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LIST OF LOCATIONS:
|Killian or Killian’s Mill|
In the June 2, 1854, issue of The Western Democrat, we find this advertisement soliciting bids for supplying wood at the various stops along the rail line aforesaid. Frederick Nims, general superintendent of the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad (with an office in Columbia), signed the advertisement and specified the locations of the various wood piles maintained by the railroad:
— Killian’s Mill (Richland Co)
— Campbell’s Mill (Unknown)
— Albion (?)
— White Oak
— Lewis T. O.
— Smith’s T. O.
— Ebenezer / Rock Hill (Along the Landsford Road, by Wm. B. White, Jr. Vol., I – 2008)
The Rock Hill Record reported on March 11, 1909 – “That there was a fire at Charmont, a station on the 3CCC RR between Camden and Kingsville. The depot, 36 bales of cotton, a pumping station, four box cars, seed houses and a barn belonging to Mr. Arthur Jackson were all burned.”
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