Seaboard Air Line Railroad
1955 map, Richland - Americus

At Americus, the Seaboard crossed the Central of Georgia.

The north-south railroad through Richland was the Seaboard's line from Columbus to Albany, built in 1886-90 as the Columbus Southern Railway. At Kimbrough was a branch to Bainbridge, Tallahassee, and the Gulf coast, previously the Georgia, Florida & Alabama. The dismantled railroad between Richland and Kimbrough was a parallel SAL route abandoned after the GF&A acquisition.

From: Phenix City quadrangle 1:250,000-scale topographic map. U. S. Geological Survey, 1955. Online at Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin. Georgia's Railroad History & Heritage. © Steve Storey.

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