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Mon Nov 3 11:36:42 EST 2008

The following information is found in "The Atlantic and Danville Railway
Company; the Railroad of Southside Virginia" by William E. Griffin, Jr.

A petition to abandon the track between South Hill, VA and Blanche, NC was
filed on December 4, 1980. The ICC approved the abandonment petition on
March 25, 1982 and the track was abandoned on June 1, 1982.

On October 15, 1988 a petition was filed to abandon the track between South
Hill and Lawrenceville. The petition was granted by the ICC on February 3,
1989. The last trip over the line was on March 15, 1989. The abandonment
was officially exercised on April 1, 1989 and the rails were removed within
a year.

Skip Sledge

Have a nice day - it's much better than a bad one!

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