Wilmington, Columbia and Augusta Railroad

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Wilmington, Columbia and Augusta Railroad
Dates of operation 1870–1898
Successor Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Previous gauge , Formerly
5 ft (1,524 mm)
and converted to
4 ft 9 in (1,448 mm) in 1886[1]

The Wilmington, Columbia and Augusta Railroad was a Southeastern United States railroad that served South Carolina and North Carolina during the second half of the 19th century.

Formation[edit]

The Wilmington, Columbia and Augusta was formed after the short-lived Wilmington and Carolina Railroad was reorganized in mid-1870.

Sale[edit]

The line lasted until 1898 when it was absorbed into the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Days They Changed the Gauge