The Southeastern Railway Museum’s General II locomotive is named for one of the most famous engines to steam down the tracks. Rogers, Ketchum & Grosvenor locomotive works in Paterson, N.J., built the original General in December 1855. It is today on display in Kennesaw, Ga. Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia built the General II in […]
The Southeastern Railway Museum has placed on display a newly donated mule-powered log cart.
A small, quirky people mover with big dreams was developed in the 1970s at Georgia Tech but never moved beyond testing.
New book highlights the railroad history of Atlanta
The caboose may be the most recognizable railroad car, but they are rarely seen on the rails today. Interestingly, the word caboose may derive from the Dutch word “kombuis.” It originally referred to a gallery on a ship. Since they first appeared on the railroad scene, “the caboose has been the post for those monitoring […]
New Book Traces the History of Passenger Trains and the Stations that Served Them
The most recent film to feature the Southeastern Railway Museum is available online now