CFYVRR- locomotives from Danforth

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CFYVRR- locomotives from Danforth - The C. F. & Y. V. R. R. As so many of our...
The C. F. & Y. V. R. R. As so many of our readers in the western part of this county are deeply interested interested in the early completion of the Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley railroad, railroad, we take pleasure in copying from the Raleigh News and Observer what President Gray has to say about it, as follows: "We are going right ahead making preparations to begin track laying. The woods are full of darkeys getting out cross-ties. cross-ties. cross-ties. We expect to begin track lacking on the 1st of July. The work will begin simultaneously at the Gulf toward Greensboro', and from Fayetteville toward Shoe Heel. We expect to lay. say half a mile of track a day. From Fayetteville to Shoe Heel is 34 miles, and from Gulf to Greensboro' 51 miles. There is of course considerable work to be done in leveling the road bed, for in some places- places- this has been washed or worn away somewhat, and there are a few bridges, culverts, &c, to be built. The first shipment of steel rails for the road has been made. This is of 400 tons, from Perth Amboy, New J ersey. Four new, first-class first-class first-class locomotives locomotives have been purchased from the Danforth Company, Patterson,-New Patterson,-New Patterson,-New Jersey. Arrangements are now being being made for the manufacture of a large number of freight cars, &c." a

Clipped from The Chatham Record31 May 1883, ThuPage 3

The Chatham Record (Pittsboro, North Carolina)31 May 1883, ThuPage 3
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