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Completion of the Western North Carolina Railroad: Politics of Concealment

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A look at the development of a trunk railroad line across North Carolina, from Beaufort to the Tennessee border, encouraged by Governor Zebulon B. Vance and his successor, Thomas J. Jarvis between 1879 and 1885. Ultimately, the Richmond and Danville Railroad Company won control of and completed the railroad line, overcoming competition from New York- and Boston-based businessmen.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 52 Issue 3, July 1975, p256-282, il, por, map