Historic Vignettes


This page provides a tour of Terminal Station’s history, starting with its construction in 1905, weaving through exciting stories of its heyday and eventual decline, and ending with its demolition in 1972. The bird’s eye view of Atlanta below shows conceptual locations of each event, allowing our visitors to experience the part of 20th Century Atlanta surrounding Terminal Station as a local. Click on the thumbnails below to learn more.



Vignette 1 thumb  The Opening of Terminal Station, 1905 Vignette 2 thumb  Heroes of the Midnight Mail, 1905
Vignette 3 thumb  A Day in the Life of a Passenger, 1930 Vignette 4 thumb  Murder at Terminal Station, 1949
Vignette 5 thumb  Demolition, 1972