Thomaston & Barnesville Railroad
|The 16-mile line from Thomaston to Barnesville was constructed
by the Thomaston & Barnesville Railroad Company, chartered in
1839. After much delay, the line opened in October 1857. The company was
reorganized as the Upson County Railroad in 1860.
|1855 listing from Mitchell's new traveller's guide through the United States and the Canadas.... Online at Internet Archive here.
1859 map (261K)
1864 map (188K)
|David E. Paterson, A Frontier Link with the World; Upson County's Railroad. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1998.
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