South Carolina Railroads - 1870

Railroads already operational prior to 1861:

+ Blue Ridge Railroad (leased by the Greenville & Columbia RR).
+ Branchville & Columbia Railroad.
+ Camden & Branchville Railroad.
+ Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad - merged into the Charlotte, Columbia & Augusta Railroad in 1869.
+ Cheraw & Darlington Railroad.
+ Greenville & Columbia Railroad.
+ Kings Mountain Railroad.
+ Laurens Railroad.
+ Northeastern Railroad.
+ Charleston & Savannah Railroad - re-organized as the Savannah & Charleston Railroad in 1866.
+ South Carolina Railroad.
+ Spartanburg & Union Railroad.
+ Wilmington & Manchester Railroad - re-organized as the Wilmington & Carolina Railroad, then renamed to the Wilmington, Columbia & Augusta Railroad in 1870.

Railroads completed between 1861 and 1870:

+ 1868 - Cheraw & Salisbury Railroad.
+ 1869 - Charlotte, Columbia & Augusta Railroad line extended from Columbia to Augusta.
+ 1869 - Columbia & Augusta Railroad. Same year, merged with the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad into the Charlotte, Columbia & Augusta Railroad.
+ 1870 - Columbia & Sumter Railroad. Same year, acquired by the Wilmington & Carolina Railroad, renamed to the Wilmington, Columbia & Augusta Railroad.
+ 1870 - Port Royal Railroad.

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Railroads chartered between 1861 and 1870, but not operational as of 1870:

+ 1870 - Atlanta & Richmond Air Line Railway.
+ 1870 - Manchester & Augusta Railroad

Railroads chartered between 1861 and 1870, but no evidence they were ever constructed:

+ 1861 - Buford's Bridge Railroad.
+ 1861 - Bennettsville & Society Hill Railroad.
+ 1861 - Florence & Fayetteville Railroad. 1875, relaunched as Fayetteville & Florence Railroad.
+ 1862 - Shelby & Broad River Railroad.
+ 1865 - Deep Water & Western Railroad.
+ 1868 - Chatham Railroad. 1871, re-organized as the Raleigh & Augusta Air Line Railroad.
+ 1869 - South Carolina Central Railroad.
+ 1869 - Wateree & North Carolina Railroad.
+ 1870 - Enterprise Railroad of Charleston.

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