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.

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 east facade of Terminal Station, located at the intersection of Mitchell and Spring Streets in Downtown Atlanta, Georgia. A statue of Samuel Spencer, the first president of the Southern Railroad appears in the foreground.

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 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…