Taken Aug. 14, 2011, in Smyrna, Ga.
Click here to read Part I Click here to read Part II Click here to read Part III FOLKSTON, Ga. – Every day, upwards of 80 CSX trains pass through the Folkston Funnel, so named because two railroad lines merge just north of downtown. In fact, almost all Florida-bound freight trains pass through the city’s limits. The city of Folkston has embraced the railroad that passes through town and welcomes railfans from around the country who want to watch trains pass through the south Georgia town. In 2001, with the help of a $30,000 state grant and inmate labor, the
KENNESAW, Ga. — More than 2,200 people turned out Saturday for the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History’s third annual Trains, Trains, Trains event. Museum visitors explored model train layouts, vendors selling train-themed wares and various activities geared toward families. “This event is so much fun because kids have the opportunity to get up and close with trains,” said Dr. Richard Banz, the museum’s executive director. “We’re grateful to everyone who came out, and we’re looking forward to seeing everyone at our future events, including next year’s Trains, Trains, Trains.” The museum’s next major event, “Museum Night,” is