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How do you park a locomotive in a Roundhouse? Use a Turntable! A hostler drove a locomotive onto the Turntable. An operator rotated the Turntable from a control box at one end of it, until the table aligned with a desired track running into the…
Lafayette McLawsMajor General Confederate States ArmyBorn Augusta Ga.January 15th, 1821. Died Savannah Ga.July 24th 1897.
National HistoricCivil Engineering Landmark City Plan of Savannah ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Presented 1978
The foreman gave assignments to the engineers, mechanics, and shop crews from his office. This office was built in 1926-1927 when the southern half of the Roundhouse was rebuilt to a larger size. The Foreman's Office occupied the first floor. T…
D Company, 10th Infantry Battalion, USMCRSavannah, Georgia1948-1950 Upon activation on 21 August 1950, 182 Savannah Marines answered their nation's call to duty during the Korean War.All of these Marines gave someFive gave allSemper Fidelis …
During his visit to Savannah May 12-15 1791was a guest at the Inn which stoodon the northwest corner ofBarnard and State Streets. This tablet is placedin commemoration of thebi-centenary of his birth by theDaughters of the American Revolutionin…
S. S. James Oglethorpe launched on November 20, 1942, during World War II, the first of 88 Liberty Ships built by Southeastern Shipbuilding (approximately two miles downriver from here). Setting sail from New York in a convoy bound for Liverpool, …
A well-born NC planter, Lane was a sheriff, assemblymanand Lt. Col. in the militia.He held public offices during andafter the war includingState Senator and ConstitutionalCommission member.
3rd Regiment of Hunterdon County, New Jersey Militia. Fought in the Battles of Millstone and Monmouth. In his youth, he evaded the British by hiding under the boulder upon which his pursuers stood.
He was an educated, christian, frontier-raised farmer, diplomat, soldier, leader, related to barons and generals. He received his Masonic Orders from George III. His skillful attacks on the frontier made him one of the most known and feared Nativ…
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