User:Jolomo

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I'm an intown Atlanta resident and love the city

Things I can never remember[edit]

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Wikipedia:Welcome

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To Do[edit]

Mostly Done[edit]

projects that used to be on the To Do list

Articles started[edit]

Maurice Barrymore, Duke Pearson, Lemuel P. Grant, Richard Peters (Atlanta), Battle of Kettle Creek, Brewer & Shipley, Wine tasting, Alex St. Clair Abrams, James Vann, Great Atlanta fire of 1917, Puritan (yacht), Breeze Card, Augusta Canal

Neat Stuff[edit]

Book Sources[edit]

Most of my Atlanta articles rely on the following books

  • Atlanta 1847-1890 (1988) James Michael Russell
  • Atlanta and Environs (1954) Franklin Garrett
  • Atlanta and Its Builders (1902) Thomas Martin
  • Mule to MARTA (1976) Jean Martin
  • The Trolley Titans (1981) O.E. Carson

Atlanta music[edit]

  • Pickin' on Peachtree: A History of Country Music in Atlanta, Georgia (2002), Wayne Daniel, UofI Press, ISBN 0-252-06968-4
  • Music and the Making of a New South (2004), Gavin James Campbell, UNC Press (funny William Lawson Peel stories)

Primary Sources[edit]

These online sources are interesting as well

Awesome Tools[edit]

Articles to ReRead[edit]

Perhaps Noteworthy[edit]

  • from first air mail from Atlanta. Contained in the first mail sent to New York by air from Atlanta is a $9,000 check from the Atlanta federal reserve bank to the New York federal reserve; letters from Mayor Walter A. Sims to Mayor Walker of New York, and to mayor Cook, letters from Postmaster Large to Postmaster Downing, of Fayetteville, Postmaster General New in Washington, D.C., and to Postmaster Kiely, of New York. Also a letter from the president of the Altanta Junior Chamber to the president of the New York Junior Board of Trade.

Checklist for 33 1/3 books[edit]

1 Dusty in Memphis (2003) Dusty Springfield
2 Forever Changes (2003) Love
3 Harvest (2003) Neil Young
4 The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society (2003) The Kinks
5 Meat Is Murder (2003) The Smiths
6 The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (2003) Pink Floyd
7 ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits (2004) ABBA
8 Electric Ladyland (2004) The Jimi Hendrix Experience
9 Unknown Pleasures (2004) Joy Division
10 Sign “o" the Times (2004) Prince
11 The Velvet Underground & Nico (2004) The Velvet Underground
12 Let It Be (2004) The Beatles
13 Live at the Apollo (2004) James Brown
14 Aqualung (2004) Jethro Tull
15 OK Computer (2004) Radiohead
16 Let It Be (2004) The Replacements
17 Led Zeppelin IV (2005) Led Zeppelin
18 Exile on Main St. (2005) The Rolling Stones
19 Pet Sounds (2005) The Beach Boys
20 Ramones (2005) Ramones
21 Armed Forces (2005) Elvis Costello
22 Murmur (2005) R.E.M.
23 Grace (2005) Jeff Buckley
24 Endtroducing..... (2005) DJ Shadow
25 Kick Out the Jams (2005) MC5
26 Low (2005) David Bowie
27 Born in the U.S.A. (2005) Bruce Springsteen
28 Music from Big Pink (2005) The Band
29 In the Aeroplane over the Sea (2005) Neutral Milk Hotel
30 Paul's Boutique (2006) Beastie Boys
31 Doolittle (2006) Pixies
32 There's a Riot Goin' On (2006) Sly and the Family Stone
33 The Stone Roses (2006) The Stone Roses
34 In Utero (2006) Nirvana
35 Highway 61 Revisited (2006) Bob Dylan
36 Loveless (2006) My Bloody Valentine
37 The Who Sell Out (2006) The Who
38 Bee Thousand (2006) Guided by Voices
39 Daydream Nation (2006) Sonic Youth
40 Court and Spark (2006) Joni Mitchell
41 Use Your Illusion I and II (2006) Guns N' Roses
69* 69 Love Songs (2006) The Magnetic Fields
42 Songs in the Key of Life (2007) Stevie Wonder
43 The Notorious Byrd Brothers (2007) The Byrds
44 Trout Mask Replica (2007) Captain Beefheart
45 Double Nickels on the Dime (2007) Minutemen
46 Aja (2007) Steely Dan
47 People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (2007) A Tribe Called Quest
48 Rid of Me (2007) PJ Harvey
49 Achtung Baby (2007) U2
50 If You're Feeling Sinister (2007) Belle & Sebastian
51 Pink Moon (2007) Nick Drake
52 Let's Talk About Love (2007) Celine Dion
53 Swordfishtrombones (2007) Tom Waits
54 20 Jazz Funk Greats (2008) Throbbing Gristle
55 Horses (2008) Patti Smith
56 Master of Reality (2008) Black Sabbath
57 Reign in Blood (2008) Slayer
58 Shoot Out the Lights (2008) Richard and Linda Thompson
59 Gentlemen (2008) The Afghan Whigs
60 Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash (2008) The Pogues
61 The Gilded Palace of Sin (2008) The Flying Burrito Brothers
62 Pink Flag (2009) Wire
63 XO (2009) Elliott Smith
64 Illmatic (2009) Nas
65 Radio City (2009) Big Star
66 One Step Beyond... (2009) Madness
67 Another Green World (2009) Brian Eno
68 Zaireeka (2009) The Flaming Lips
70 Facing Future (2009) Israel Kamakawiwoʻole
71 It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (2010) Public Enemy
72 Wowee Zowee (2010) Pavement
73 Highway to Hell (2010) AC/DC
74 Song Cycle (2010) Van Dyke Parks
75 Spiderland (2010) Slint
76 Kid A (2010) Radiohead
77 Tusk (2011) Fleetwood Mac
78 Pretty Hate Machine (2011) Nine Inch Nails
79 Chocolate and Cheese (2011) Ween
80 American Recordings (2011) Johnny Cash
81 Some Girls (2011) The Rolling Stones
82 You're Living All Over Me (2011) Dinosaur Jr.
83 Marquee Moon (2011) Television
84 Amazing Grace (2011) Aretha Franklin
85 Dummy (2011) Portishead
86 Fear of Music (2012) Talking Heads
87 Histoire de Melody Nelson (2013) Serge Gainsbourg
88 Flood (2013) They Might Be Giants
89 I Get Wet (2014) Andrew W.K.
90 Selected Ambient Works Volume II (2014) Aphex Twin
91 Entertainment! (2014) Gang of Four
92 Blank Generation (2014) Richard Hell and the Voidoids
93 Donuts (2014) J Dilla
94 Smile (2014) The Beach Boys
95 Definitely Maybe (2014) Oasis
96 Exile in Guyville (2014) Liz Phair
97 My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2014) Kanye West
98 The Grey Album (2014) Danger Mouse
99 ( ) (2014) Sigur Rós
100 Dangerous (2014) Michael Jackson
101 Tago Mago (2014) Can
102 Ode to Billie Joe (2014) Bobbie Gentry
103 Live Through This (2014) Hole
104 Freedom of Choice (2015) Devo
105 Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables (2015) Dead Kennedys
106 Super Mario Bros. (2015) Koji Kondo
107 Beat Happening (2015) Beat Happening
108 Metallica (2015) Metallica
109 A Live One (2015) Phish
110 Bitches Brew (2015) Miles Davis
111 Parallel Lines (2016) Blondie
112 Workingman's Dead (2016) Grateful Dead
113 Hangin' Tough (2016) New Kids on the Block
114 The Geto Boys (2016) The Geto Boys
115 Dig Me Out (2016) Sleater-Kinney
116 Sound of Silver (2016) LCD Soundsystem

Sortable MARTA boardings table 2011 data[edit]

† denotes terminal station

Station Code Lines WKDay Sat Sun Opened Reference
Airport S7           9603 7583 8255 June 18, 1988 [1]
Arts Center N5           6830 4198 2423 December 18, 1982 [2]
Ashby W3           1840 1329 934 December 22, 1979 [3]
Avondale E7      4668 2372 1468 June 30, 1979 [4]
Bankhead P4      2270 1247 821 December 12, 1992 [5]
Brookhaven/Oglethorpe NE8      2494 1434 950 December 15, 1984 [6]
Buckhead N7      2360 1620 1109 June 8, 1996 [7]
Chamblee NE9      3925 2120 1563 December 19, 1987 [8]
Civic Center N2           2627 978 739 December 4, 1981 [2]
College Park S6           9271 5856 4398 June 18, 1988 [1]
Decatur E6      4358 2348 1541 June 30, 1979 [4]
Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center W1           2481 4613 2937 December 22, 1979 [3]
Doraville NE10      5331 3049 2099 December 12, 1992 [5]
Dunwoody N9      3727 2410 1557 June 8, 1996 [7]
East Lake E5      1348 729 540 June 30, 1979 [4]
East Point S5           4754 2812 1973 August 16, 1986 [9]
Edgewood/Candler Park E4           1300 718 484 June 30, 1979 [4]
Five Points*                     22248 12952 7622 December 22, 1979 (East–West)
December 4, 1981 (North–South)
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Garnett S1           1684 1073 852 December 4, 1981 [2]
Georgia State E1           4590 1351 959 June 30, 1979 [4]
H. E. Holmes W5      6823 4579 3055 December 22, 1979 [3]
Indian Creek E9      5781 3612 2581 June 26, 1993 [10]
Inman Park/Reynoldstown E3           2963 2256 1538 June 30, 1979 [4]
Kensington E8      7016 4366 3204 June 26, 1993 [10]
King Memorial E2           1497 1017 686 June 30, 1979 [4]
Lakewood/Fort McPherson S4           2146 1256 885 December 15, 1984 [6]
Lenox NE7      3466 3356 1978 December 15, 1984 [6]
Lindbergh Center N6           9294 6146 4544 December 15, 1984 [6]
Medical Center N8      1561 484 363 June 8, 1996 [7]
Midtown N4           5664 3509 2774 December 18, 1982 [2]
North Avenue N3           5378 3099 1947 December 4, 1981 [2]
North Springs N11      6199 2937 2298 December 16, 2000 [11]
Oakland City S3           4718 3219 2268 December 15, 1984 [6]
Peachtree Center N1           7421 4377 3111 September 11, 1982 [2]
Sandy Springs N10      2356 1008 664 December 16, 2000 [11]
Vine City W2           1081 1228 1039 December 22, 1979 [3]
West End S2           7275 4832 3013 September 11, 1982 [2]
West Lake W4      1848 1235 921 December 22, 1979 [3]
  1. ^ a b Roughton, Jr., Bert (June 18, 1988). "Rail-to-air link completed with opening of airport station". The Atlanta Journal Constitution. p. A1.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Beasley, David (February 23, 1992). "After two decades, MARTA's course uncertain". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. A1. Unknown parameter |coauthor= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  3. ^ a b c d e AP Reporters (December 21, 1979). "Atlanta Rapid rail opens second leg". The Rock Hill Herald. p. 14.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Hairston, Julie B. (June 30, 2004). "MARTA marks 25 years of trains: Next stop unknown". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. B1.
  5. ^ a b Beasley, David (December 6, 1992). "MARTA trains to roll at Bankhead, Doraville". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. E15.
  6. ^ a b c d e AJC Editorial Staff (May 16, 1985). "Atlanta's air, rail transportation among nation's best". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. E5.
  7. ^ a b c Goldberg, David (June 8, 1996). "Suburban transit – North Line worth risk for MARTA". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. E2.
  8. ^ Roughton, Jr., Bert (December 20, 1987). "MARTA officials open Chamblee rail station amid union protests". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. B3.
  9. ^ Roughton, Jr., Bert (August 17, 1986). "East Point starts a new era – First MARTA train pulls in as city observes 99th year". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. B1.
  10. ^ a b Beasley, David (June 25, 1993). "Transit expansion – MARTA on the move – New stations push rail system beyond the Perimeter". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. D1.
  11. ^ a b Shelton, Stacy (December 18, 2000). "MARTA christens 2 new stations – North Fulton riders report few problems". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. p. B1.