Historic Heartland / Conyers

The Milstead 104 "Dinky" Steam Locomotive

Main, Center, Commercial & Railroad Streets
Conyers, GA 30012

770-602-2606 | 800-266-9377
  • #104 - The "Dinky"

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  • Historic Train Depot in Olde Town Conyers

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  • Cherry Blossoms along the railroad and Dinky site

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  • #104 - The "Dinky"

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  • The Milstead 104 "Dinky" Steam Locomotive

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  • Historic Train Depot in Olde Town Conyers

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The Dinky is a 1905 Rogers steam locomotive that hauled cotton bales from the main line to the textile mill on the Yellow River. It is permanently located across the tracks from the Conyers Depot. The locomotive once ran rail service between Conyers to the neighboring mill town of Milstead along 3.5 miles of rail. The engine is one of three left in the world.

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

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking off Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Open Year 'Round

    Near Interstate Highway

    20

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • North Georgia Live Steamers - Train Rides

    North Georgia Live Steamers - Train Rides

    04/15/2017 - 10/21/2017

    Come enjoy riding a miniature railroad. Trains will begin operation at 1 p.m. Rides will conclude with the last train at 4:30 p.m. The cost to ride a train is $2 per person. Run days may be canceled for inclement weather. Please check the website for last minute changes.

    The North Georgia Live Steamers (NGLS) is an incorporated non-profit miniature outdoor railroad club that encourages and a... read more

  • Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series II

    Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series II

    06/10/2017 - 06/10/2017

    Come out with the entire family and enjoy this free event sponsored by the city of Conyers, Ga. Bring your chairs, picnic blanket, dinner, snacks and friends. There will be activities for the children prior to the movie starting. Concessions will be available. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie - "Moana" begins at sunset.

    For more information, contact (770) 602-2606, email sandy.fowler@conyersga.com, or visit our read more

  • Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series III

    Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series III

    07/15/2017 - 07/15/2017

    Come out with the entire family and enjoy this free event sponsored by the city of Conyers, Ga. Bring your chairs, picnic blanket, dinner, snacks and friends. There will be activities for the children prior to the movie starting. Concessions will be available. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie - "Finding Dory" begins at sunset.

    For more information, contact (770) 602-2606, email sandy.fowler@conyersga.com, or visi... read more

  • Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series IV

    Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series IV

    08/19/2017 - 08/19/2017

    Come out with the entire family and enjoy this free event sponsored by the city of Conyers, Ga. Bring your chairs, picnic blanket, dinner, snacks and friends. Activities for the children prior to the movie starting. Concessions will be available. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie - "The Lego Batman Movie" begins at sunset. For more information, contact (770) 602-2606, email sandy.fowler@conyersga.com, or visit our website. N... read more

  • 37th Annual Olde Town Fall Festival

    37th Annual Olde Town Fall Festival

    10/21/2017 - 10/21/2017

    Celebrate the 37th Annual Olde Town Fall Festival - Conyers' longest running festival. This event features a variety of vendors and attractions, food, music, arts & crafts, and activities for the children. A children's and pet costume contest will be held at 12 p.m. at the Depot stage. Admission & parking is free! Come to Olde Town Conyers and celebrate autumn between 10 a.m and 5 p.m. on October 21, 2017.

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