South Carolina Railroads - Camden & Branchville Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

C&B RR

1827*

1848

1894**

Camden, SC

Kingsville, SC
+ 1899 - Absorbed into the Southern Railway.
** 1894 - Merged into the South Carolina & Georgia Railroad.
Owned and operated by the South Carolina Railroad, retained its line name.
*1827 - This line was required by the first legislative Act that chartered the Charleston & Hamburgh Railroad. Some histories do not separate the two line, but many do keep them separate.

From the Fourth Annual Report of the South Carolina Railroad Commissioners issued in 1882, the following stations were named for the South Carolina Railway:

Station................................................ Distance between Stations

Kingville ........................................................... 0 miles
Wateree ................................................................ 4.00 miles
Middleton ............................................................. 5.00 miles
Camden Junction ................................................... 3.00 miles
Claremont ............................................................. 7.00 miles
Sanders's .............................................................. 6.00 miles
Boykin's ................................................................ 4.00 miles
Camden ................................................................ 9.00 miles

Towns on Route:

Camden

Boykins Depot (1849) > Boykin (1886)

Sanders (1880s)

Hagood (1880)

Horatio (1900)

Claremont (1840s)

Camden Junction (1890s)

Sumter Junction (1900s)

Middleton (1840s)

Wateree Junction (1840s) > Wateree (1852)

Clarksons (1870s)

Kingsville (1855)



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