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In 1991, Laurie C. Van De Werfhorst, along with other students in Field Methods in Archaeology Class of De Anza ... [Read more]

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Railroads and streetcars: Like so many isolated communities of the west, the City of Santa Cruz owes much of its early economic development, both industrial and tourist oriented, to the coming of the railroads. In 1870, no rail lines serviced Santa Cruz County. Within the next ten years, however, ..." [More]

Excerpted from Transportation: Railroads and Streetcars by Susan Lehmann