When community blogger Tim Ashley happened upon a concrete railroad whistle marker in a location that didn’t match up with the history books, he was a bit stumped. Eventually, he learned the marker is simply serving a new purpose in an unlikely home.
In the days before social media and modern technology, train depots were one of the places people gathered to meet, talk and hear the news, community blogger Tim Ashley says. Read on to learn about one that’s still standing in Akron, Fulton County.
While searching for traces of old railroad lines in Fulton County, community blogger Tim Ashley stumbled upon an old, abandoned road bridge — the first he’s seen still standing.