Historic Markers Across South Carolina

South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company Original Track Location

Marker ID: SCHM 38-3
Location: Branchville, at the railroad depot on US 78
County: Orangeburg
Coordinates: N 33° 15.089    W 080° 48.944
  33.251483    -80.815733
Style: Free Standing **


Began 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