The Gregarious Railfan
Locust Grove, GA  30248 (population, 5,402)

GPS: N 33.34685, W 84.10973   Google map   

Scanner: NS 160.950 [56], 160.245 [9]; Atlanta Terminal 160.740 [42]

Railroad: Norfolk Southern Georgia Division, South End Sub, MP 188

Description: Locust Grove is a city in central Georgia, about 35 miles south of Atlanta just off I-75, The NS
Southern Atlanta South District which runs from Atlanta to Macon passes through town.  The city has built a covered
train watching platform with picnic tables next to the North – South NS line to aid in the growth of Locust Grove
as a destination for visitors. The city is large enough to provide amenities to travelers.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 25 -30

Gregariousness quotient: Low

Local breakfast: IHOP N 33.35403, W 84.11869, Denny’s N 33.34850, W 84.12342, or Waffle House
N 33.35365, W 84.12311

Local Fast Food: Many choices 1 mile NW on Bill Gardner Pkwy at I-75, N 33.35368, W 84.12190

Local Pub and grub: The French Market and Tavern, $$$ N 33.34721, W 84.10994 across the street from the
platform.

Ice Cream: Dairy Queen, 4669 Bill Gardner Pkwy, N 33.35255, W 84.12737

Lodging: Comfort Suites, Bill Gardner Pkwy, N 33.35222, W 84.12698; and Super 8, just west on  Bill Gardner Pkwy

Printable PDF take along fact sheet:   Locust Grove Fact Sheet   

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TRAINS article on Locust Grove   
“I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of
control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my
worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”- Marilyn Monroe
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero publishes the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.
December 2014
TRAINS November 2014
Disclaimer: I have not been to this location. Info is from TRAINS Magazine.  I would welcome pictures, additions, or
corrections to this page. Pictures and new info will be credited on the page. e-mail me at kd8fcw.railfan@yahoo.com
Google image of the Locust Grove Railfan Park
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