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An Obscure Railroad Hub
As the 20th century winds down, the town of Stillmore, Ga. is a
quiet town without benefit of railroad service.
Atlanta: Destiny, Destruction,
The story of Atlanta's first fifty years would be labeled
"far fetched" by Southerners. From open frontier to
commercial center to smoldering rubble to unparalleled resurgence:
the plot outline sounds like a trailer for a 1930s B movie.
Magic Carpets Made of Steel
On a typical January day in 1914, the Atlanta, Birmingham &
Coast, Atlanta & West Point, Central of Georgia, Georgia
Railroad, Louisville & Nashville, Seaboard Air Line, Southern,
and Western & Atlantic moved 152 passenger and 459 freight
trains to and from Atlanta from meaningful points of the compass.
This page last updated on Friday June 14 2013
Equipment For The 'Crescent Limited'
This article, reprinted from the "Southern News
Bulletin," November, 1929, describes the distinctive features
of the new 'Crescent Limited' train set.
It's About Time!
This feature article covers the importance of time on the
in Firing for the Beginner
This story, reprinted from the "Brotherhood of Locomotive
Firemen's Magazine," presents a series of question and
answers on the job of a fireman.
Harding Memorial Service in Grand Central Terminal
Reprinted from the "New York Central Lines Magazine,"
this story describes the memorial service for President Harding.
Device on President Harding's Car
This article, reprinted from "The Pullman News,"
describes the PA system on the Superb.
SRM History: A Real ‘Cinderama’
Originally published in 1979, this article highlights the early
history of the Southeastern Railway Museum
Trackless Trolley Returns to
SRM has acquired a trackless trolley that once ran in the city of
Atlanta. Donated by Stephen Siniard of Cartecay, Georgia, Georgia
Power #1296 was moved to the museum in late February, 1998 by the