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CCNRHS 50th Anniversary April 2017

CCNRHS 50th Anniversary April 2017

CHARLESTON CHAPTER NRHS 50th ANNIVERSARY             The Charleston Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society met at The Best Friend Train Museum on Saturday, April 8, 2017 to celebrate their 50th Anniversary.  Joe Maloney, Vice-President of the NRHS, presented…

National Train Day Saturday, May 14, 2016

National Train Day Saturday, May 14, 2016

NATIONAL   TRAIN   DAY THE BEST FRIEND OF CHARLESTON SATURDAY    2 P.M. – 3 P.M. MAY 14, 2016 ASHLEY PARK INDEPENDENT LIVING COMMUNITY 1451 TOBIAS GADSON BLVD. CHARLESTON SC 29407 PUBLIC  INVITED CHILDREN  WELCOME CHARLESTON CHAPTER, NATIONAL RAILWAY…

Ben Pogue Historical Novel Now Available

Ben Pogue Historical Novel Now Available

Ben Pogue, a member of the Charleston Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, has written a historical novel that will appeal to rail fans.  In the Shadow of the Dove  takes place in the early days of railroads in…

“Charleston Rail”, A Pictorial History

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a book coming out about railroads in Charleston should be priceless. With a little help from generous townspeople, the book surely will be. Local resident Michael Carnell is looking for old photographs that…

New Unknown Railroad

Special From Tom Fetters: The following is a contribution to the History of the Charleston & Western Carolina on the Internet. A 1904 Rand McNally map is attached and there is a NEW UNKNOWN Railroad shown for folks to investigate. On the Southern between…

Location of Price’s Wharf

A question long unanswered has finally come to light thanks to the invaluable help of the South Carolina Room of the Charleston County Public Library. We have searched for an answer to the question, “Where was Price’s Wharf located at…