• Railroads Through Spartansburg (5/1/1862) -    The Oil Creek Railroad line from Titusville to Corry opened in 1862.  The Oil Creek became a part of…
  • Spartansburg Sentinel (Newspaper) (2/28/1885) -   ***NOTE*** Through the generous contribution from the Firth family, photo images of the Sentinel from 1902-1908 will be posted. …
  • The Spartansburg Bank (1882-1905) (3/4/1905) - In 1882, a bank was organized in Spartansburg.  The bank was a private bank with no state or federal backing. …
  • Grange National Bank (4/20/1908) - The Grange National Bank was the 2nd bank in Spartansburg.  It's establishment came within 3 years after the failure of…

As Spartansburg grew and prospered, services and public works options became available.

At one time, Spartansburg had gas pumps along Main Street, natural gas lines in town (from a private well) and a weekly newspaper.

The railroad was important to businesses and individuals and made several runs through town each day.