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

  • Singers & Songwriters Showcase Series

    Singers & Songwriters Showcase Series

    04/05/2016 - 12/06/2016

    On the first Tuesday of each month, the Conyers-Rockdale Council for the Arts invite local artists to our 83 seat black box theatre 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.

    Event Dates: April 5, May 3,... read more

  • North Georgia Live Steamers - Train Rides

    North Georgia Live Steamers - Train Rides

    04/23/2016 - 10/15/2016

    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 assists others interested in the construction of scale steam engines, locomotives and railroad eq... read more

  • Summer Concert Series -The Drifters

    Summer Concert Series -The Drifters

    09/10/2016 - 09/10/2016

    The Drifters…one of Rock & Roll's founding vocal groups is once again touring the U.S. under the auspices of their original management team.

    Their songs include such hits as "Up on the Roof," "Under the Boardwalk," "This Magic Moment," "There Goes My Baby," "Dance with Me," "Spanish Harlem," and "Stand by Me." The hits goes on and on.

    From their inception in the early 1950's and up until recently, The Drifters has a symbiotic relationship with Rock & Roll legend George Treadwe... read more