Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast Railroad

The Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railway was reorganized in 1926 and renamed the Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast Railroad. ABC logoIt was controlled by the Atlantic Coast Line which had acquired a majority of its stock.

Two decades later, in 1946, ACL purchased the company entirely and absorbed it into its own operations as the Atlantic Coast Line western division.

The railroad was nicknamed the ABC.

Suggested Reading:

Larry Goolsby. Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast. Published by the Atlantic Coast Line & Seaboard Air Line Railroads Historical Society, 2000.

1944 map (56K) Georgia's Railroad History & Heritage. © Steve Storey.

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