By now, hopefully you have heard that we are not using Google My Maps to host our Abandoned & Out-of-Service Railroad Lines Map anymore, but rather hosting it on our own website. The old Google Map has been inaccessible for several weeks now, but I've been so busy working on the migration that I haven't really had a chance to blog or discuss the new map in as much detail as I've liked. I still have a bit much to do on making sure the descriptive data matches what was on the Google Map, including contributor information, so if you submitted a line to us, rest assured, your credit will be added to the new map soon enough! The new map also allows users to change the basemap, the default basemap is now OpenStreetMap, but that can be changed by clicking the box in the lower left hand corner of the map. Now you can select multiple views for the data, including satellite and topo views! My personal favorite is the USA Topo Maps! Why the change? Well, given the incredible am
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