The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

Author(s)

Aaron MarrsFollow

Document Type

Dataset

File Format

Excel

Abstract

This dataset provides monthly statistics for passengers on the South Carolina Railroad and its predecessor companies, as given in the annual or semi-annual reports of those companies. The South Carolina Railroad initially ran from Charleston to Hamburg, SC, and was completed in 1833. A branch to Columbia opened in 1842 and to Camden in 1848.

Time Period: Start Date of Data Collection

2004

Time Period: End Date of Data Collection

2006

Time Period: Start Date of Data Coverage

1834

Time Period: End Date of Data Coverage

1857

Date of this Version

4-4-2016

Source(s)

These figures are drawn from the annual or semi-annual reports of the South Carolina Railroad and its predecessor companies.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Comments

Data is only available for May-October in 1834, July-December in 1835, and January-June in 1843.

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Date Posted: 11 April 2016