Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

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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…

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…

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,…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.