Porterdale Depot

The 1899 Central of Georgia depot at Porterdale was well on its way to becoming a pile of old lumber before the city rehabilitated it in 2007. It is now used for community events. More information on the building and additional photos are available on the Georgia DNR Historic Preservation Division website and on Flickr.

Porterdale depot in a badly deteriorated state

Porterdale's depot in 2003.

The Central's line from Porterdale to Covington was built in 1899 and abandoned in 1988. Historical information on the town is online at Prentis Ollis's Porterdale website.

Porterdale (pop. 1,442) is in Newton County about 40 miles east of Atlanta.

 


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