Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

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Ryan Gravel’s joint master’s thesis in Architecture and City Planning from Georgia Tech in 1999 was the original vision for the ambitious Atlanta BeltLine – a 22-mile transit greenway that transforms old railroad corridors with light-rail…

Color map showing Oakland Cemetery, Yonge Street School (Colored), Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills, Georgia Southern Railway, and Grant Park School.

In this cartoon image, prosperity in the form of free labor appears to be standing on the tools of industry while gazing at the Cotton States Exposition.

Panoramic map of 1871 Atlanta provides a detailed look at the city’s urban form and business environment of the period. In particular, the image shows the beginnings of the transportation network that led to the development of the Belt Line around…

Listing for the State Farmer's Market in Atlanta City Directory 1943

Peachtree Southern Railway Station, now known as Brookwood Station, is the last operating passenger train station in Atlanta. The station was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. This file contains the nomination form…

From the AJC: Newspaper assignment sheet: see news release regarding phasing out of Sears distributing center at 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue S.E. The photo you see is an exterior of the front of the building taken Monday afternoon. The center now has…

This photo is of the baseball stadium used by the Atlanta Crackers baseball team. It's known as Ponce de Leon Park stadium. The Sears and Roebuck Building is in the background as well as the Ford Factory. This picture also shows the type of crowds…

Three-quarter length portrait of Joel Chandler Harris on the porch of the Wren's Nest where he did most of his writing.

This map sheet shows the location of the Southern R.R. and Georgia R.R. tracks in connection to the Northwest corner of Oakland Cemetery. Note the location of the Venable and Collins Granite Company cutting shed where raw stone would be shipped in…