Roberta, Georgia: Caboose Memorial to "Ribs" Peel

Trainman Clarence "Ribs" Peel stayed with his train when jumping off of it might have saved his life.
Address:
Wright Ave., Roberta, GA
Directions:
Downtown (it's a small town), on the corner of Wright Ave. and E. Agency St. Two blocks east of US Hwy 341 and three blocks south of US Hwy 80.
Admission:
Free
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Caboose Memorial to "Ribs" Peel

Memorial to fallen train workers. Contains a travel car on a set of tracks.

[Tamatha, 05/23/2015]

A small plaque outside a caboose briefly tells the story of trainman Clarence "Ribs" Peel, who stayed with his train even though he knew that another was about to round a curve and crash into it.

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