Episode 8: The History of Santa Barbara’s Railroads and the Great Goleta Train Robbery | Madeline Josa

This episode discusses the long and fascinating history of the railroads in Santa Barbara and their connection to Gilded Age and industrialization in the United States. We will also go into detail about a rumored train robbery in Goleta as part of this history so get ready to hear some exciting stories!

Today’s host, Madeline Josa, is a pursuing a BA in History and a BFA in Dance at UCSB. She specializes in fashion history and its connection to gender roles throughout the early modern period. Madeline enjoys reading in her spare time and drinks an inordinate amount of coffee.