RAILROAD INFORMATION REFERENCE DATA

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RAILROAD INFORMATION REFERENCE DATA


This document is a compilation of data primarily for railroads in the South Carolina Lowcountry, especially the Charleston, SC area and the “Best Friend” train, but some other railroads are included.  It is being compiled by members of the Charleston Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, with the help of others.  Its primary use will be to provide documentation which will indicate what information is available and where it may be obtained.
New material will be incorporated into this document as it becomes available.  Requests for copies of or prices for  material contained herein, as well as books for loan, may be obtained by contacting:

Best Friend Blueprints
Carl Blum Library
Riley Ray Ellis Library
Herb Etheridge Collection
Jim Fisher Collection
Robert C. Lake Library
Capt. John M. Le Cato 
Frank Moore Collection
Vernon Scarbrough Library
Peter Stabovitz Collection
Grant Whipple Library
SC Historical Society
bfofc1830@BestFriendofCharleston.org
carl.blum@comcast.net 
bfofc1830@BestFriendofCharleston.org
bfofc1830@BestFriendofCharleston.org

newcentury96916@knology.net
bfofc1830@BestFriendofCharleston.org

bfofc1830@BestFriendofCharleston.org
f.cmoore1@comcast.net
bfofc1830@BestFriendofCharleston.org
bfofc1830@BestFriendofCharleston.org
bfofc1830@BestFriendofCharleston.org
bfofc1830@BestFriendofCharleston.org
  P.O.Box 21561, Charleston, SC 29413
  865   Brownswood Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455
  P.O.Box 21561, Charleston, SC 29413
  P.O.Box 21561, Charleston, SC 29413
 56   Boardman Road, Charleston, SC 29407
  P.O.Box 21561, Charleston, SC 29413
  P.O.Box 21561, Charleston, SC 29413
  760   Catawba Road, Charleston, SC 29414
  P.O.Box 21561, Charleston, SC 29413
  P. O.Box 21561 , Charleston, SC 29413
  P.O.Box 21561, Charleston, SC 29413
  P.O.Box 21561, Charleston, SC 29413

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 A
 BOOKS,  NEWSPAPER ARTICLES, MAGAZINE ARTICLES AND PICTURES, etc.
A.1 Books, Time Tables and Official Guides and DVDs
A.2 Newspapers, Pamphlets, Magazine Articles, Publications and Recordings
A.3 Pictures
A.4 Pete Stabovitz Library
A.5
Carl Blum Library
A.6
Frank Moore Library and Collectibles (Books, Pictures and Pamphlets)
A.7 Captain John M. Le Cato Library
A.8 Grant Whipple Library
A.9
Vernon Scarbrough Library
A.10 Riley Ray Ellis Library
A.11 South Carolina Historical Society Donation
A.12 Herb Etheridge Collection
A.14/A.15
Robert C. Lake Library/James Patrick Barber Library



B
MAPS AND DRAWINGS
B.1
Stabovitz Collection  Charleston Naval Shipyard maps
B.2 Stabovitz Collection  Maps of Johns Island/West Ashley area
B.3 Stabovitz Collection  Maps of Charleston area
B.4 Stabovitz Collection  Other Related Maps and Drawings
B.5 Charleston Chapter Collection   Blueprints of “Best Friend” and Additional Blueprint and Map Collection
B.6
Fisher Collection      Charleston and Low Country Areas
B.7
Fisher Collection      Remainder of South Carolina  
B.8
Fisher Collection      Other Areas and Miscellaneous
B.9 Moore Collection      Maps  and Drawings
 B.10
Moore Collection      Blueprints and Elevations
 B.11 Moore Collection      Time Tables

 

 

C
WEBSITES
C.1
Abandoned Railroads in SC
C.2
Stations
C.3
Other related websites
C.4
“Best Friend” websites
C.5 Scenic and Tourist Railroads



D MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
D.1 Individual write-ups and data
 D.2
Historical Data
Rev 8, 7.30.06

*   All contents listed herein are the  property of Mr. Stabovitz, Mr. Blum, Mr. Smith, Mr. Fisher or Mr. Moore.  The Charleston Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society is acting solely as a listing agent on their behalf and assumes no liability for negotiations between them and any interested third party.

© 2003 CCNRHS