Meansville Depot

Meansville's former depot is now city hall. The community lost its railroad in 1977 when Southern Railway abandoned its line between Williamson (11 miles north) and Fort Valley. A nearly identical depot is in Fayetteville, about 35 miles north. Both buildings were on the same railroad line, built in 1887-88 as the Atlanta & Florida Railroad.

Above, an older photo of the depot.

This timetable shows the route after the 1939 abandonment of the Roseland-Fayetteville-Williamson line.

Meansville (pop. 182) is in eastern Pike County about 60 miles south of Atlanta. Georgia's Railroad History & Heritage. © Steve Storey

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