Roan Mountain comprises the greater part of the Roan Highlands, a 20-mile (32 km) massif stretching from Big Rock Creek on the west to U.S. Route 19 on the east. Most of this massif lies along the Tennessee-North Carolina border, between Carter County and Mitchell County. Yellow Mountain and Little Hump Mountain, on the northern tip of the ...
- 6,285 ft (1,916 m)
- Roan High Knob
- Potato Knob
- 3,485 ft (1,062 m)
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The Carolina & Northwestern Railway (Ca&NW) was a railroad that served South Carolina and North Carolina from 1897 until January 1, 1974. The original line was operated by the Ca&NW as a separate railroad controlled by the Southern Railway until 1974 when the name was changed to the Norfolk Southern Railway.
Carolina Coastal Railway (reporting mark CLNA) is a shortline railroad that operates several lines in North Carolina and one line in South Carolina. A four-engine consist of the Carolina Coastal Railway (CLNA) hauls 30 cars of freight across the Neuse River on the way to Raleigh, NC from Wilson, NC.
The East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad (reporting mark ET&WNC), affectionately called the "Tweetsie" in reference to the sound of its steam whistles, was a primarily 3 ft (914 mm) narrow gauge railroad established in 1866 for the purpose of serving the mines at Cranberry, North Carolina.
Burke County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina.As of 2010 census, the population was 90,912. Its county seat is Morganton.. Burke County is part of the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The Cliffside Railroad Company was incorporated on March 2, 1905, and the 3.7-mile railroad line was opened between Cliffside, North Carolina to Cliffside Junction that same year.  In 1984, the railroad acquired the Seaboard System Railroad branch line between Ellenboro, North Carolina and Cliffside Junction, increasing the railroad's total ...
The Thermal Belt Railway (reporting marks TBRY) is a Class III shortline railroad that operates for freight service on an irregular schedule on a former CSX line from Bostic to Forest City and on a former Norfolk Southern line from Forest City to Alexander Mills, North Carolina. Total mileage is 8.5 miles (13.7 km).
In 1880, Starbuck was one of ten men appointed to a committee to select Republican delegates from the state of North Carolina to vote in the 1880 National Convention.The other nine members of the committee were lawyer and Collector of the Port of Wilmington W. P. Cannady, former District 1 State Senator from Pasquotank County C. W. Grandy, D. A. Jenkins, James H. Harris, Orlando Hubbs, Col ...
The Yancey Railroad (reporting mark YAN) was an American Class III shortline railroad that operated for freight service from a connection with the Clinchfield Railroad at Kona, North Carolina, through Micaville, to Burnsville, 10.6 miles (17.1 km).