Major Upgrade on railroad crossing

Those of us renegades who use the hole in the fence to commute between Walgreens and Woodmont, and/ or navigate between the three railtrails noted with pleasure the improvement made by some anonymous angel this week. Two sheets of 3/8″ particle board have been laid laid in on top of the three? very shaky pallets. … Continue reading Major Upgrade on railroad crossing

We’ve seen what the future looks like, and it could have been worse

The architect’s concept of the new building as seen looking down a narrow alley from Phillips Place. The St. John Cantius church will not fall to the wrecking ball, only the priest’s residence will be demolished, and the housing that is going to be squeezed into the long narrow space behind the existing housing will … Continue reading We’ve seen what the future looks like, and it could have been worse

Third in the series of stories about atomic testing in the Pacific…

Hardtack 1 set a frenetic pace for Task Force 7.3. Between April 28 and August 18 of 1958 they conducted 35 tests, or a test about every three days. Everything was on a rush-rush basis, since the Department of Defense had a whole arsenal of new weapons to get tested before the freeze set in. … Continue reading Third in the series of stories about atomic testing in the Pacific…