Spartanburg in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
"Sparky" the Family Train
Erected 2003 by Spartanburg County Parks and Recreation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 34° 57.96′ N, 81° 56.988′ W. Marker is in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker can be reached from Asheville Highway 0.1 miles east of North Cleveland Park Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 North Cleveland Park Drive, Spartanburg SC 29303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peach Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jesse Cleveland (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Jesse F. Cleveland Junior High School (approx. half a mile away); Evins-Bivings House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Spartanburg Methodist CollegeWofford College (approx. 0.8 miles away); Grave of William Walker / Magnolia Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Central Methodist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spartanburg.
More about this marker. Marker is located in front of the Cleveland Park Train Depot.
Also see . . .
1. Cleveland Park. Site contains brief history of the train and a photo. (Submitted on December 21, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. G-16 Miniature Train Company Owners Website. (Submitted on December 21, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
3. Parktrains Website. Contains history of the Miniature Train & Railroad Company including the G-16 model. (Submitted on December 21, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,616 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 21, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the train. • Can you help?