Cherokee Mining & Manufacturing Co. Railroad

Cherokee Mining & Manufacturing Company Railroad, Lyerly, GA

Constructed in 1899-1900 by the Cherokee Mining & Manufacturing Company, this 9-mile railroad ran southwest from Lyerly to iron ore mines at Dirtseller Mountain on the Georgia-Alabama line in the vicinity of Colyarton and Dewey. In 1904 the railroad was acquired by the Central of Georgia.

1901 map Georgia's Railroad History & Heritage. © Steve Storey.

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