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Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad Logo Shirt

Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad Logo Shirt

$20.00

 Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad Logo Shirt                            

  •  Logo Printed on Front
  • 100% Cotton Gildan 6.1 oz.
  • Shirt Color = Cardinal Red

Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad Company was built by divisions, largely, if not wholly, under contract, at various times prior to the summer of 1858. Operation of the approximately 96.1 miles (154.7 km) railroad line between Morehead City, North Carolina on the Crystal Coast by the Atlantic Ocean, and Goldsboro, North Carolina, began on or about June 1, 1858.

The railroad line suffered considerable damage during the American Civil War. A First Sinking Fund Mortgage dated February 29, 1868, in the amount of $1.5 million was placed on the property in order to finance the rehabilitation of the line.

In addition to the line of railroad, the Atlantic and North Carolina company also owned the Atlantic Hotel built at Morehead City in 1880 to replace the original Atlantic Hotel which had been built at Beaufort, North Carolina, in 1859 by Josiah Pender and destroyed by a hurricane in 1879.

The line of the Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad Company was leased to a predecessor of Norfolk & Southern Railroad Company (1906) and its successor in reorganization, Norfolk Southern Railroad Company (incorporated in Virginia, May 2, 1910), until the lease was forfeited in 1934 for non-payment of rent. The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) authorized Norfolk Southern Railroad’s (of 1910) abandonment of operations of the Atlantic and North Carolina.[4] The ICC found that Atlantic and North Carolina rightfully resumed operation of the line after the default

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