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Adairsville Depot, Georgia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
N 34° 22.024 W 084° 56.097
16S E 689893 N 3804789
Quick Description: The depot at Adairsville, built around 1891
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/19/2007 7:05:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM2E99
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 56

Long Description:

The depot at Adairsville, built around 1891, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It forms the centerpiece of the restored Bartow County town where, in 1862, the locomotive Texas began its chase of the General.

The railroad here was constructed before the Civil War by Georgia's state government. Named the Western & Atlantic, it was built to provide a rail connection from the state's coast to the Tennessee River valley.

In 1890 the line was leased to the Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway. It is currently operated by CSX.

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?:
Railroad Museum and Information Center.

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Western & Atlantic, CSX

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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