The Gregarious Railfan
Locust Grove, GA  30248 (population, 5,402)

GPS: N 33.34685, W 84.10973   Google map   

Scanner: NS 160.950 [56], 160.245 [9]; Atlanta Terminal 160.740 [42]

Railroad: Norfolk Southern Georgia Division, South End Sub, MP 188  

Description: Locust Grove is a city in central Georgia, about 35 miles south of Atlanta just off I-75, The NS
Southern Atlanta South District which runs from Atlanta to Macon passes through town.  The city has built a covered
train watching platform with picnic tables next to the North – South NS line to aid in the growth of Locust Grove
as a destination for visitors. The city is large enough to provide amenities to travelers.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 25 -30

Local breakfast: IHOP N 33.35403, W 84.11869, Denny’s N 33.34850, W 84.12342, or Waffle House
N 33.35365, W 84.12311

Local Fast Food: Many choices 1 mile NW on Bill Gardner Pkwy at I-75, N 33.35368, W 84.12190

Local Pub and grub: The French Market and Tavern, $$$ N 33.34721, W 84.10994 across the street from the

Ice Cream: Dairy Queen, 4669 Bill Gardner Pkwy, N 33.35255, W 84.12737

Lodging: Comfort Suites, Bill Gardner Pkwy, N 33.35222, W 84.12698; and Super 8, just west on  Bill Gardner Pkwy
Google images of the Locust Grove Railfan Park
.   Locust Grove   
Trip Advisor, Locust Grove   
TRAINS Magazine, Locust Grove   
.              NS Railfanning in Locust Grove, GA