A fond look back at the Seaboard Coast Line, Southern Railway, Central of Georgia, Louisville & Nashville, regional roads and short lines in Georgia. Includes side trips to Jacksonville and Tampa, Florida. Many first-generation locomotives, pre-Amtrak passenger trains, mixed trains and short line steam! Future Railfan and Railroad editor Jim Boyd was delivering new EMD locomotives at the time.
Many short lines are presented:Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay; Atlanta & West Point; Georgia, Ashburn, Sylvester & Camilla (including an EMD FT!); Georgia Northern; Georgia & Florida; Graham County Railroad (Shays working freight in North Carolina); Louisville & Wadley; St. Marys Railroad; Chattahoochee Industrial Railroad (ALCO RS-1); Tennessee Central (2 photographs), Sandersville, Valdosta & West Point; Wrightsville & Tennille.
Hardcover with jacket, 128 pages, standard portrait size, Color images with captions.