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

  • Singers & Songwriters Showcase Series

    Singers & Songwriters Showcase Series

    02/07/2017 - 04/04/2017

    The Conyers-Rockdale Council for the Arts invite local artists to our 83-seat black box theatre on the 1st Tuesday of each month for a night of music, drinks, and friends. General admission is $6 and the price for admission and registration for performing artists is $5. Beer, wine, soda, and snacks will be available. The Paula Vaughn Black Box Theater is located in historic downtown Conyers - Olde Town Conyers with many restaurants open in the district.

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  • New Depot Players present

    New Depot Players present "Rumors"

    03/30/2017 - 04/02/2017

    At a large, tastefully appointed Sneden's Landing townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce. Gathering for their tenth wedding anniversary, the host lies bleeding in the other room and his wife is nowhere in sight. His lawyer, Ken and wife Chris must get "the story" straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusions and mis-communications mount, the evening spins off into clas... read more

  • 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

    Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series

    06/10/2017 - 06/10/2017

    Enjoy a free outdoor movie at the Olde Town Pavilion. The movie will be shown on a large, 21-foot screen. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie begins at sunset. Bring lawn chairs, and blankets. For more information, contact (770) 602-2606, email sandy.fowler@conyersga.com, or visit our website.

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  • Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series

    Olde Town Summer Movie Film Series

    07/15/2017 - 07/15/2017

    Enjoy a free outdoor movie at the Olde Town Pavilion. The movie will be shown on a large, 21-foot screen. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie begins at sunset. For more information, contact (770) 602-2606 or email sandy.fowler@conyersga.com.

    No pets please! Food concessions will be available. Presented by Olde Town Conyers.

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  • 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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