SAVANNAH, AMERICUS & MONTGOMERY
Samuel Hugh Hawkins
entrepreneur, lawyer, and banker established a privately owned railroad around 1884 called the Americus, Preston and Lumpkin, renamed Savannah, Americus and Montgomery a few years later.
The Samuel Hugh Hawkins Diary, January - July 1877
The following is an excerpt from a March 28, 1891 INVESTORS' SUPPLEMENT of the COMMERCIAL & FINANCIAL CHRONICLE page. William B. Dana & Co., Publishers. Descriptions of various railroad companies are given on the reverse of the map page. Among them, the following appeared:
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