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Atlantic Coast Lumber Company and The Georgetown & Western Railroad's
"Last Vestige of an Early 20th Century Dream"
A Shop from the Andrews, South Carolina Roundhouse Complex
Early 1900's

 

South Carolina is in danger of loosing one of it's most important historical treasures.  The last remaining  vestige of the Atlantic Coast Lumber Company and the Georgetown & Western Railroad's operation in Georgetown County is rapidly deteriorating.  At the turn-of-the-century the Atlantic Coast Lumber Company grew into the low-country's greatest industry and was the largest lumber operation east of the Mississippi.  This entrepreneurial endeavor saved the SC mid-coastal area after the failure of plantation society.  Pictured above is the last building of this phenomenal lumber and railroad operation.

You can find out more about the history of Andrews by visiting the Andrews Old Town Hall Museum's website:
http://members.tripod.com/~andrews_sc/past.html .


Please contact one (or all) of the organizations listed below and urge them to save this historical treasure.
 
Mary W. Edmonds 
Director of Historic Preservation
SC State Historic Preservation Office
1430 Senate St.
Columbia, SC 29211 
Tel:  (803) 734-8611
e-mail:  edmonds@history.scdah 
Town of Andrews
101 North Morgan Avenue
P. O. Box 378
Andrews, SC 29510-0378
Voice: (803) 264-8666
Fax: (803) 264-5051
e-mail:  andrews-sc@usa.net 
 
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