Marin History

Muir Woods Inn

This establishment also served the “The Crookedest Railroad in the World.”

San Quentin

One of Marin’s oldest institutions. Since 1852, the prison has seen calm and calamity.

Depot Life

Early in the 20th century, this Mill Valley spot hosted both steam and electric-powered trains.


Learn more about how Bolinas got its name.

Be Nice

One of Marin’s most congested intersections has an intriguing history.

A Tunnel's Second Act

Jim Wood takes a look back at the train tunnel in San Rafael, near the Marin County Civic Center