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By Thomas Fetters

Many declare that the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was once the 1st within the usa, yet in truth the Charleston &
Hamburg was once the 1st to supply ordinary carrier to passengers while it opened its doorways in Charleston, South Carolina, on Christmas Day 1830. it is going to eventually hold humans and items from the Lowcountry to what's now north Augusta. This quantity by way of historian Thomas Fetters provides a clean new examine the advance and operations of America�s most desirable railroad, together with wonderful information regarding key avid gamers and newly came upon tales concerning the railroad�s function within the American Civil battle. A finished account of the Charleston & Hamburg�s historical past from its inception via Reconstruction, The Charleston & Hamburg, with its forgotten tales of America�s most popular railroad, is an important addition to the bookshelves of historians and rail enthusiasts alike!

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