsville, South Carolina.. By , the Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway was debt . The second line to Mount Airy, NC was constructed by the Cape Fear & Yadkin Valley in June Both lines became part of the Southern Railway Company in the late ’s. G&O has been operating Yadkin Valley Railroad since Using 10 locomotives, the Yadkin Valley Railroad ha carloads annually. Map showing the line of the Cape Fear & Yadkin Valley Railway and its connections. View Description. Download: small (maximum x pixels) medium (maximum x pixels) Hecho a Mano Latin American Book Arts: Helen G. Edmonds Papers, Hugh Morton Collection of Photographs and Films: J.
Bradford’s map suggests that the Cape Fear & Yadkin Rail Road was the first of its kind in operation in North Carolina. That was not the case. In James C. Burke’s North Carolina’s First Railroads, a Study in Historical Geography (), we learn that the Cape Fear & Yadkin Rail Road was “incorporated during the Session of the. Charter of the Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway Co., formerly Western Railroad Company: and acts amendatory thereto to Ma also charter and amendatory acts relating to the Mount Airy Rail Road Company, (now consolidated with the Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway Co.): together with the by-laws and an appendix containing laws relating to railroads, . Edwards and Broughton Company (Raleigh, N.C.): Charter of the Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway Co., formerly Western Railroad Company: and acts amendatory thereto to Ma also charter and amendatory acts relating to the Mount Airy Rail Road Company, (now consolidated with the Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway Co.): together. The Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway: (from Mt. Airy, at the base of the Blue Ridge, to Wilmington, N.C.): its origin, construction, connections, and extensions: embracing descriptive and statistical notices of cities, towns, villages, and stations, industries, agricultural, manufacturing and mineral resources, scenery of the route Pages:
Cape Fear Model Railroad Society, Wilmington, North Carolina. likes. Model Railroaders/5(13). The business would prove lucrative for the Yadkin Railroad, Southern Railway, and the Winston Salem Southbound Railway respectively. The ALCOA plant as it appeared in the prosperous era of To the opposite side of the complex is a long cut of railcars on the sidings and in the background, beautiful Badin Lake. Depot St. P.O. Box Rural Hall, NC Phone () Fax () Contact: C. Todd Burchette, General Manager Email: [email protected] The Yadkin Valley Railroad Co. operates in the foothill counties of Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, and Wilkes – located in North Carolina ’s northwestern Piedmont – along two lines originating in Rural . The Atlantic and Yadkin Railway (A&Y) was a short l line railroad in the state of North Carolina with a main line from Sanford northwest through Greensboro to Mt. Airy, a distance of miles. It had a branch off the main line at Climax, south of Greensboro which ran 19 miles to Ramseur, and another branch north of Greensboro that ran 11 miles from Stokesdale to Madison.