Taking history: Keeping the future on track while preserving the past

(Source: Railway Age, September 13, 2021)

NEW YORK — “The challenge of history is to recover the past and introduce it to the present,” remarked historian David Thelen. He’s right. But that challenge ramps up by an order of magnitude when history presents itself in the middle of a multifaceted, essential, constant-operation infrastructure project that must follow all cultural resources mitigation measures as defined by the California Environmental Quality Act.

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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