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Georgia, Ashburn, Sylvester & Camilla Railroad

gasc_state The Georgia, Ashburn, Sylvester & Camilla Railroad was organized in 1992 to purchase a 50 mile shortline that had entered receivership, connecting the southeast Georgia towns of Camilla and Asburn. Interchange was with the Atlantic Coast Line and Georgia Southern & Florida. The Southern Railway purchased the GASC in 1966 and in 1972 merged it into the Georgia Northern.

Georgia, Ashburn, Sylvester & Camilla #15

  • builder:General Electric
  • model:70 tonner
  • type:B-B light switcher
  • built:Dec 1946, GE #28565
  • series:193 produced 1946-58
  • engine:CB FWL-6T (6 cyls. 660 hp)
  • notes:
  • blt Georgia Northern #71
    to GASC #15, later to Southern Rwy
    retired 1969
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