Samuel Spencer Statue
Its relocation from the Brookwood station to the Norfolk Southern Building in Atlanta was recognized in 2010 with an Atlanta Urban Design Commission award.
Spencer is credited with leading the Southern Railway and the South during a period of unprecedented growth. After his untimely death, 30,000 Southern Railway employees contributed to pay for a bronze statue of him by sculptor Daniel Chester French, which was dedicated in 1910 and stood for many years at Atlanta's Terminal Station. The statue is currently located in front of the Norfolk Southern Corporation building at 1200 Peachtree Street in midtown Atlanta.
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