CEDAR SPRINGS, Ga. – Chattahoochee Industrial Railroad operates more than 15 miles of track between Hilton and Saffold, Ga., and interconnects with CSX Corporation and Norfolk Southern.

CIRR serves Georgia-Pacific’s Cedar Springs containerboard mill, which is one of the company’s largest and lowest-cost containerboard facilities. In 2002, CIRR hauled 19,561 carloads, including pulp and paper (73 percent), coal (13 percent), forest products (5 percent), metals (4 percent), and chemicals (4 percent).

In late 2003, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. paid $55.6 million to Georgia-Pacific Corp. for CIRR and two other short-line railroads.