Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

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This is a photo of the home of Joseph Thompson, a prominent figure in early Atlanta history. He built his family home along Peachtree Street, on the outskirts of the city. The site is now home to the Brookwood Train Station.

This photo shows Babe Ruth taking a swing in Ponce de Leon park.

This photo shows the destruction of Ponce de Leon Ballpark and the wreckage from it.

This photo shows Earl Mann, the last owner of the Atlanta Crackers, in Ponce de Leon Ballpark.

This is a photo of the magnolia tree that once stood in Ponce de Leon ballpark.

This photo is of Nat Peeples in a Kansas City Monarchs uniform. He was the one and only African-American player to play in the minor leagues.

This article references the Atlanta Black Crackers and famous Negro League star Josh Gibson.

This is a photo of Jackie Robinson swinging a bat.

This photo shows the original Ponce de Leon Ball Park before its reconstruction in 1923. The view is from left field.

Newspaper clipping: "Aerial photos show Sears' Ponce de Leon complex before (L) and after major expansion project to add 10-story addition to East Wing, parking deck and auto service center (foreground) was launched in 1966."