Central of Georgia Railway, Passenger Station & Train Shed, Corner of Louisville (Railroad) Road & West Broad , Savannah, Chatham County, GA
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Corner of Louisville (Railroad) Road & West Broad, Savannah, GA
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER GA-2
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-43).
Building/structure dates: 1861 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1876 subsequent work
National Register Number: 76000610
Significance: The Central of Georgia Terminal and Trainshed at Savannah are part of one of the earliest attempts to build a comprehensive railroad terminal and shop complex in this country. The structure of the trainshed is the oldest remaining example of early iron roof construction, the first step in the evolution of modern steel frame building methods.
Wadley, William M.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. EAST FRONT
2. NORTH SIDE
3. INTERIOR, SOUTH WALL
4. ROOF RAFTERS
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