Proposed are historic vinyettes of the Tifton Depot during the early days of Tifton’s development. “Delivering Lumber to the Depot, 1870-1890’s” is a simulation of mules hauling a loaded 8-wheel log cart. The streetscape effects include wall murals, artifact/replicas of a log cart, and dimensional collages creating scenes and photo opps.
Shop Windows “Stories”
The mural is arranged in general chronological order from left to right, beginning with construction of Laura Spelman Hall in 1880 through to current times. The mural consists of three layers. The background depicts a timeline of uses and changes to Laura Spelman Hall. Next layer depicts changing campus life along with political and social justice national movements. The top layer is devoted to women social justice advocates. The women featured are Spelman College Alumnae and Presidents, Scholar Activists, American Advocates, and International Advocates.
Historic Depot Museum Exhibits
Museum Floor Plan Concept includes a series of themed stations covering different time periods and events of the Depot’s history. Depot exhibits include a “The Train of Thought” rail car for live children’s programs, “Train Arts” display, and “Dispatchers Office” interactive full-scale replica.