Web site features trains in Marietta, Ga.

December 30, 2003 Railfanning.org 0

Marietta, Ga. – An updated website chronicles railroad activity in this metropolitan Atlanta town. Also included on the site – http://railfanning.org/trackside/marietta/ – is a brief history of railroads in Marietta. Everyday, dozens of freight trains pass through the town, which grew up along the Western and Atlantic Railroad’s main lines. Over the years, several other railroad companies have operated the tracks, today under the control of CSX Transportation. “Downtown Marietta offers railfans prime real estate for watching trains,” said Clarksville, Tenn., resident Todd DeFeo, webmaster of Railfanning.org. “Sidewalks along the right-of-way provide a safe viewing area of this heavily traveled

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