Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

Arrival of the Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railroad

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Title

Arrival of the Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railroad

Subject

Atlanta (Ga.)
Railroad companies--Georgia--Atlanta
Business people--Georgia--Atlanta

Description

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 wearing a cutaway coat; Henry Atkinson, the owner of A. B. & A. stands to Candler's left.

References

Atlanta History Center

Publisher

Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta GA 30305
URL: http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/store/Products/79803-arrival-of-the-atlanta-birmingham-atlantic-railroad.aspx

Date

1901-1910

Date Available

2009

Date Created

1908-06-19

Contributor

Prillaman, Susan E.

Rights

All rights reserved

Rights Holder

Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Access Rights

Anyone may access this item

License

This copyright license grants Georgia State University the non-exclusive right to use, copy, exhibit, and display the above items for scholarly and educational purposes on the Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive website. Visitors to the Archive must contact the copyright holder to inquire about further use of the digitized items.
Courtesy Atlanta History Center

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Format

JPEG

Medium

Silver gelatin print

Identifier

201502281953

Coverage

Westside

Temporal Coverage

1901-1910

Spatial Coverage

Howell Station

Bibliographic Citation

Atlanta History Photograph Collection, VIS 170.1841.001, Atlanta History Center.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photographic print

Physical Dimensions

7.5 x 9.5 in.

Files

Citation

“Arrival of the Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railroad,” Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive, accessed January 22, 2018, http://atlrailcorridorarchive.org/items/show/68.

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