Hub City Railroad Museum, Spartanburg

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Come and visit the Hub City Railroad Museum, a project of the Greenville Chapter, National Railway Historical Society. The museum showcases the important railroad history of this Hub City of the upstate -Spartanburg, SC. The history of the area from summertime peaches, to textile mills, to the railroad car shops is woven together with the history of Spartanburg. See how the Southern Railway, Clinchfield, C&WC, Piedmont & Northern, Glenn Springs, Pacolet Mill railroad and streetcars served the Hub City.

Housed in the former Southern Railway Depot, the museum affords great views of both Norfolk Southern's Crescent Line as well as CSX's former Clinchfield line and Belton Sub Division. Railfans are always welcomed. Admission is free, but donations are gladly accepted.
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  • Are you disillusioned with shelling out cash for mediocre entertainment? Join the smart crowd...refuse to pay anymore! This is a great and interesting little place in Spartanburg to go for a stroll...  more »
  • This is a very nice small museum for RR buffs. You are given a guided tour by a very enthusiastic senior citizen who is a RR "junkie". The history of the RR in Spartanburg was explained in terms that....  more »
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  • Lots of history packed into a small place. Nice folks. Worth a visit.
  • Great place for kids young and old. One of the best places that you can get up close, safe and legal to a real train when it passes by.

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