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    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad freight yard.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Train Yard
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad freight yard. The freight office of the ACL Railroad dates from about 1900 and is located on Nutt Street, near the Cape Fear River. (Currently [1999] the Wilmington Railroad Museum). The warehouse at left (519 Nutt...
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Freight yards

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Train Yard
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Freight yards. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Wilmington had been a railroad town, beginning with the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, which was organized in 1838, and reportedly was at one time, the longest railroad...
    • A.C.L. Freight Warehouse

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Warehouses, Waterfront
    • This b&w photograph features an aerial view of the A.C.L. Freight Warehouse and portions of the "A" building warehouse--both of which would later serve as home of the Wilmington Railroad Museum.
    • Freight Warehouse & Office

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    • Built for the Wilmington, Columbia & Augusta Railroad; acquired through merger by the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad and later the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, who added the three-story freight office in 1900. Saved for preservation by Historic...
    • View from Brunswick Side of River

    • Cape Fear River, steamer ships, exports, cotton, Alexander Sprunt & Sons
    • Slide taken from Brunswick side of river (Eagles Island), showing 3-4 Tramp Steamers, taking on cotton for export to Europe from Sprunt's. Also Clyde Line Steamer, Freight and Passenger, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad office buildings in background.
    • James Francis Post

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Winston-Salem Southbound Railway Company
    • Portrait of James Francis Post. James Francis Post (1881-1948) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington and attended Cape Fear Academy. Post entered the railroad service in 1900 as secretary to Horace...
    • Great Wall at the Governor Dudley House

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, businesses, Edward Bishop Dudley, Anti-bellum, ships, Cape Fear River
    • Shows partial views of side and rear of the brick wall around the Dudley Mansion and the Worth Naval Stores at the foot of Nun St. (Chandler's Wharf). Freight Railroad entrance, Gate (Dummy Line) at rear of wall.
    • Workers repair damaged tracks

    • railroads, railroad, accidents
    • CSX Transportation workers replace some of the tracks after Monday night's derailment in Warsaw in Duplin County (N.C.). The train's freight cars were loaded with corn, which was on its way to Carroll Foods when the derailment occurred.
    • River Steamer - "A. P. Hurt"

    • Steamer, A. P. Hurt
    • Built in 1859-1860 by the shipbuilders Pusey & Jones of Wilmington, DE, the "Hurt" served as a troop transport for the Confederacy during the Civil War and a passenger and freight boat later, making trips between Wilmington and Fayetteville along...
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Train Yard
    • The railroad's freight rail yards are depicted in this photo. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Wilmington had been a railroad town, beginning with the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, which was organized in 1838, and reportedly was at one time, the...
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Train Yard
    • The railroad's freight rail yards are depicted in this photo. Since the mid-nineteenth century, Wilmington had been a railroad town, beginning with the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, which was organized in 1838, and reportedly was at one time, the...
    • Yopp-Goodman House

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    • Italianate style house built for William John Yopp (1824-1888), Wilmington & Weldon Railroad freight agent; and wife; Jane Warren (1834-1868). Rear addition, c. 1870. Purchased in 1888 by William (1832-1911) and Bernhardt (1849-1913) Goodman,...
    • Morrill-Lennon House

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    • Craftsman style house built by Charles D. Morrill (1851-1910), native of Boston, MA, contractor and builder; and wife, Caroline A. Williams (1853-1939), native of Columbus County. Purchased in 1920 by Rosser Yates Lennon (1871-1963), freight...
    • Firemen

    • Wilmington (N.C.); Fires; Fire departments
    • Group of Wilmington, NC Firemen on Front Street after the Great Fire of 1886. On February 21, 1886 the steamer "Bladen" arrived from Fayetteville, NC already on fire. It landed at the Wilmington waterfront, catching the nearest buildings on...
    • King-Houston House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Joseph T. King (1871-1920), native of Bladen County and freight agent for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Hattie Mahn (1873-1940). Purchased in 1913 by Benjamin Heriot Houston (1854-1926), clerk for...
    • Cape Fear River View

    • North Carolina, Ships, New Hanover County, Ocean Liners, Businesses,Trains, Docks
    • An image taken from the Brunswick side of the river (on Eagles Island) looking toward Wilmington. Shows 3-4 tramp steamers taking on cotton from Sprunt's warehouse for export to Europe; and a Clyde Line steamer, (freight and passenger). The...

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