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Jefferson's Steam Locomotive

(May 2013 photo)

Gainesville Midland No. 116 is on display on the north side of Jefferson, near the city's high school. The 2-8-0 locomotive was built by Baldwin in 1907.

Jefferson, the county seat of Jackson County, is in northeast Georgia, four miles south of I-85.

(May 2013 photo)

(May 2013 photo)

A shelter, built in the late 1990s, now protects it from the elements.

Gainesville Midland RR locomotive at Jefferson

Volunteers at work. The locomotive display was restored in 1998 as the Eagle Scout project of Jefferson's Will Wilbanks.

The builders plate. Georgia's Railroad History & Heritage. © Steve Storey

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