The U.S. Mail Railway Post Office (RPO) was introduced in 1862. The first mail to travel by rail is believed to have occurred in 1831 on the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company (becoming Southern Railway). This car likely traveled that same original route at times during its use

The U.S. Mail Railway Post Office (RPO) was introduced in 1862. The first mail to travel by rail is believed to have occurred in 1831 on the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company (becoming Southern Railway). This car likely traveled that same original route at times during its use

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Photo taken at: South Carolina Railroad Museum

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