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 →

Upcoming Lecture and Book Signing

I’ve just scheduled a presentation and book signing at the Santee Historical Society for early next year. I’ll be speaking about the history of San Diego’s streetcars from the 1880s to the 1940s. The presentation will include many historic photos, including some from my book but many others as well. This *free* event will take... Continue Reading →

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