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My first visit to the Folkston platform was a winner. These quick notes from the photography standpoint : the Platform is on the east side of the tracks, so you'll catch good light on the trains in the morning, but you would need to move...More
We went for Folkston Railwatch 2017 and we saw 46 trains! I film trains for my Youtube channel, RailROL82. We saw the Amtrak Auto Train, Silver Star, Silver Meteor, CSX Coal Trains, Double stack intermodals, BNSF, Auto Rack trains, mixed freight, night trains, and even...More
Platform is show signs of ware and tare. There is a donation can there. Please drop a $10 or at least a$5 bill in. Where else can you watch trains that close for any price?
Restrooms close by are ok. Chairs and picnic are are...More
Recently spent some time at the viewing platform in Folkston from April 10th thru the 12th. I like this little town and the local people seem to be very friendly. On this visit the weather was beautiful. 50's at night and around 80 by day....More
I don't usually go in for trains, but hubs is a huge fan. He was a little disappointed with the frequency of the trains, but there is no end of other train enthusiasts to talk with and compare notes. The platform is covered, which is...More
How many towns do you know that have a platform just for watching trains pass?
The town of Folkston has one and it is very convenient to travelers driving down to Florida. It is just over from highway 301 right beside the double tracks that...More
We didn't expect a whole lot but our two-hour round trip would have been a total waste if we had not had such a great lunch. After an hour we wondered if we were in the wrong place because we had not seen a single...More