Railfanning.org formally launched 20 years ago today. The story of how it started is quite funny.
Articles by Todd DeFeo
I thought about an exchange with a newspaper editor a few months ago. It’s bothered me, so I wanted to share a few thoughts.
Not every opportunity is right; if every opportunity is right, no opportunity is right. Sometimes we must pass on good opportunities because great ones are waiting to be discovered.
The passing of Queen Elizabeth II is a historic moment.
Marketers often ask whether it’s kosher to repost a contributed byline on a personal or company site. The short answer is it depends on the agreement with the publication.
Some years ago, I covered a murder trial where the suspect defended himself. As a one-off, it might not be overly noteworthy. Then, it happened again; another murder suspect defended himself.
When we look at railroad history, we tend to look at railroads like the Western & Atlantic. But there is a great interurban history in this country.
What’s fascinating about researching railroads is often, there is a distinct lack of facts. It sounds funny. What happened, happened, and it should be undeniable. But history has a funny way of obscuring the past.
Smyrna was once a railroad town. We tend not to think about the railroad unless we are sitting at a grade crossing and a train is passing.
The Georgia Archives June Lunch and Learn virtual Teams presentation, “Cobb County’s Commuter Railroad: The Atlanta Northern Railway” by author Todd DeFeo, is on Friday, June 10, 2022, from noon to 1:00 p.m.