Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

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Originally established on the Western and Atlantic Railroad at Foundry Street, Edward Van Winkle moved the operation further out of downtown Atlanta to this brick plant located at the junction of the W & A, Seaboard and Southern railways.

Steam locomotive No. 1295 takes on sand at Hulsey Yard while several railroad workers wait nearby. Located on the south side of DeKalb Avenue, the facility now specializes in container shipping operations.

View of area around Union Station, then known as the car shed or general passenger station.

Located at an intersection of Georgia Railroad, Southern Railway and the Atlanta and West Point, Hulsey Yard was, and still is, a bustling operation. Located on the south side of DeKalb Avenue, the facility now specializes in container shipping…

Prior to the use of motorized trucks, mule carts were commonly used to distribute cargo transported long distances by rail. This single-mule cart is parked outside the Terminal Station waiting for a load.

View of the exterior of the residence of James Lorenzo Bell, a conductor for the Atlanta and West Point Railroad, on Windsor Street south of downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

Historical topographic map of Atlanta and the surrounding region. Surveyed in 1887-8, the map depicts extant belt line railroads in the Northside and Northeast segments of the Atlanta Beltline.

Copy of an illustrated map of Atlanta showing buildings owned by Georgia Railway and Power Company, a predecessor to Georgia Power Company, and the railroad lines that comprise the Atlanta Beltline.

Panoramic map of 1919 Atlanta provides a detailed look at the city’s urban form and its business environment. In particular, the image shows the section of Southern Railway track that is now the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail.

Panoramic map of 1892 Atlanta provides a detailed look at the city’s urban form and business environment of the period. In particular, the image shows the continued development of the transportation network that led to the belt line. In particular,…