Macon & Northern Railroad

Railroad at Round Oak, Georgia. Photo by David Ray.

Round Oak, Georgia. (Photo by David Ray)

Reorganized in 1891 from the Covington & Macon Railroad Company, this 105-mile line between Macon and Athens was reorganized a second time in 1894 as the Macon & Northern Railway Company and leased to the Richmond & Danville and the Central of Georgia. It was purchased by the Central on October 31, 1895.

In the 1894 edition of The Official Railway List, the Macon & Northern Railroad reported operating 6 locomotives and 95 cars. The receiver was N. E. Harris of Macon.

Maps and Timetables:

1895 timetable (197K)

1898 map (210K) Georgia's Railroad History & Heritage. © Steve Storey

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