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Cor de Gavere's early life had the aura of a tragic fairy tale. She was born in Java, where her ... [Read more]

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Part 2

Growth and Expansion:

Once good rail service had been established into and out of Santa Cruz County the resources therein were accessible for the tremendous growth and expansion taking place within the state. There was black powder from the California Powder Works on the San Lorenzo, lime from ..." [More]

Excerpted from 140 Years of Railroading in Santa Cruz County by Rick Hamman