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Goldsboro in Wayne County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

North Carolina Railroad

 
 
North Carolina Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 7, 2010
1. North Carolina Railroad Marker
Inscription. Built by the State, 1851-56, from Goldsboro to Charlotte. Eastern terminus a few yards N.
 
Erected 1940 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number F 12.)
 
Location. 35° 23.154′ N, 77° 59.75′ W. Marker is in Goldsboro, North Carolina, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Ash Street (U.S. 70) and Center Street, on the right when traveling west on Ash Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goldsboro NC 27530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sherman's March (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kenneth C. Royall (about 600 feet away); Foster's Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles B. Aycock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wm. T. Dortch (approx. 0.2 miles away); Goldsboro (approx. mile away); Seymour Johnson AFB History / 4th Fighter Wing History Memorial (approx. mile away); Wayne County Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goldsboro.
 
Also see . . .  North Carolina Railroad. Wikipedia article. (Submitted on June 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
North Carolina Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 7, 2010
2. North Carolina Railroad Marker
North Carolina Railroad image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 7, 2010
3. North Carolina Railroad
When built the railroad ended at Goldsboro. In 1858, the Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad running to Morehead City was completed, connected at a switch just north of the marker.
Terminus of the Railroad image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 7, 2010
4. Terminus of the Railroad
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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