South Carolina Railroads - Spartanburg, Union & Columbia Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

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1878

1878

1894*

Spartanburg, SC

Alston, SC
* 1894 - Acquired by Southern Railway.
+ 1881 to 1894 - Part of the Richmond & Danville Railroad system.
Was the Spartanburg & Union Railroad.

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

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

Spartanburg......................................................... 0 miles
Pacolet ............................................................... 11.00 miles
Jonesville ............................................................ 8.00 miles
Union ................................................................. 9.00 miles
Santuck .............................................................. 9.00 miles
Fish Dam ............................................................ 7.00 miles
Sheldon .............................................................. 4.00 miles
Lyles' Ford ......................................................... 4.00 miles
Strother .............................................................. 4.00 miles
Alston ................................................................. 2.00 miles

Towns on Route:

Spartanburg

Cedar Spring

Batesville > Rich Hill (1882) > Rich (1894) > White Stone (1908)

Pacolett Depot > Pacolet (1882)

McBridesville

Jonesville

Unionville > Union (1873)

Green Pond

Santuc > Santuck (1878)

Fishdam > Carlisle (1891)

Simsville

Sheldon

Lylesford

Strother

Hampton > Tradesville (1880)

Alston



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