Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

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Street scene from an elevated vantage point across Georgia Railroad tracks in the foreground and a view of Whitehall (now Peachtree) Street.

Bird’s eye view of downtown Atlanta, Georgia looking northwest from the dome of the Capitol Building. In the middle right is seen Georgia Railroads freight office.

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.

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…

Portrait of Lemuel P. Grant (1817-1893), an engineer, businessman, politician and philanthropist. In 1848, Grant became president of the Georgia Railway and later served as president of the Southern Pacific Railroad.

View of the exterior of the residence of Edward A. Werner, a freight agent for the Georgia Railroad, on Washington Street. In the right background is seen the Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception completed in 1872.

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,…