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Site Summary Boxes

One of the features that will be implemented on virtually every page of my book will be Site Summary Boxes. These helpful little boxes will span the foot of the page just beneath the citations and will help inform readers of the specifics of a location in a quick glance. Unlike the contents within the page, these will be uncited under the expectation that the information has already been cited within the article or in… Read More »Site Summary Boxes

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Public Announcement

Since 2010, I have been researching the historic railroad lines of Santa Cruz County. It should come as no surprise to anybody that the intent of this research all along has been to write a book. In fact, I hope that someday two books may come out of this research. For the time being, however, only one book is planned: Santa Cruz Trains: Railroads of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Derek Whaley in front of the… Read More »Public Announcement

General Outline

Welcome to the Santa Cruz Trains update blog. On this site I will be posting updates, requests, problems, and other information regarding the writing of my book: Santa Cruz Trains—Railroads of the Santa Cruz Mountains. First, let’s get a few questions about formatting out of the way. This book is dealing with a number of different topics. Railroad fans will be sad to see that the trains themselves will barely make an appearance. Indeed, I… Read More »General Outline