Brewton to Metter

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The Brewton and Pinora Railroad

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Map submitted by Suzy Krone.

GOOGLE MAPS no longer available: With apologies, I am unable to continue showing Google Maps. Google has forced my hand by increasing their map usage fee from nothing/free to OVER $300 A MONTH for the Abandoned Rails website! This is an expense that I simply cannot afford. Rest assured I am looking at available open source alternatives, so maps should be back online soon!

Greg Harrison
AbandonedRails.com

The actual spelling of this railway line was the Bruton & Pineora Railway. Bruton changed the spelling of the town to Brewton in 1895. While the railway wasn't incorporated until 1897, the Bruton name continued to be used from its predecessor, the Atlantic Short Line Railway.

The other town on the other hand, has always been Pineora, GA (not Pinora) and has been spelled incorrectly by the creator of the site. The community was originally the first stop for steam engines leaving Savannah, GA. The abundance of pine trees on the Elkins' family property resulted in the Elkins Stop for refueling.

Sarah Iwanski
Pineora, GA
3/22/2017

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