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Railroad makes donation to preserve train history

Norfolk Southern Railroad makes a donation to preserve South Georgia's history of trains.

Norfolk Southern Train Master Eddie Sutton presented Thronateeska Heritage Museum Executive Director Tommy Gregors with a check for one thousand dollars for their train exhibit.

One of it's 11 cars, the 1911 Georgia North 107 Steam locomotive, delivered freight through the 1950's across the south.

"We want to keep that alive. And we want the newer generation to understand, this is a part of our history and our heritage, said Norfolk Southern Train Master Eddie Sutton.

Thronateeska will use the Norfolk Southern grant to pay for signage to explain the history of their rail cars.

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