Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sterling’s role in early 20th-century surveying

Before the widespread use of global navigation systems, accurate surveying was carried out through the systems of traverse, triangulation, and trilateration. The United States Geological Survey regularly published its methodology in the form of the Results of Triangulation and Primary Traverse.  Printed in … Continue reading

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917 Church Road Sale pending

The circa 1900 farmhouse on West Church Road was put up for sale this summer and was recently withdrawn pending an offer. Let’s hope whoever bought it keeps the original structure standing, one of the oldest extant buildings in Sterling. … Continue reading

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