Southern Museum of Civil War
and Locomotive History
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Entrance to the Museum of Southern Civil War and Locomotive History
Entrance to the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Kennesaw, Georgia. The museum is home to extensive exhibits about the area's Civil War history and the Glover Machine Works, where many locomotives were constructed.
Ticket boths at the entrance to the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

Inside the museum, tickets are purchased at a turn-of-the-century recreation of a 4 window ticket booth. In the background is the gift shop.
Well done displays add to the flavor of this railroad museum

Inventive display of the material adds to the impact. Here, a display details the end of the Glover Locomotive Works in Marietta, Georgia
Engine from the Glover WorksThis locomotive, which was returned to the Glover Works, is one of the highlights of the museum.

Glover Locomotive plant

A model of the Glover Works shows what the building looked like inside (thanks to the cutaway roof) and out.
The General, highlight of a trip to the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotice HistoryOf course, the highlight of the museum has to be The General, grand old lady of locomotives. Completely restored, the beauty of the steam-powered locomotive cannot be captured on film.

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

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