Central of georgia railroad map. Central of georgia railway new georgia encyclopedia 1955 route map of the central of georgia georgias railroad history and heritage ulrich bonnell phillips chapter vi. The central of georgia railway reporting mark cg started as the central rail road and canal company in 1833. As a way to better attract investment capital the railroad changed its name to central rail road and banking company of georgia. The central was sold at foreclosure and reorganized as central of georgia railway on november 1 1895.
This railroad was constructed to join the macon and western railroad at macon georgia and run to savannah. View estimated track route mileage. As richard prince points out in his book central of georgia railway and connecting lines the city of savannah had maintained a position as a longtime prominent southern port. National railway publication co.
The central of georgia railways ancestry can be traced to the industrys earliest days. The new company also acquired the properties and franchises of the savannah atlantic railroad the macon northern railway and the savannah western railroad as well as two lines in alabama. The central of georgia railroad system a history of transportation in the eastern cotton belt to 1860 new york columbia university press 1908. Our team can serve as a resource for developing new rail served properties expanding current rail infrastructure or pinpointing rail access with the best transload location all while focused on shortening your time to market.
Map of the central railroad of georgia and its connections. Georgia rail map georgia boasts one of the most extensive freight rail systems in the us with 5000 miles of track that run through most of the states 159 counties. Central of georgia railway 1955 system map. This created a rail link from chattanooga.