Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

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Football game played between Auburn and University of Georgia at Piedmont Park on November 28th during the Cotton States Exposition ended in defeat for the Bulldogs. In the background railroad cars are shown on the main line of Southern Railway and…

F. J. Cooledge & Brothers manufacturing facility is shown conveniently located on lines of the Western and Atlantic Railroad, the East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad and the Georgia Railroad.

Southern Railway building in Piedmont Park during the Cotton States and International Exposition hosted by Atlanta, Georgia in 1895. A spur line off Southern Railway's main line was built to take visitors into the city.

An "architectural grotesque" found on the Atlanta Terminal Station, this human-headed lion was photographed in 1972 before the building was razed.

Portrait of J. P. (John) Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913). Morgan was the leading financier in the Progressive Era, organizing or underwriting 42 major corporations between 1890 and 1913, among them the Southern Railway Company in 1894.

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.

Depiction of Southern Railway's 200' right-of-way and adjacent property owners north and south of the intersection of Monroe Drive and 10th Street. Property for the railroad was acquired in 1866 from Chas. M. Dill, Tr. and in 1869 from Georgia…

Superimposed on a street map of Atlanta, the area subject to Atlanta's Beltline Overlay District zoning is shown in light green.

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.