Ringgold, GA 30736 (population, 3,668)
GPS: N 34.91514, W 85.10719 map
Scanner: CSX road 161.520 , disp. 161.370 
Railroad: CSX Atlanta Div, W and A sub, main
FRA Info: Crossing Inventory Report for CSX, Nashville St, PDF
Description: The town of Ringgold GA is a 21 mile drive north from Dalton, GA. Ringgold has built a train watching
park complete with a elevated covered platform, benches, lighting and a scanner feed to listen into the railroad action.
The viewing platform and park is located on the east side of the single track; and train station, now repurposed as The
Ringgold Playhouse. The station still provides a scenic backdrop for train photos.
Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 20
Gregariousness quotient: Low to Medium
Breakfast: Waffle House, Sr 151 Rte 9, N 34.91259, W 85.12439
Fast Food: many located on Old Alabama Rd near I-75 N 34.91187, W 85.12542
Ice Cream: Legendairy Ice Cream & Coffee, 260 Lafayette St N 34.91196, W 85.12038
Local Restaurant: Richard's Restaurant, 906 Lafayette St, N 34.91516, W 85.11042
Pub & Grub: About ZERO opportunities in Ringgold, although Liquor laws loosened in 2014, Ringgold has been slow
to accept them.
Lodging: Super 8 Ringgold, 5400 Alabama Hwy N 34.91291, W 85.12511
Catoosa County Area Chamber of Commerce website
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