The Great Migration

After World War I and into the early 1970s, more than six million African Americans migrated by rail and roadway from the American South to the cities of the North and the West.  Called the Great Migration, this search by black migrants for improved opportunities and relief from the living conditions faced in the American South represents…

Waymarking.com

The website Waymarking.com allows users to post the location and information about whatever they come across that may be of enough interest to share with others. Its 1,083 categories include “Orphaned Bridges,” made up of bridges that no longer serve their original purpose. For a specific example, portions of Bankhead Highway bridges survive as recreational…