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Press Release: Santa Cruz Trains Book Now Available!

History Buffs Eager for New Santa Cruz Trains Book March 12, 2015 Santa Cruz, CA The wait is over for Santa Cruz history fans: local historian Derek R. Whaley’s Santa Cruz Trains: Railroads of the Santa Cruz Mountains has just been published as a soft-bound book through CreateSpace. The extensive 330-page book commemorates the 75th anniversary of the last train over the Santa Cruz Mountains and spans almost the entirety of Santa Cruz and Los… Read More »Press Release: Santa Cruz Trains Book Now Available!

Publication & Distribution

Okay, a lot of people have been asking me of late regarding my publication plans and this is where I tell everyone the not-so-great news: I’m going digital for the first edition. This was not how I originally intended to distribute Santa Cruz Trains, but after a lot of thought and a look at my current financial situation, it’s what makes the most sense. There is an additional reason, though. When I first set out… Read More »Publication & Distribution

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