South Carolina Railroads - Newberry, Whitmire & Augusta Railroad


Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point





Whitmire, SC

Augusta, GA
+ 1941 - Line abandoned.
* 1910 - February, the charter was amended to change the corporate name to the Augusta Northern Railway. Construction began in September of 1910 and was completed in the spring of 1911.
The company was authorized to construct and operate a railroad from any point on the North Carolina State line through or by the town of Whitmire, South Carolina, or other point that might be found more desirable, thence on through Newberry County, Saluda County, and Edgefield County, in South Carolina, to Augusta, Georgia.

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