Historic Markers Across South Carolina

South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company

Marker ID: SCHM 10-1
Location: Original Track Location in Charleston city
County: Charleston
Style: Free Standing **


The Company began its first successful scheduled steam railroad service in America on December 25, 1830, and by 1833, its 136 miles from Charleston to Hamburg made it the world´s longest railroad. Now part of Southern Railway System


More information:
Wikipedia - South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company
The South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company