South Carolina Railroads - Augusta & Knoxville Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

A&K RR

1880

1881

1886*

Augusta, GA

Greenwood, SC


1885 Map
* 1886 - Merged into the Port Royal & Western Carolina Railway.
+ 1883 - Leased to the Port Royal & Augusta Railroad.
+ 1882 - Operated for one year as the Greenwood, Laurens, & Spartanburg Railroad
+ 1881 - Line opened with fourteen (14) miles of track.
+ 1880 - Was the incomplete Augusta, Knoxville & Greenwood Railroad.

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

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

GA/SC State Line............................................. 0 miles
Mayville ........................................................... 12.00 miles
Snead's ............................................................ 3.00 miles
Woodlawn ....................................................... 2.00 miles
Meriwether ...................................................... 4.50 miles
Clark's Hill ....................................................... 3.00 miles
Modoc ............................................................. 5.00 miles
Parkville ........................................................... 4.00 miles
Plumb Branch ................................................... 5.00 miles
McCormick ...................................................... 5.00 miles
Troy ................................................................. 6.00 miles
Bradley's .......................................................... 6.00 miles
Verdery ............................................................ 5.00 miles
Greenwood ....................................................... 8.00 miles

Towns on Route (in SC):

GA/SC State Line

Wood Lawn

Meriwether (1882)

Clarks Hill

Boutwell > Modoc (1882)

Parks Store > Parksville (1882)

Plum Branch (1883)

Cairo

Dorns Gold Mines > McCormick (1882)

Trickum

Troy (1882)

Mill Way

Bradley (1882)

Verdrey (1882) > Verdery (1892)

Inka (1895)

Greenwood



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