THE GS TRAM SITE

ATLANTA

GEORGIA, UNITED STATES

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1 May 1933

The Atlanta streetcar and interurban system in 1933.

PHOTOS

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MAPS

Atlanta Streetcar map

INSET: CENTRAL ATLANTA

Atlanta 1933 centre tram map

INSET: DOWNTOWN CORE OF ATLANTA

Atlanta 1933 core tram map

INSET: ATLANTA - EAST

Atlanta 1933 east tram map



I created the above maps by overlaying OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps with my own data. Copyright on the OSM maps is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM maps used as a template for these maps corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.


ROUTES

STREETCAR ROUTES

Operator: Georgia Power Company

  1A Decatur St. Downtown - Decatur St.
  1B Marietta St. - Inman Yards Downtown - Marietta St. - Inman Yards
  1C Marietta St. - Howell Mill Road Downtown - Marietta St. - Howell Mill Road - Collier Rd.
  1D East Fair - Grant Park Downtown - Alabama St. - Central Av. - Fair St. [Memorial Drive] - SE Boulevard - Grant Park - Confederate St. [United Av.]
  2A Ponce de Leon - Druid Hills Downtown - Forsyth St. - Peachtree St. - Ponce de Leon Av. - Druid Hills
  2B Ponce de Leon - Emory University Downtown - Forsyth St. - Peachtree St. - Ponce de Leon Av. - Emory University
  2C Walker - West View Downtown - Forsyth St. - Mitchell St. - Walker St. - Lucile Av. - Westview Cemetery
  3A Irwin St. Downtown - Broad St. - Marietta St. - Edgewood Av. - Ivy St. [Peachtree Center Av.] - Auburn Av. - N. Boulevard - Irwin St. - Lake Av.
  3B Boulevard - Forrest Downtown - Broad St. - Marietta St. - Edgewood Av. - Ivy St. [Peachtree Center Av.] - Auburn Av. - N. Boulevard - Forrest Av. [Ralph McGill Boulevard]
  3C West Hunter - Ashby Downtown - Broad St. - Mitchell St. - Hunter St. [Martin Luther King Jr Drive] - Ashby St. [Joseph E. Lowery Blvd.]
  4A Inman Park - Ponce de Leon Downtown - Pryor St. - Edgewood Av. - Euclid Av. - Moreland Av. - Ponce de Leon Av.
  4B Inman Park - Clifton Downtown - Pryor St. - Edgewood Av. - Euclid Av. - McLendon St. - Clifton Av.
  4C Georgia Av. - Grant Park Downtown - Pryor St. - Georgia Av. - Grant Park
  5A Highland Av. - Lanier Hts. Downtown - Whitehall St. [Peachtree St.] - Peachtree St. - Houston St. [John Wesley Dobbs Av.] - Highland Av. - Lanier Hts.
  5B South Pryor - Federal Prison Downtown - Whitehall St. [Peachtree St.] - Mitchell St. - Pryor St. - Ridge Av. - McDonough Rd. - US Federal Prison
  6A Forrest Av. - Orme Circle Downtown - Whitehall St. [Peachtree St.] - Peachtree St. - Forrest Av. [Ralph McGill Bvd.] - N. Boulevard - Orme Circle
  6B Capitol Av. - Grant Park Downtown - Whitehall St. [Peachtree St.] - Mitchell St. - Capitol Av. - Ormond St. - Grant Park
  6C Capitol Av. - Weyman Av. Downtown - Whitehall St. [Peachtree St.] - Mitchell St. - Capitol Av. - Weyman Av.
10A Peachtree - Brookwood Downtown - Whitehall St. [Peachtree St.] - Peachtree St. - Brookwood (Collier Rd.)
10B Whitehall - Beecher Downtown - Whitehall St. - Gordon St. [Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard] - Beecher (Cascade Av.)
10C Peachtree - Piedmont Park Downtown - Whitehall St. [Peachtree St.] - Peachtree St. - Piedmont Park
11A Luckie St. - Water Works Downtown - Forsyth St. - Carnegie Way - Luckie St. - Hemphill Av. - Water Works
11B Grant St- - Grant Park Fair St. [Memorial Drive] - Kelly St. - Glenwood Av. - Grant St. - Grant Park
11C Magnolia St. Downtown - Forsyth St. - Mitchell St. - Davis St. [Northside Drive] - Magnolia St.
11D Luckie St. - Water Works Downtown - Broad St. [back: Forsyth St.] - Hunter St. [Martin Luther King Jr Drive] - Fair St. [Memorial Drive] - Cherokee Av. - Grant Park
12A Pine St. - Ponce de Leon Park Downtown - Whitehall St. [Peachtree St.] - Peachtree St. - Auburn Av. - Ivy St. [Peachtree Center Av.] - Houston St. [John Wesley Dobbs Av.] - Courtland St. - Pine St. - Angier Av. - Parkway Dr. - Ponce de Leon Av. - Ponce de Leon Park (Spiller Field)
12B Cooper St. Downtown - Whitehall St. [Peachtree St.] - Cooper St. - Hendrix Av.
13 West Fair St. Downtown (Marietta St.) - Forsyth St. - Mitchell St. - Walker St. - W. Fair St. - Ashby St. [Joseph E. Lowery Blvd.]
15A Piedmont Av. - Park Lane Downtown - Broad St. - Peachtree St. - Pine St. - Piedmont Av. - Piedmont Park (Park Lane)
15B Washington - Lakewood Downtown - Broad St. - Mitchell St. - Washington St. - Crew St. - Lakewood Av. - Lakewood Park
18A South Decatur Downtown (Pryor St) - Hunter St. [Martin Luther King Jr Drive] - Fair St. [Memorial Drive] - Arkwright Av. [Woodbine Av.] - South Kirkwood - Decatur (College Av.)
18B East Lake Downtown (Pryor St) - Hunter St. [Martin Luther King Jr Drive] - Fair St. [Memorial Drive] - Arkwright Av. [Woodbine Av.] - South Kirkwood - East Lake
19A Almond Park Downtown (Forsyth St.) - Marietta St. [back: Walton St.] - Marietta St. - Simpson St. [Joseph E. Boone Blvd.] - Ashby St. [Joseph E. Lowery Blvd.] - Bankhead Hwy [Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway] - Almond Park
19B River Downtown (Forsyth St.) - Marietta St. [back: Walton St.] - Marietta St. - Simpson St. [Joseph E. Boone Blvd.] - Ashby St. [Joseph E. Lowery Blvd.] - Bankhead Hwy [Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway] - Chattahoochee River
20A East Point - College Park Downtown (Alabama St.) - Broad St. [back: Forsyth St.] - Forsyth St. - Whitehall St. - Lee St. - East Point - College Park
20B East Point - Hapeville Downtown (Alabama St.) - Broad St. [back: Forsyth St.] - Forsyth St. - Whitehall St. - Lee St. - East Point - Hapeville
21 Stewart Av. Downtown (Alabama St.) - Broad St. [back: Forsyth St.] - Forsyth St. - Whitehall St. - Stewart Av. [Metropolitan Pkwy] - Dill Av.
22A Soldiers Home Downtown - Decatur St. - Hill St. [back: Grant St.] - Fair St. [Memorial Drive] - Moreland Av. - Soldiers Home
22B English Av. Downtown - Marietta St. - Gray St. - Kennedy St. - English Av. - Bellwood Av. [Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway] - Ashby St. [Joseph E. Lowery Blvd.]
23A Buckhead Downtown (Marietta St.) - Forsyth St. [back: Broad St.] - W Peachtree St. - Brookwood - Buckhead
23B Oglethorpe Downtown (Marietta St.) - Forsyth St. [back: Broad St.] - W Peachtree St. - Brookwood - Buckhead - Oglethorpe
24 McDaniel St. Downtown (Marietta St.) - Forsyth St. [back: Broad St.] - Forsyth St. - Whitehall St. - McDaniel St. - University Av.
25 Stone Mountain Downtown (Pryor St) - Hunter St. [Martin Luther King Jr Drive] - Fair St. [Memorial Drive] - Arkwright Av. [Woodbine Av.] - South Kirkwood - Decatur - Kensington - Pine Lake - Stone Mountain

INTERURBAN ROUTE

Operator: Georgia Power Company

AN Marietta Downtown (Forsyth St.) - Marietta St. [back: Walton St.] - Marietta St. - Magnolia - Smyrna - Marietta


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE


SOURCES

PRINT

WIKIS

WEB SITES


Also, many thanks to Mr Russell Powers of Lone Tree, CO, USA, for kindly sending me copious amounts of information and documents concerning the history of the Atlanta streetcar and interurban systems.



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