South Western

The road was chartered in 1845, construction began in 1848 and was completed in 1851. Branch lines were constructed from 1852 to 1860. The road connected southwestern Georgia to Macon.
Black's Number 45 (map)
Track 208 miles of 5 foot gauge, 18 miles 38# flange, 19 miles 34# flange, 50 miles 45# T-rail and 121 miles 40.5# T-rail
Locomotives 22; 22 names
Cars 238
Stations 33
Officers Most
Locomotive Usage 1861 1862 1863 1864
Passengers & Cotton 1861 1862 1863 1864
Freight 1861 1862 1863 1864
Tredegar Purchases All
Annual Reports
8-1-61 President
8-1-61 Superintendent
8-1-62 President
8-1-62 Superintendent
8-1-63 President
8-1-63 Superintendent
8-1-64 President
8-1-64 Superintendent
8-1-65 President
8-1-65 Superintendent
Significant Documents
NP, MT 1-1-61
NP, MT 1-1C-61
NP, MT 1-11-61
NP, AP 1-19-61
NP, AP 2-21-61
NP, CM 2-21-61
NP, AP 3-14A-61
NP, CM 3-22-61
NP, MT 5-11-61
NP, ASCY 5-15-61
NP, RD 5-16-61
NP, MT 8-5A-61
NP, MT 8-10-61
NP, MT 8-12-61
NP, MT 8-12A-61
NP, AP 8-15-61
NP, SFU 8-20-61
NP, RD 9-17-61
NP, SMN 12-2A-61
NP, CM 1-1H-62
NP, ASCY 1-14-62
NP, MT 2-14-62
NP, GT 2-21-62
NP, MT 2-21A-62
UG, RR 3-16-62
NP, MT 4-11A-62
NA, ODS 4-14-62
NP, MT 4-18A-62
UG, RR 4-19-62
NP, NOTP 4-25-62
NP, MT 5-1-62
NP, MT 5-2-62
NA, M&W 7-28-62
SOR, Series 94, Page 518
NA, RR 8-27-62
NP, MT 9-5-62
NA, CSN 11-8-62
UG, RR 12-11-62
UG, CoG 12-13-62
NA, SW xx-xx-62
NA, SW 1-5-63
NP, ASCY 1-20-63
NA, QM 3-19A-63
NA, QM 3-19B-63
NP, ASCY 3-19A-63
NA, QM 3-20-63
NA, QMR 3-21D-64
NP, RD 3-21-63
GAA, RR 3-25-63
NA, QM 4-1-63
NP, MT 4-1-63
NP, ASCY 4-2A-63
NP, MAP 4-4-63
NP, MT 4-4D-63
GAA, RR 4-11-63
OR Series 4, Vol. 2, Page 483
OR Series 4, Vol. 2, Page 487
LVA, TRED 4-22-63
NA, SW 4-28-63
NP, MT 5-11-63
NP, MT 5-28-63
NP, SMN 6-1B-63
NP, MT 7-21-63
NP, MT 7-27-63
NP, MT 7-27A-63
NP, MT 7-28-63
NA, SW 8-13-63
NA, G 10-15-63
NA, SW 10-23-63
NA, RR 10-31B-63
NP, MT 11-5-63
NA, RRB 11-25A-63
NA, SW 11-30-63
NA, RR 12-4-63
NA, SW 12-4-63
UG, RR 12-27-63
NP, MT 12-30A-63
NA, SW 12-31-63
NA, SW 1-14-64
NA, SW 1-xx-64
NA, SW 2-16-64
NP, AP 2-18-64
NP, MT 3-2-64
NP, MT 3-4-64
NA, RR 3-6-64
NP, MT 3-22A-64
NP, MT 4-1A-64
NP, MT 4-1B-64
NA, ENGR 4-27-64
NA, ENG 5-19-64
NP, MT 5-21-64
NP, MT 6-18-64
NP, CM 8-11-64
NA, QM 8-31-64
NA, QM 9-2-64
NP, RD 9-16-64
NA, G 9-19-64
NA, SW 9-24-64
NP, CS 9-24-64
NA, QM 9-28-64
NP, AC 9-28-64
NP, TAR 12-8-64
NP, AC 12-23-64
OR Series 4, Vol. 3, Page 1006
NA, QMR 1-9A-65
NA, SW 1-9-65
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 1, Page 1080
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1108
NP, AC 2-26A-65
UA, SIW 3-24-65
NP, MT 5-4-65

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