A Railroad Timetable


Night Express Train -- North

Wilmington and Weldon Railroad timetable-north 

 

To go into operation 31st of October, 1859.

No. of Stations Distance from Wilmington Dis. bet'w Stat'ns Names of Stations Arrives Leaves Time between St's Time at Stations. Remarks
1     Wilmington, a m   1:30     Terminus
2 9 9 North East, 1:54 1:54 24 0 N. S.
3 11 2 Marlboro', 2:00 2:01 6 1 R. S.
4 14 3 Rocky Point, 2:10 2:11 9 1 Flag.
5 22 8 Burgaw, 2:32 2:36 21 4 W.&W.
6 29 7 So. Washington 2:54 2:55 18 1 Flag.
7 33 4 Leesburg, 3:06 3:06 11 0 N. S.
8 38 5 Teachey, 3:20 3:21 14 1 P.No.4.
8 ½ 43 5 Rose Hill, 3:33 3:33 12 0 W.&W.
9 48 5 Magnolia, 3:44 3:45 11 1 R. S.
10 55 7 Warsaw, 4:01 4:02 16 1 R. S.
10 ½ 59 4 Bowden, 4:12 4:12 10 0 N. S.
11 63 4 Faison, 4:22 4:23 10 1 Flag.
12 70 7 Mt. Olive, 4:40 4:41 17 1 Flag.
13 75 5 Dudley, 4:54 4:56 13 2 Flag.
14 78 3 Everettsville,         Flag.
15 84 6 Goldsboro',* 5:16 5:46 20 30 Chan Eng
16 92 8 Pikeville, 6:07 6:08 21 1 Flag.
17 95 3 Nahunta, 6:16 6:18 8 2 Flag.
18 102 7 Black Creek, 6:38 6:39 20 1 Flag.
19 108 6 Wilson, 6:56 6:58 17 2 R. S.
20 116 8 Joyner 7:18 7:22 20 4 Flag.
21 125 9 Rocky Mount, 7:44 7:46 22 2 W.&W.
22 133 8 Battleboro', 8:06 8:08 20 2 Flag.
22 ½ 137 4 Whitaker, 8:21 8:39 14 3 W.&W.
23 143 6 Enfield,† 8:36 8:39 14 3 W.&W.
24 154 11 Halifax, 9:06 9:08 27 2 R. S.
25 162 8 Weldon, 9:30   22   Terminus
  *Breakfast. †Wood and Water.

Night Express Train -- South

Wilmington and Weldon Railroad timetable-south

To go into operation 31st of October, 1859.

No. of Stations Distance from Weldon Dis. bet'w Stns NAMES OF STATIONS Arrives Leaves Time between Sta Time at Stations. Remarks
25     Weldon, P. M.   8:45     Terminus
24 8 8 Halifax, 9:08 9:10 23 2 R. S.
23 ½ 12 4 Ruggles, 9:22 9:23 12 1  
23 19 7 Enfield, 9:42 9:46 19 4 P.No.3.
22 ½ 25 6 Whitaker, 10:04 10:05 18 1 Flag.
22 29 4 Battleboro', 10:17 10:18 12 1 R. S.
21 37 8 Rocky Mount, 10:39 10:41 21 2 R. S.
20 46 9 Joyner, 11:05 11:06 24 1 W.&W.
19 54 8 Wilson, 11:29 11:31 23 2 R. S.
18 60 6 Black Creek, 11:48 11:49 17 1 Flag.
17 67 7 Nahunta, A. M. 12:08 12:09 19 1 Flag.
16 70 3 Pikeville, 12:18 12:19 9 1 Flag.
15 78 8 Goldsboro', 12:43 12:48 24 5 Ch. Eng.
14 83 6 Everittsville, 1:06 1:07 18 1 Flag.
13 86 3 Dudley, 1:16 1:18 9 2 Flag.
      Milton,         Flag.
12 91 5 Mount Olive, 1:33 1:34 15 1 Flag.
11 98 7 Faison, 1:55 1:56 21 1 Flag.
10 ½ 102 4 Bowden, 2:08 2:12 12 4 W.&W.
10 106 4 Warsaw, 2:24 2:25 12 1 R. S.
9 113 7 Magnolia, 2:46 2:47 21 1 R. S.
8 ½ 120 5 Rose Hill, 3:02 3:03 15 1 W.&W.
8 123 5 Teachey, 3:18 3:20 15 2 P. No.1
7 128 5 Leesburg, 3:34 3:35 14 1 Flag.
6 132 4 So. Washington, 3:46 3:47 11 1 Flag.
5 139 7 Burgaw, 4:06 4:10 19 4 W.&W.
      Asheton,         Flag.*
4 147 8 Rocky Point, 4:30 4:31 20 1 Flag.
3 150 3 Marlboro', 4:40 4:41 9 1 Flag.
2 152 2 North East, 4:47 4:48 6 1 Flag.
1 162 9 Wilmington,† 5:10   22 1 Terminus
  *16½ mile Station.
  →Wood and Water to be taken only at the places marked, if it can be avoided.
  †Take Breakfast.

 


Primary Source Citation: 

Wilmington & Weldon Rail Road Company Time Table Number 5 from and after Monday, October 31st, 1859. Wilmington, NC: Fulton & Price, Steam Power Press Printers, 1859.
Published online by Documenting the American South. University Library, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. https://docsouth.unc.edu/nc/wwrr1859/wwrr1859.html

 

Credit text

Timetable for the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, 1859.