Ghost Sites of the Web

Web 1.0 history, forgotten web celebrities, old web sites, commentary, and news by Steve Baldwin. Published erratically since 1996.

September 09, 2008

C&O 4-8-4 614 Gets Underway

C&O 4-8-4 614 Gets Underway
Originally uploaded by brooklynparrot

As Web 1.0 churns its way into history, it's good to keep all of this technology in perspective. Great machines -- the Googles, AOLs and Yahoos of this world -- are human institutions. They cannot survive forever, although we might not want them to. Keep this in mind as you surf the Web today, and consider C&0 614, a magnificent machine crafted in the shops of Lima in the year of 1948, as she rounds a bend with a limited in tow.

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