South Carolina Railroads - Columbia & Greenville Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

C&G RR

1880

1880

1894*

Greenville, SC Spartanburg, SC

Columbia, SC Alston, SC
* 1894 - Acquired by the Southern Railway.
< 1890 - Leased by Richmond & Danville Railroad.
+ 1880 - Re-established the previous lease of the Blue Ridge Railroad.
Was the Greenville & Columbia Railroad.

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

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

Columbia............................................. 0 miles
Frost's Mill .......................................... 6.3 miles
Bookman's .......................................... 7.3 miles
Alston ................................................. 11.5 miles
Peak's ................................................. 3.0 miles
Pomaria ............................................... 6.0 miles
Prosperity ............................................ 8.3 miles
Newberry C.H. .................................... 7.0 miles
Helena ................................................. 1.4 miles
Silver Street ......................................... 6.2 miles
Saluda Old Town ................................. 5.0 miles
Chappell's ............................................ 5.5 miles
Dyson's ................................................ 4.8 miles
Ninety-Six ............................................ 5.6 miles
New Market ......................................... 6.4 miles
Greenwood ........................................... 2.7 miles
Hodge's ................................................. 9.8 miles
Donnald's ............................................... 8.8 miles
Honea Path ............................................ 5.7 miles
Belton .................................................... 8.4 miles
Williamston ............................................ 7.4 miles
Piedmont ................................................ 7.6 miles
Greenville ............................................... 10.5 miles

Hodge's .................................................. 0 miles
Abbeville C.H. ........................................ 11.5 miles

Towns on Route:

Line #1 - Greenville to Columbia:

Greenville C.H. > Greenville (1888)

Gantt (1897)

Golden Grove > Grove (1883)

Piedmont

Pelzer (1881)

Williamston

Cheddar (1909)

Belton

Honea Path

Donaldsville > Donalds (1890)

Shoals Junction (1910)

Barmore (1900)

Hodges

Cokesbury

Greenwood

South Greenwood (1916)

New Market > Newmarket (1895)

Ninety-Six

Dyson's Mill > Dyson (1881)

Chappells Bridge > Chappells (1881)

Saluda Turnout > Saluda Oldtown (1881) > Oldtown (1896)

Silver Street > Silverstreet (1895)

Helena

Newberry C.H. > Newberry (1892)

Prosperity

Pomaria

Hope Station

Peak (1880)

Alston

Wallaceville (1881)

Littleton

Bookman (1880)

Frosts Mill

Columbia

Line #2 - Cokesbury to Abbeville:

Cokesbury

Abbeville C.H. > Abbeville (1895)

Line #3 - Belton to Anderson:

Belton (1851)

Anderson C.H. > Anderson (1895)

Line #4 - The leased Blue Ridge Railroad - Walhalla to Anderson:

Walhalla

West Union (1888)

Bounty Land

Seneca (1873)

Cherry (1892)

Pendleton

Steeles

Pendleton Factory (1871) > Autun (1881) > La France (1930)

Sandy Springs (1907)

Denver (1883)

Mills Station (1900s)

Anderson C.H. > Anderson (1895)



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