Macon, Dublin & Savannah Railroad

mds_state Chartered in 1885 to connect its namesake towns in Georgia, the Macon, Dublin & Savannah Railroad never reached the coast and only lasted as an independent road until 1907, when it was purchased by the Seaboard Air Line in order to prevent rival Atlantic Coast Line from developing competing service into Savannah. The MDS continued as a feeder line for the SAL until 1958, when it was completely absorbed into the Seaboard system.

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