Dover & Statesboro Railroad

The Dover & Statesboro was chartered in April 1889 and completed in November of the same year. It ran northeast from Statesboro across the Ogeechee to Dover, a distance of ten miles. Early records indicate that an extension to Jesup was planned.

In the 1894 edition of The Official Railway List, the Dover & Statesboro reported operating 1 locomotive and 4 cars.

The line was acquired by the Central of Georgia in January 1901.

Maps:

1892 map (30K)

1895 map (87K)

 


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