Atlantic & East Carolina RY License Plate
- 6" x 12" .025 Gauge Aluminum
- Includes 4 Mounting Slots & 1/2" Radius Rounded Corners
- UV Protective coating to Prevent Fading
- Image is reproduction - final product might differ slightly
- Made in America
The Atlantic & North Carolina Railway (A&NC) was organized at New Bern, North Carolina, in 1854. It was to be the eastern portion of a state-owned system of three railroads that would cross North Carolina from west to east, tapping the commerce and agriculture of the state for the port of Morehead City — trade that the rivers of the area were taking to Norfolk, Virginia, and Charlestown, South Carolina. Morehead City never became the rival of New York, Baltimore, and Norfolk that its boosters predicted, and the three railroads continued as separate entities. The North Carolina Railroad and the Western North Carolina Railroad both wound up in the Southern Railway family, and in 1904 the Atlantic & North Carolina was leased to the Norfolk & Southern.