Georgia Southern Railroad
The Georgia Southern Railroad was formed in 1875 to assume the operations of the bankrupt Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad. In 1868 the SR&D had been the beneficiary of one of the first convict leasing contacts in the state of Georgia. The Georgia Southern was in turn absorbed by the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad in 1880.
- Twice the Work of Free Labor: The Political Economy of Convict Labor in the ...by Alex Lichtenstein, pages 41-42
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