South Carolina Railroads - Charleston Southern Railway

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

C&S

1915

1915

1915*

Poston, SC

Andrews, SC
+ 1915 - Acquired by Seaboard Air Lines Railway in November of 1915.
* 1915 - Acquired by the Carolina, Atlantic & Western Railway in September of 1915.
The Electric Railway Journal of September 5, 1915 reported: "Charleston-Southern Railway, Darlington, SC — Chartered in South Carolina to construct either a steam or electric railway from Charleston to Hutchinson Island, 86 miles, to connect with the Seaboard Air Line. Headquarters, Darlington. Capital stock, $43,000. Officers: Bright Williamson, president, and George E. Dargan, secretary, both of Darlington."

Towns on Route:

Allison > Poston (1912)

Johnsonville

Venters > Excelton (1916)

Hemingway

Nesmith

Morrisville Station (1910s)

Andrews



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