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2-2 Western Terminus South Carolina Railroad
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 33° 28.945 W 081° 56.990
17S E 411754 N 3705173
Quick Description: A marker just over the state line from Augusta.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2015 8:07:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMNG4A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
Views: 2

Long Description:
Near the foot of this bluff in the old town of Hamburg stood the western terminus of the S.C. Canal and Rail Road Co. Begun in 1830, it was the first steam operated railroad to offer regular passenger service and to carry U.S. mail. Completed in 1833 to this point 136 miles from Charleston, it was the world's longest railroad.
Marker Name: Western Terminus South Carolina Railroad

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Railroad

Marker number: 2-2

County: Aiken

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