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Creation Date

9-19-2010

Building Name

Millen Passenger Depot

Historic District

Downtown Millen Historic District

Description

Millen Passenger Depot, GA.

Millen, the county seat for Jenkins County and only minutes from the Ogeechee River, has been a regional hub of transportation in Georgia since 1854 when the railroad came to town.Two major depots located along Cotton Avenue indicate the significance of rail transportation in Millen.

This passenger depot was built in the early 1915 and is currently in use by Norfolk Southern Railway, which is a merger of the Southern Railway and Norfolk & Western. Today Norfolk Southern and CSX are the dominant rairoads in Georgia.

Contributing Building - Downtown Millen Historic District - National Register of Historic Places NRIS #96001340

Latitude, Longitude

32.80216111, -81.94347500

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Millen Passenger Depot; Railroad depot; Norfolk Southern Railway; Historic district; Jenkins County (Ga.); Railroad depots --- Georgia --- Millen --- Jenkins County.

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