French Broad and Atlantic Railway

The French Broad and Atlantic Railway was a railroad that served western South Carolina in the late 19th century.

French Broad and Atlantic Railway
Overview
Dates of operation1882–1882
SuccessorCarolina, Cumberland Gap and Chicago Railway
Technical
Track gauge4 ft 8+12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge

CreationEdit

The French Broad and Atlantic was formed in January 1882 when the Edgefield, Trenton and Aiken Railroad was consolidated with the Atlantic and French Broad Valley Railroad[1]

ConsolidationEdit

In October 1882, the French Broad and Atlantic was consolidated with the Atlantic and French Broad Valley Railroad Company (of North Carolina), the Morristown, Cumberland Gap and Ohio Railroad, the Morristown and Carolina Railroad, and the Cumberland Railway to form the Carolina, Cumberland Gap and Chicago Railway.[2]

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