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An Act to Authorize Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina to Construct, Maintain and Operate a Railroad Between the Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina and Calhoun Station, on the Line of the Atlanta and Charlotte Air Line Railway and other Roads and Ways.

February 19, 1900

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1900, Page 565.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina is hereby authorized and empowered to construct, maintain and operate a railroad between the Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina and Calhoun Station, on the line of the Atlanta and Charlotte Air Line Railway, with all the rights, powers, duties and privileges that are conferred and imposed by the laws of this State upon railroad companies.

Sec. 2. That the said Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina, for the purpose of the construction of said railroad, shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges (and be subject to all the liabilities of railroad corporations) embraced in what is called the "General Railroad Law," being chapter L, sections 1542 to 1551, and chapter LI of the Revised Statutes of South Carolina, 1893, and Acts amendatory thereof, as well as any Acts now existing, or hereafter to be passed, regulating the duties, privileges and rights of railroad companies.

Sec. 3. That after the construction of said railroad the said Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina, for the purpose of operating the same, is empowered to lease, in any lawful manner, the said railroad to any railroad company upon such terms as may be mutually agreed upon, or may enter into any agreement with any railroad company for the operation of the same.

Sec. 4. That said Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina is authorized to construct and maintain tramways, macadam roads, electric roads, and such other highways within the incorporation as the Board of Trustees may deem expedient for the improvement and development of the corporation, and to this end shall have all the powers, privileges and rights conferred by the 1 and 2 sections of this Act.

Sec. 5. That all Acts and parts of Acts inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed.

Approved the 19th Day of February, A.D. 1900.

Miles B. McSweeney, Governor.
Robert B. Scarborough, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate.
Frank Boyd Gary, Speaker of the House



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