Images of America: Aberdeen
By Robbie A. Farrell
This book by Robbie Farrell, a third-generation Aberdeen resident, illustrates the rich history of Aberdeen. The arrival of the Raleigh and Augusta Railroad in the mid-1870s was the first major impetus for growth in and around Aberdeen. Soon thereafter, the lumber industry expanded and naval stores were established. This advancement contributed to the growth and success of Aberdeen as a major rail and commercial center. 128 pages.