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Altamaha River Park, Everett City

I made this aerial photograph on a recent trip with veteran pilot Frank Lee and photographer Mike McCall.

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Altamaha River Park General Store, Everett City

 

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Altamaha River Swing Bridge, Everett City

Abandoned by Seaboard Coast Line Railroad in the 1980s, the trestle/swing bridge seen here dates to the days of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, and in the heyday of passenger trains, carried the Orange Blossom Special and other legendary passenger cars. It’s the most prominent landmark at the Altamaha River Park.

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The bridge is also a popular landmark for boaters traveling down the Altamaha to the coast.

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Altamaha Fisherman, Everett City

 

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Altamaha River Park Boardwalk, Everett City

This well-maintained boardwalk stands 5-8 feet over bottomland forest before leading to a great view of the Altamaha River and the abandoned railroad trestle and swing bridge.

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Everett Crossroads Grocery

The store pictured here is presently closed, but native daughter Reverend Emma Gale notes that it was well-known for years as Ms. Lottie’s General Store. Today, the real action is just down the road at the Altamaha River Park, which supports a small general store of its own. The fish camp located at the park remains one of the largest and busiest in existence, and the ruins of the mechanical railroad trestle, as well as a nature boardwalk make it a great place to experience the river.

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