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February 2021

If you don’t succeed, try again … One community’s “success” with the railroad

February 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History, 2829 Cherokee St. NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Different communities had wildly different relationships with the railroad. The state-owned Western & Atlantic Railroad shaped many communities in North Georgia, but a community like Clarksville, Tennessee, struggled mightily for decades to attract and build a railroad. While Georgia had a state-owned organization, the neighbors to the north had to find the capital to build a railroad. First, they built the Memphis, Clarksville & Louisville Railroad. When a larger railroad bought it, they tried again with nearly the same plan,…

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NMRA Piedmont Division Meeting

February 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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