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IEEE Milestone In Electrical Engineering And Computing
Shakey: The World's First Mobile Intelligent Robot, 1972
Stanford Research Institute's Artificial Intelligence Center developed the world's first mobile intelligent robot, Shakey. It could p…
IEEE Special Citation In
Electrical Engineering And Computing
Computer History Museum, 1979
The Computer History Museum's mission is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the Information Age. The museum houses the …
In Memory of the Fourteen Officers and men
Lost September 3, 1925
Lord, guard and guide the men who fly
through the great spaces in the sky.
Be with them always in the air,
in darkening storms or sunlight f…
Wild Cherry Tree
on property of Benjamin Bubb, used in government survey of 1865 and by early settles to locate their land.
In 1888, at the request of local residents, the Southern Pacific Railroad built a depot at Mountain View Statin at a cost of $4,000. The second floor was used as living quarters for the station agent.
By 1892, ten passenger trains stopped daily …
Site of the original
Mariano Castro Adobe,
built in 1840 on Rancho Pastoría de las Borregas, a Mexican land grant.
A Pioneer FamilyHenry Rengstorff grew up in Germany. Like so many others of his generation, Henry was lured to California by stories of the Gold Rush. He left home at the age of 21, sailed around Cape Horn and arrived in San Francisco in 1850 with…
The Victorian BeautyThe 16 room house that Henry Rengstorff built in 1867 is a fine example of the Bay Area's late Victorian Italianate architecture. The facade of the house is symmetrical, with the central entrance defined by a pillared portico a…