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Civic Center MARTA Station

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Type: Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Creator: Cronk, Duane L.
Title: Civic Center MARTA Station
Date: 1978 Dec.
Description: View of the construction of the Civic Center MARTA Station, looking towards Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

Skylines; Birds eye; Birdseye

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority or MARTA was established in the 1965 with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Act. In 1972 MARTA purchased the Atlanta Transit System and took control of the area's bus transportation. In the 1970's MARTA began construction of a rapid rail system and in 1979 began operating its first train.

Subjects: Building--Georgia--Georgia--Atlanta--History--1951- | Building sites--Georgia--Atlanta--History--1951- | Local transit--Georgia--Atlanta--History--1951- | Construction workers--Georgia--Atlanta--History--1951- | Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority | Buildings--Georgia--Atlanta--History--1951- | Building materials--Georgia--Atlanta | Building--Equipment and supplies | Transportation--Georgia--Atlanta | Men--Georgia--Atlanta | Structural frames | Wood--Georgia--Atlanta | Streets--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.)--Buildings, structures, etc. | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 2006
Original Material: 8 x 10 in. silver gelatin print | Duane L. Cronk Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
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Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Duane L. Cronk Photographs, 1978-1980, undated