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Atlanta & West Point Railroad Freight Depot

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Type: StillImage
Title: Atlanta & West Point Railroad Freight Depot
Date: 1972
Description: View of the Atlanta & West Point Railroad Freight Depot in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Atlanta & West Point Rail Road, originally called the LaGrange Railroad, was completed in May, 1854, and renamed the Atlanta & West Point Rail Road in 1857. It was an 80-mile line from East Point, about six miles southwest of Atlanta, to LaGrange and West Point. The line was a major impetus to Atlanta's emergence as a rail center.

Subjects: Railroad companies--Georgia--Atlanta | Railroads--Buildings and structures--Georgia--Atlanta | Signs and signboards--Georgia--Atlanta | Railroad stations--Georgia--Atlanta | Weathering of buildings--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta and West Point Rail Road Company | Building, Brick--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 2006
Original Material: 1 photograph : color ; 3 x 3 in. | Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs
Rights and Usage: Cite as: MSS 587, Steve B. Campbell Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

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Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs, 1882-1972