New Directions

Hello all! It’s been quite some time since I’ve posted any writing here, but that’s more to do with the state of the world and shifting focus than lack of interest. This page was originally put together to extend my writing on historic rail in San Diego, and to support my book Images of Rail:... Continue Reading →

Western Railway Museum Visit

I had the opportunity to visit the Western Railway Museum this summer, while on a road trip through northern California. WRM is located about midway between Sacramento and Oakland, in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta area. Aside from the main visitor center, the complex includes a heritage rail line, over 50 historic cars, car barns and... Continue Reading →

Booms to Burbs in Old San Diego

Did you know the City of San Diego had a local public rail transportation system as early as 1886? PanGIS occasionally uncovers remnants of this network buried beneath the streets. Using route maps and contemporaneous photographs, GIS Intern Rhiannon Killian created a story map outlining the rail networks and history of early San Diego public... Continue Reading →

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