The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, 1833-1854

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McFarland & Company, Publishers , Jefferson, N.C
Wilmington and Raleigh Rail Road Company, Railroads, Economic conditions, Hi
StatementJames C. Burke
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LC ClassificationsHE2791.W7523 B87 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24906737M
ISBN 139780786465057
LC Control Number2011026228

Inthe Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company set out to connect the port city of Wilmington to North Carolina's capital. When it was done inafter changing its route, the company had completed miles of track--the longest railroad in the world at the time--and provided continuous transportation from the town of Weldon on the Roanoke River to Wilmington and on to.

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When it was done inafter changing its route, the company had completed miles of track—the longest railroad in the world at the time—and provided continuous transportation from the town of Weldon on the Roanoke River to Wilmington and on to Charleston.

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Burke at the best. WILMINGTON & RALEIGH RAIL ROAD COMPANY James Burke softcover Inthe Wilmington and Raleigh Rail Road Company set out to connect the po. Variant title: Wilmington and Raleigh Rail Road Company, Contents: Weldon, tollgate of North Carolina -- Early plans for railroads in North Carolina -- The building of a railroad -- The technology: its origins and history -- Conflict and crisis -- Rail transportation and economic growth -- Appendix A: the railroad land in Wilmington -- Appendix B: the depot site at Wilmington.

The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company. By James C. Burke. Softcover, pages, 6x9, 40 photos, tables, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. "Inthe Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company set out to connect the port city of Wilmington to North Carolina’s capital.

When it was done inafter changing its. His first book on the topic, published inwas entitled The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, It focused on its founding and early development. The book being reviewed here, The Wilmington & Weldon Railroad in the Civil War, continues to trace the story of the railroad during the Civil War years.

Author/s: Burke, James C. Publication Information for The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, Find this book in a library near you: Originally published in ; ISBN: ; Location or Setting: North Carolina Categorization. Chartered inthe Wilmington and Raleigh Railroad began operations in between Wilmington and Weldon, in North Carolina, United miles of track, it is said to have been the longest railroad in the world at the time of its completion.

The name was changed in to the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad. The Wilmington and Raleigh Railroad was one of the. The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, – by James C. Burke. This book is based on a University of North Carolina graduate school thesis that has, over a year period, morphed into a very good history book about the development of what was, at the time, the longest railroad in the world ( miles).

The author has thoroughly researched this topic and presents his data in an. - New additions to the collections of the Government and Heritage Library: From the Highlands to High Finance: The Carolina McColls, by Suzanne Hurley. From a 4th Century Irish king to the present day Bank of America Carolina McColls, this book describes this family through the generations.

The author includes photography and archival images from the McColl. Wilmington native Burke's (Cape Fear Community College, North Carolina) latest text continues the story of a corporation that began as the Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road in the s.

In his previous book, The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, (McFarland, ), Burke explored the economic, political, and technical aspects of. The Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Company was organized March 14th,under the laws of North Carolina, Acts of General Assembly –35–’36 (amendatory Acts –2–5–’67).

January,chartered as Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad Company; main line opened March 9th, Name changed in February, He has also published scholarly works in "The North Carolina Geographer" and "Railroad History. His book "The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, " is available from McFarland & Company.

"Education: University of North Carolina at Wilmington, BA in Music - ; University of North Carolina at Wilmington, MA in Liberal Studies. In its early years, the Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company survived multiple threats to its existence. Under its new corporate name, the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad Company would soon be put to the ultimate test, the Civil War.

From mobilization to the last effort to supply Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, the company would endure the. The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, : James C.

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Burke () by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, Burke, James C: Books - or: James C Burke. The Wilmington & Weldon Railroad (W&W) was the new name adopted in February by the Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad (completed in ), which ran from Wilmington to Weldon by way of Goldsboro and Rocky Mount, bypassing Raleigh.

As a central rail link along the Atlantic Coast, it carried heavy traffic during the Civil War and made a considerable profit (in Confederate currency) for its.

Recently, he has published two railroad history books "The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, " and "The Wilmington & Weldon Railroad in the Civil War" (McFarland & Company) in addition to articles in North Carolina Geographer and Railroad History.

A native of Wilmington, North Carolina, he teaches at Cape Fear Community College. Books by CFCC Authors Available in the CFCC Library; "The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company survived multiple threats to its existence.

Under its new corporate name, the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad Company would soon be put to the test, the Civil War. The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, by James C.

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The final, and most accurate, form of my research on Frances Anne Kemble's trip through North Carolina by the railroad, the stagecoach line, and the steamboat of the Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road appears in "The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, " published by McFarland & Company.

Inthe Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road amended its charter to move its northern terminus from Raleigh to Weldon; the line would later change its name to the Wilmington & Weldon.

(The story is exhaustively detailed in James C. Burke’s book, “The Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Company, ”) During the Civil War, the Wilmington & Weldon would become of vital strategic importance to the Confederacy, linking the capital, Richmond, with its last open Atlantic port at Wilmington.Inthe Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad upgraded its entire line with T-rail that had been acquired from England.

On Februthe state finally agreed to grant a new charter and the line's name was formally changed to the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad. Towns on Route: Weldon. Halifax. Enfield. Battleboro () Rocky Mount.