Publications

Caltrans provides different types of documents for internal and public use: public outreach, school curriculum, cultural resources mitigation, and guidance for professionals.

The following documents are available on the SER - Other Guidance Page.

  • Index to California Highways & Public Works Magazine - a useful reference for those researching various aspects of California"s transportation history.
  • Caltrans Guidelines for Identifying and Evaluating Historic Landscapes (1999)
  • Water Conveyance Systems in California, Historic Context Development and Evaluation Procedures (2000)
  • A Historical Context and Archaeological Research Design for Agricultural Properties in California (2007)
  • A Historical Context and Archaeological Research Design for Mining Properties in California (2008)
  • A Historical Context and Archaeological Research Design for Townsite Properties in California (2010)
  • Tract Housing in California, 1945-1973: A Context for National Register Evaluation (2011)
  • A Historical Context and Archaeological Research Design for Work Camp Properties in California (2013)
  • A Historical Context and Methodology for Evaluating Trails, Roads, and Highways in California (2016)