Presidential Pathways / Manchester

Manchester Railfan Platform

Broad Street Overpass
Manchester, GA 31816


The Railfan Observation Deck is ideally located behind the Main Street Shops. Its location allows optimal view of trains coming and going to the Manchester Yard. The deck is dedicated to the memory of Tyron Elliot, a local attorney and railfan who spearheaded the annual Railroad Days celebration from its inception until his death in 2010. 

Brochures are available at the Warm Springs Welcome Center, as well as the West Point and Columbus Visitor Information Center.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Facility Amenities

    Maps & Brochures Available, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Open Year 'Round

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages