Social Circle Depot

Social Circle depot

The former Georgia Railroad depot at Social Circle, built in 1913, is in use by CSX.

Social Circle is a town of 3,600 in Walton County, about 30 miles east of Atlanta.

The south side of the depot shows evidence of portions lost.

Social Circle, GA, train, depot and coaling tower by Roger Puta, 1967

In this trackside view made in November 1967 by Roger Puta, the east end of the depot can be seen as Western Railway of Alabama No. 701 leads a westbound train through town. In the background is the landmark coaling tower at the junction of the main line and the branch line to Monroe. (Photo by Roger Puta.)


A 1913 photograph of this depot is online at the Vanishing Georgia website. Georgia's Railroad History & Heritage. © Steve Storey

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