By Thomas Fetters

ISBN-10: 1540218430

ISBN-13: 9781540218438

ISBN-10: 1596294205

ISBN-13: 9781596294202

Many declare that the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad used to be the 1st within the usa, yet in truth the Charleston &
Hamburg used to be the 1st to supply average carrier to passengers whilst it opened its doorways in Charleston, South Carolina, on Christmas Day 1830. it'll 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 leading railroad, together with extraordinary information regarding key gamers and newly found tales concerning the railroad�s position within the American Civil struggle. A accomplished account of the Charleston & Hamburg�s background from its inception via Reconstruction, The Charleston & Hamburg, with its forgotten tales of America�s superior railroad, is an important addition to the bookshelves of historians and rail lovers alike!

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