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Now on temporary exhibit inside Building 1 at the Southeastern Railway Museum is an assortment of fare collection-related MARTA objects. Items on display include a bus fare collection box, two token machines, and two turnstiles. In the early era of the streetcar, a motorman and a conductor would work together on two-man cars – the […]

Press Release from the Duluth Historical Society Tuesday, August 28, 2018 celebrate and learn with us about our history and your history laid to rest in each of the cities or towns. The Duluth Historical Society invites representatives from each of the surrounding historical societies to attend. Plan now to join us and bring your […]

Southeastern Railway Museum volunteers and members of the North Georgia Modurail model railroad club are back at work on the HO model train layout. The Georgia & Tennessee Railroad was donated to SRM and the decision was made to replace to original museum layout that was showing some age and in constant need of repair. After a pause in construction, a new team, consisting of original and new members, is now focused on completing a model railroad available for public display and operation. 

With the donation of a 1930s-era log cart, assistant librarian Lloyd Neal has compiled some research on the antique vehicles. Two-wheeled, animal-powered, wooden ‘log carts’ were used in the timber industry from the late 1800s up to the mid 1900s. Log carts could be found in a number of states in a variety of designs and […]