Georgia Granite Railroad

Granite quarry near Lithonia, c. 1910

Granite quarry near Lithonia, ca. 1910.

 

Chartered in 1904, this 4-mile line ran from the main line of the Georgia Railroad at Lithonia to a granite quarry at Rock Chapel, on the north side of town. Among the incorporators were William Patterson and J. W. English, Sr. of Atlanta.

Georgia Granite Railroad, 1907

From: Railroad Commission of Georgia, 1907 Annual Report.

 

quarry

See also Atlanta, Stone Mountain & Lithonia Railroad.

 


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