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Central of Georgia Railroad Shops and Terminal

Savannah, Georgia
County of Chatham.
W. Broad Street at Liberty
National Register Number: 76000610
Resource type: District.
Property type: Transportation - rail - related. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: GA-1 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 8, 1976):
Begun in 1860, this was an early attempt to build a comprehensive railroad terminal and shop complex. The trainshed is the oldest remaining example of early iron roof construction, the first step in the evolution of modern steel building methods. The whole complex is also a precedent for comprehensive industrial planning that became standard railroad practice in the last quarter of the 19th century. (Boundary enlarged: June 2, 1978.)

There are no threats indicated for this landmark.

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