South Carolina Railroads - Kings Mountain Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

KMRR

unknown

<1855

1874*

York, SC

Chester, SC


*1874 acquired by the Chester & Lenoir Narrow Gauge Railroad.

With a 5' broad gauge track, this railroad ran from Yorkville to Chester Court House. It was completely wrecked by the Union Army during the Civil War and was not rebuilt after the war. It lay abandoned for seven years, when the line was resurrected by the Chester & Lenoir Narrow Gauge Railroad.


Towns on Route:

Yorkville > York (1915)

Philadelphia (1860s)

Guthriesville

McConnellsville (1854)

Brattonsville

Lowryville (1852)

Chester C.H. > Chester (1886)



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