The Carrabelle, Tallahassee and Gulf Railroad
was a short railroad running in north Florida
and southern Georgia
The Carrabelle, Tallahassee and Gulf Railroad was incorporated on January 5
. It was projected along a route extending from Carrabelle
and northward to the Georgia-Florida line. The railroad was incorporated with a capital stock of $1,000.000 and a land grant of 206,370.30 acres. The company owned 3 locomotives
and 50 assorted railroad cars
As advertised, the C.T. & G. also stopped at Hilliardville, Crawfordville, and MacIntyre before arriving at Lanark.
While in Carrabelle, paddle steamers such as the Crecent City would take on cargo and passengers for Apalachicola and other points.
Prior to the railroad being the Carrabelle, Tallahassee, and Georgia Railroad, it was the Thomasville, Tallahassee and Gulf Railroad and prior to that it was the Augusta, Tallahassee and Gulf Railroad Company.
Subsequent to 1902, the C.T. & G. was sold to the Georgia, Florida & Alabama Railway Company.
state law chapter 4264, approved May 22
, granted land
to the company that had formerly been granted to the Thomasville, Tallahassee and Gulf Railroad
Company (on February 7
). To obtain the land grants
, the railroad would have to be finished between Tallahassee
by January 1
- Florida Department of State