If you’re waiting for the streetcar in Spartanburg, you’re exactly 85 years too late. But the discerning eye can still spy “vestiges” of the old Clifton route — including a “new” Southern Railway bridge that had to cross the trolley line in 1924.
Join Chumley at that railroad bridge directly behind a very noisy Ingles supermarket; and in the nearby community of Ben Avon — where the Clifton line ran along the median of what we might call a boulevard. In 1920, a ten-cent fare could get you the 12 miles from Morgan Square to Glendale, winding through Clifton on the way.
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