Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad Photograph Collection
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Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad Photograph Collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railway.
Title: Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad Photograph Collection
Dates: 1908 June 19
Quantity: 20.0 Image(s)
Quantity: 20 sepia photographic prints
Identification: ahc.VIS123

Biographical/Historical Note

The Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railway was formed in 1905 to purchase the Atlantic and Birmingham Railway and extend its track into Birmingham. The AB and A Railway consolidated with the A and B Railway in April of 1906 to form the Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad. The company was reorganized under the name Atlanta, Birmingham and Coast Railroad in 1926.


Scope and Content Note

The photographs in this collection were taken on June 19, 1908, the occasion of the running of the “Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Special,” the first regular passenger train of the Atlanta Division of the Atlanta, Birmingham, and Atlantic Railroad. The photographs were taken by Abananza Studios of Atlanta, Georgia.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically ccording to titles provided by staff.


Index Terms

Abananza Studios (Atlanta, Ga.)
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railway.
Locomotives--Georgia
Railroads--Georgia
Union Depot (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Information about ownership or custody of the collection prior to purchase is not available.

Preferred Citation

[VIS 123], Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad Photograph Collection, VIS 123, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Dean J. Poucher, 1975 (1975.374).

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2006.


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law.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.


Container List

 

Location

VIS 123.01VIS 123.01 "Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Special" Passenger train over A.B. and A. Rail Road, Atlanta Division, 1908 June 19 ( 2.0 Image(s) )
 

Location

VIS 123.02VIS 123.02 President Atkinson's private car, "Atlanta" which joined the regular "Special" at Union City en route to Atlanta, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS 123.03VIS 123.03 The "Special" at Union City Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS 123.04VIS 123.04 The "Special" at Fitzgerald Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS 123.05VIS 123.05 The "Special" leaving Fitzgerald Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

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VIS 123.06VIS 123.06 The "Special" at Cordele Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

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VIS 123.07VIS 123.07 The "Coal" reception near Oglethorpe Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

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VIS 123.08VIS 123.08 Oglethorpe Junction, Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS 123.09VIS 123.09 The "Special" at Tifton Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

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VIS 123.10VIS 123.10 The "Special" at Double Run Junction, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

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VIS 123.11VIS 123.11 The "Special" at Montezuma Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

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VIS 123.12VIS 123.12 Haralson Depot, Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

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VIS 123.13VIS 123.13 Cut between Woodbury and Haralson, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS 123.14VIS 123.14 Woodbury Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

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VIS 123.15VIS 123.15 The "Special" at Manchester, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

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VIS 123.16VIS 123.16 Chalybeate Springs Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS 123.17VIS 123.17 Awaiting the arrival of the "Special" at Woodland, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

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VIS 123.18VIS 123.18 The "Special" at Talbotton Georgia, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )
 

Location

VIS 123.19VIS 123.19 "Welcome to the A.B. and A." Union Depot, Atlanta, 1908 June 19 ( 1.0 image )