The Gregarious Railfan
Ringgold, GA 30736 (population, 3,668)                            Mini Guide           

GPS:  N 34.91514, W 85.10719          Google map   

Scanner:  CSX road 161.520 [94], disp. 161.370 [84]   

Railroad:  CSX Atlanta Div, W and A sub, main  

FRA Info:   Crossing Inventory Report for CSX, Nashville St,   PDF  

Description:  The town of Ringgold GA is a 21 mile drive north from Dalton, GA. Ringgold has built a train watching
park complete with a elevated covered platform, benches, lighting and a scanner feed to listen into the railroad action.
The viewing platform and park is located on the east side of the single track; and train station, now repurposed as The
Ringgold Playhouse.  The station still provides a scenic backdrop for train photos.   

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 20

Gregariousness quotient:  Low to Medium   

Breakfast:   Waffle House,  Sr 151 Rte 9,  N 34.91259, W 85.12439

Fast Food: many located on Old Alabama Rd near I-75  N 34.91187, W 85.12542

Ice Cream:  
Legendairy Ice Cream & Coffee, 260 Lafayette St  N 34.91196, W 85.12038

Local Restaurant:  Richard's Restaurant, 906 Lafayette St, N 34.91516, W 85.11042  

Pub & Grub:  About ZERO opportunities in Ringgold, although Liquor laws loosened in 2014, Ringgold has been slow
to accept them.  

Lodging:  Super 8 Ringgold, 5400 Alabama Hwy N 34.91291, W 85.12511  

TRAINS Hot Spot Article:   July 2016       

Catoosa County Area Chamber of Commerce website - Ringgold, GA   

.              Railfanning Ringgold, GA. February 17-18, 2011    
Disclaimer: I have not been to this location. Info is from TRAINS Magazine and the internet.  I would welcome
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