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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  • 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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  • 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

  • Ice Skating at the Conyers Olde Town Pavilion

    Ice Skating at the Conyers Olde Town Pavilion

    11/14/2015 - 02/21/2016

    Located at the Olde Town pavilion in Conyers nestled next to a beautiful botanical garden setting, we are the only indoor/outdoor REAL ICE SKATING RINK in the southeast!  A separate party area for booking your Birthday or Private Party!  Don't forget about the Ice Days Snack bar,  you don't even have to take your skates off to get a treat!  This season we will be open thru February 21st, 2016! Contact Ice Days Conyers at 706-236-9796.

    SCEDULE EXCEPTIONS: Dates and times vary, so ... read more

  • Summer Concert Series A1A - Official Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show

    Summer Concert Series A1A - Official Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show

    06/25/2016 - 06/25/2016

    A1A is the original and offical Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert starts at 7 p.m. Sponsorship tables range from $200 - $500, and lawn seating is $20. Bring your dinner baskets and coconuts. Enjoy fun activities and raffles! Contact the Conyers-Rockdale Council for the Arts for tickets and reserve your spot - 770-922-3143.

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