The Alliance Review: A home for the General | Southern Museum
 

The General is perhaps the most famous steam locomotive in U.S. history. It is the subject of books and movies, it was made into an Avon decanter in the 1970s, it was featured on a U.S. Postal Service steam locomotive stamp set in the 1990s, its sounds were recorded for a 7-inch record in 1962, it was made into O gauge and HO electric trains and a large plastic model, and it has its own museum, in Kennesaw, Ga., where a dramatic race began that firmly entrenched the General in the annals of Civil War history.

Click here to read the complete article.

Website Search


Become a Member

When you become a member, you get two great memberships in one!

Learn More

Join Our Mailing List

Subscribe to the Southern Museum's mailing list

Join Now

Book a Field Trip

Reinforce your classroom work with an educational student field trip to the Southern Museum!

Book Now

Tickets

Purchase tickets online here and pick them up at the front desk when you come visit us at the Museum.

Buy Now