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Pullman Yard Atlanta

Used as a Pullman repair facility between 1922 and 1954, this complex stands between Atlanta and Decatur on the south side of the former Georgia Railroad (now CSX). Currently vacant, it served in the 1990s as the repair shop for the defunct tourist line New Georgia Railroad.

Suggested Reading:

Joe Welsh & Bill Howes. Travel by Pullman. St. Paul, MN: MBI Publishing Company, 2007.

Larry Tye. Rising from the Rails; Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class. New York: Henry Holt & Company, 2004.

More Information:

Thomas Wheatley and Jordan Friedman. The Future of Pullman Yard. Creative Loafing, May 9, 2013.

Charles Lawrence. The Pratt-Pullman. Rag & Bone: Historic Built Environments. Georgia's Railroad History & Heritage. © Steve Storey

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