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Train Depot - Norcross, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
N 33° 56.529 W 084° 12.798
16S E 757558 N 3759240
Quick Description: The old Norcross Train Depot is now the Norcross Station Cafe.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/9/2008 6:24:19 AM
Waymark Code: WM459R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 110

Long Description:
The Airline Belle, a four coach commuter train, began making two round trips from Norcross to Atlanta every day, beginning in 1878. Merchants would bring their wares to the resort hotel for tourists to peruse.

The Depot was built in 1909 by John Pettyjohn & Company for The Southern Railway for $4750.00.

The old Southern Railway depot in Norcross was donated to the city by Norfolk Southern in 1983. It is now a popular restaurant and has hundreds of railroad memorabilia on display inside.

Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
It is the Norcross Station Cafe


What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Southern Railway

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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