Saturday, June 14, 2008

Online topographic maps

From: "Chubb Chris"

I saw your map resources ... page.

I noticed that you have a link to Topozone. is now part of and you now have to pay to use it.

Many sites are now changing to Acme Mapper for free topo overlays [contour maps].

—Chris Chubb

Folsom Prison Locomotives

From: "Charlie Hopkins"

I am looking for information on the locomotives that at one were used in the prison to spot rail cars. Found one photo of ex. CP - SPCo. 4-6-0 Folsom Prison No. 1, an old SP oil burner, with lettering on cab and big 1 on the tender ... would very much like to know history of this Prison rail operation. ...