Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

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Portrait of Henry M. Atkinson (1862 - 1939). A Harvard educated attorney, Atkinson began his Atlanta career in the cotton business. In 1891 Atkinson acquired a controlling interest in the Georgia Electric Light Company and later formed the Atlanta,…

View of railroad officials and members of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce celebrating the completion of Atlanta's last railroad with the arrival of the A. B. & A.'s first train in Atlanta, Georgia. Asa Candler appears in the center of this photo…