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History Related Links

Historical: California Road History

DLK's Logo David Kriske's California Freeway Signs Page. Some interesting pages that trace the evolution of freeway highway signage in California.
Caltrans Logo Caltrans Transportation Library Digital Collections.The California Department of Transportation Library digital collections provides curated groups of photographs and other materials dating from the early 20th century to the present. For additional information, please contact the Transportation Library at or 916-654-4601.
 [LA History] Los Angeles History Gallery. A gallery of photos and maps from the early and not so early days of Los Angeles. This includes a 1946 Thomas Brothers Map.
[Pacific Bus Museum] Pacific Bus Museum. The Pacific Bus Museum is an active organization of "bus enthusiasts" based in Northern California who are dedicated to honoring the history of bus transportation. Their collection of buses, bus artifacts and memorabilia strives to preserve a unique part of history for present and future generations.
[PE Subway] Harry Marnel's CALIFORNIA TROLLEYS

SCV ResourcesSanta Clarita History Page Michael Ballard's Historical Highways of Central and Southern California This page includes local history and information on US99. It also has online maps of California from 1939, 1960, and 1965 and Virtual Tours of US 99 and US 6.

Las Vegas History

Las Vegas
Death Watch
Las Vegas Casino Death Watch. This page keeps track of the hotel/casinos that its author feels are most likely to close their doors in the near future.
[LV History] Las Vegas Strip History. The most detailed history on the web of the hotels on the Vegas Strip. Note that this page requires Internet Explorer.

General Highway History

American Roads Steve Varner's American Roads. The American Roads web site features information and resources related to finding and traveling America's scenic and historic old highways. Travel down the Lincoln Highway, the National Old Trails Road, or the Old Spanish Trail. Find old, forgotten alignments of US 60 or 80. Get off the freeways and see the real America!
Creating Interstates Logo Richard Weingroff: Creating the Interstate System.
SCA Picture Society for Commerical Archeology. Established in 1977, the SCA is the oldest national organization devoted to the buildings, artifacts, structures, signs, and symbols of the 20th-century commercial landscape.

Historical: California Rail Transit History and Museums

CSRR Logo California State Railroad Museum (Sacramento, CA)
CTRC Logo California Trolley and Railroad Corporation (San Jose, CA)
EHRA Logo Electric Railway Historical Association of Southern California
FRSS Logo Portola RR Museum (Portola, CA)
FMRR Logo Fillmore & Western Railway Company (Fillmore, CA)
GGRM Logo Golden Gate Railroad Museum (San Francisco, CA)

Transcontinental Railroad History of the Transcontinental Railroad. A nice summary history of the transcontinental railroad.
Winetrain Picture Napa Valley Wine Train
[Niles Canyon Railroad] Niles Canyon Railroad. (Sunol, CA)
OERM Logo Southern California Railway Museum (Perris, CA). Previously known as the Orange Empire Railway Museum.
Poway Railway Logo Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers
SDRMS Logo Pacific Southwest Railroad Museum Association (San Diego, CA)
SCRVHS Logo Santa Clara River Valley Railroad Historical Society (Fillmore, CA)
Sierra Logo Sierra Railway/Railroad and Railtown State Park (Jamestown, CA)
SCSRA Logo Southern California Scenic Railway Association
Travel Town Logo Travel Town

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* Site up as of last visit. [Road Closed] Link Down or Disappeared. If you know to where this link has moved, please send me email. If I haven't heard anything, it may be removed at the next round of updates. Often, these are kept on the list in anticipation of their returning. The original URL is retained as an HTML comment.
[Under Construction] Site is up, but is undergoing extensive renovation. If you are aware of renovation being completed on this site, please let me know. [Rough Road: Site May Be Down] Site may be down. The name was there, but the site was non-responsive at the last check. If you have further status on this site, please let me know.
[Lane Ends] Site is up, but is going away. The site is up, but is likely to disappear at any time. [Dead End] No Longer Maintained. This site is still up, but is no longer being maintained.

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