Visit this website and navigate to the Black Diamond Mines link to learn more about the old mines as they were and or visit the old Somersville mines location in Antioch and tour a historic mine shaft and surrounding park.
Southport Land Company owned the right of way for the Black Diamond Coal Company trains that transported coal from Nortonville to the coaling station at the waterfront Black Diamond Landing. Visit their website and click on the History link to learn more.
To learn more about the history of Contra Costa County and towns within, visit their website and the History Center in Martinez.
To learn more about the restored vintage passenger train cars from the Oakland, Antioch & Eastern Railroad that served the Pittsburg Station on Railroad Ave. and E. 8th St. You can also visit their museum in Solano Co. on Highway 12.
To learn more about the City of Pittsburg