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The Wilmington & Weldon RR completed the Spring Hope Branch from Rocky Mount in the 1880s. Why was this branch never extended to Durham? The extention from Spring Hope west to the large quarry at Lassiter near Raleigh wasn't added until the 1920's when trackage of a defunct lumber company was added.

-- Richard Lasater (, April 06, 2000


Richard, The line orginally was suposse to go to Raleigh but the state of NC Utilities Comm.Told ACL they could'nt do it

-- V.L.Lewis CSX Trk Insp (, October 21, 2000.

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