S&C Subdivision

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The S&C Subdivision is a railroad line owned and operated by CSX Transportation in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The line runs from the Keystone Subdivision at Rockwood north to Johnstown[1][2][3] along a former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad line, once the Somerset and Cambria Railroad.

History[edit]

The Somerset & Mineral Point Railroad connected Somerset to what was then the Pittsburgh & Connellsville Railroad as it passed through Rockwood (then called Mineral Point)[4] in the early 1870s.

The Johnstown & Somerset Railroad followed the Stonycreek valley north-by-northeast from Somerset through Stoystown to Johnstown around 1880. The Somerset & Mineral Point Railroad and the Johnstown & Somerset Railroad were combined and reorganized as the Somerset and Cambria Branch Railroad.[4]

Through leases and mergers, the line became part of the B&O and then CSX.

References[edit]

  1. ^ CSX Timetables: S&C Subdivision
  2. ^ http://wiki.radioreference.com/index.php/SC-S_and_C_Sub[unreliable source?]
  3. ^ http://www.multimodalways.org/docs/railroads/companies/CSX/CSX%20ETTs/CSX%20Baltimore%20Div%20ETT%20%234%201-1-2005.pdf CSX Baltimore Division Timetable
  4. ^ a b History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania. Chicago: Waterman, Watkins & Co. 1884. p. 180.