Cantrell Crossing

Welcome to my milepost on the Internet. Digital photography and GPS have been coupled with software technologies to share history of Mayberry Township, IL, Southeastern Illinois Railroads, and the USS Daniel Boone.

 Fall Farming

Mayberry Township, Illinois

Admiral McKee asked what was in Hamilton County and my reply was "Corn fields and coal mines". It is also where I was born and the lifelong home of many of my relatives.

 Washington DC View

Flickr Photos

A selection of photographs from my personal collection is available on Flickr.

 Flora B&O Depot

Southeastern Illinois Railroads

What began as a tribute to my grandfather's B & O Railroad career grew into a digital history of the railroads built in southeastern Illinois.


USS Daniel Boone

Located within the depths of the world's oceans, the front lines of freedom are defended by members of the Silent Service.

 Grady Smith Books

Grady Smith Books

Grady Smith is a military historian and great friend.  His literary creations include both fiction and nonfiction in the form of books and plays.   I created his web site using the Materialize Front-end Framework