North Carolina Railroads - Cheraw & Coal Fields Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

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1857

1867

1868*

Cheraw, SC

Wadesboro, NC
* 1868 - Name changed to the Cheraw & Salisbury Rail Road.
The Anson County, North Carolina town of McFarlan was named for Allan McFarland, president of the Cheraw & Salisbury Railroad. The town was incorporated in 1885. The 1900 Census dropped the 'd'.

Towns on Route (in NC):

Wadesboro

Paris (1869)

Morven

Sneedsborough (1874) > McFarlan (1883)

NC/SC State Line



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