Local Railfan Spots

Local Railfan Spots

 

Locust Grove Train Platform - Locust Grove, GA

Come enjoy the 40+ trains that pass through historic Locust Grove, Georgia each day from the comfort of the Train Watching Platform, with ample parking, scanner, and close proximitiy to downtown shopping, dining and more.

Located at: 3840 Highway 42, Locust Grove, GA 30248

Hours: Open 24/7 for train watching

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Dalton Freight Depot - Dalton, GA

See the "Dalton Diamond" where the Norfolk Southern and CSX LInes Intersect!

In the 1840’s plans were drawn up by the Western & Atlantic Railroad to connect the Tennessee River with the Georgia Railroad. Construction of the railroad began in 1848, and the final segment of this pivotal railways was completed with the famous Railroad Tunnel that goes through the Chetoogeta Mountain in Tunnel Hill, Georgia.

The railroad provided businesses the transportation tools they needed to transport their products across state bounds.
 

Located at: 305 South Depot Street, Dalton, GA 30720

Hours:

  • Thurs - Sat (9am - 5pm)
  • Closed Sundays (Bathrooms not available, can watch trains from platform)

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