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ACL 4-6-2s in Atlanta, GA

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ACL 4-6-2s in Atlanta, GA
Posted by SPer on Monday, October 11, 2021 3:20 PM

I looked at the Otto Perry Denver Public Library digital page and there is a photo of Atlantic Coast Line 4-6-2s in Atlanta, Georgia in the 1920s onward, Did they ran via Georgia Railroad which was owned by Atlantic Coast Line at the time.

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Posted by CSSHEGEWISCH on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 10:19 AM

They may have arrived by way of the Atlanta, Birminghman & Coast, which was controlled and later absorbed by ACL.

The daily commute is part of everyday life but I get two rides a day out of it. Paul
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Posted by BaltACD on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:32 AM

SPer
I looked at the Otto Perry Denver Public Library digital page and there is a photo of Atlantic Coast Line 4-6-2s in Atlanta, Georgia in the 1920s onward, Did they ran via Georgia Railroad which was owned by Atlantic Coast Line at the time.

While the Georgia Railroad and Banking Company was controlled by the L&N from the early 1900's onward (the L&N was controlled by the ACL), it actually operated in concert with the Atlanta & West Point as well as the Western Railway of Alabama.

The working agreements between the GARR, A&WP and WRA created a continuous route from Augusta, GA through Atlanta and on to Montgomery, AL.  Motive power was mostly identified as being GARR or A&WP.

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