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Updates
June 5, 2016 Updated the Shane Johnson interview page with information about recent events in the life of the author of Mr. Scott's Guide to the Enterprise.

August 23, 2014 Fixed some broken links on the Franz Joseph gallery page.

July 13, 2014 Added two new (to Trekplace) photos of Franz Joseph at Miramar NAS, taken in July 1975 by Greg Weir. Check out the photos on the Franz Joseph page.

September 20, 2010 Added William P. "Tallguy" Thomas' "Tallguy's Original Series Enterprise Catalog" article. Special thanks to William P. "Tallguy" Thomas for authoring the article and allowing it to be hosted here!

December 12, 2009 Updated the link to Michael Okuda's web site, and added links to John Eaves' blog and Franz Joseph Designs' MySpace page.

March 13, 2009 Added information about Harvey P. Lynn, Jr., based on emails with his son, Harvey P. Lynn III.

March 12, 2009 Changed the URL of the link to Ottens' web site, and added a link to Doug Drexler's "Drex Files" web site. Has it been nearly a year since the previous update? Wow!

March 16, 2008 Uploaded an interview with Ed Whitefire, conducted by Steven Szulecki.

March 12, 2008 Updated Evolution of Andrew Probert's USS Ambassador.

October 13, 2007 Updated Evolution of Andrew Probert's USS Ambassador.

September 22, 2007 Opened the "Level 1 Diagnostics" section of this site, and added Evolution of Andrew Probert's USS Ambassador.

August 24, 2007 Updated the "Spaceship of the Rings" article.

November 24, 2006 Uploaded a new, exclusive interview with Doug Drexler.

November 22, 2006 Uploaded "Shuttlecraft Galileo Interior Set Photos" and "Urban Myth: Legal Issues Behind the 'The Slaver Weapon'". Updated "Shuttlecraft Galileo: 1991".

January 4, 2006 Added two diagrams to the "Mental Exercise -- Refactoring Warp Factors" article.

January 2, 2006 Reorganized and added to the Links page.

January 1, 2006 Updated the "Re-Engineering Main Engineering" article, describing the changes seen in "The Doomsday Machine." Updated the Where On the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 Is the Engine Room?" article, making a minor textual change.

December 30, 2005 Added two new images to the "Spaceship of the Rings" article. Added a link to the "Forgotten Starships" article, and extended its title to "Forgotten Starships: 'Canon' References to Star Trek Spacecraft Designed by Franz Joseph." Added new links to and reorganized the Links page. Added new quotations from "The Doomsday Machine" to the "Where on the USS Enterprise Is the Engine Room?" article.

December 28, 2005 Updated the "Re-Engineering Main Engineering" article, describing the changes seen in "Space Seed."

September 17, 2005 Wrote and uploaded two new articles: One of them, and the other of them.

June 17, 2005 Uploaded a new, exclusive interview with Andrew Probert.

February 28, 2005 Updated the "Re-Engineering Main Engineering" article based on comments made by Thomas Sasser of Thomas Models.

November 24, 2004 Created a Trekplace "favicon.ico" file.

October 1, 2004 Fixed hyperlinks broken during the web site face lift.

September 29, 2004 After a ridiculously long hiatus, during which the web site was lost in a cyberspatial interphase, Trekplace has returned with a new look. It's about tribblin' time!. Also uploaded a Babylon 5 page to the Franz Joseph gallery.

June 13, 2004 Began writing and uploaded a new article.

April 3, 2004 Revised the article on the class of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 as of the Star Trek features. Also revised the Spaceship of the Rings article.

March 13, 2004 Made a small correction to the article posted March 3, 2004.

March 6, 2004 Revised the article posted March 3, 2004.

March 3, 2004 Wrote and uploaded a new article.

March 2, 2004 Added an original interview with Debbie Mirek.

December 23, 2003 Wrote and uploaded a new article.

November 11, 2003 Eliminated that annoying splash page!

September 16, 2003 Wrote and uploaded a new article.

September 1, 2003 Uploaded the Franz Joseph gallery, with a new section on FJ's contributions to Planet Earth.

August 17, 2003 Uploaded "The Case of Jonathan Doe Starship," an article written by Greg Jein and published by Ruth Berman in April 1975 for T-Negative 27, a Star Trek fanzine. This article is referenced in the Star Trek Encyclopedia.

May 23, 2003 Posted scans of Franz Joseph's Federation Credits, courtesy of David C. Barber.

April 8, 2003 Posted a scanned copy of Franz Joseph's Markings and Painting Guide for Class I Starships, courtesy of Paul Newitt.

February 15, 2003 Wrote and uploaded a new article.

October 22, 2002 Updated the Franz Joseph Gallery's Star Trek: The Motion Picture page.

September 9, 2002 Wrote and uploaded a new article.

July 25, 2002 Added a link to Helen Lake's Stick Trek site.

June 13, 2002 Updated links page.

June 8, 2002 Updated links page. Added Ex Astris Excellentia image, awarded by Bernd Schneider of Ex Astris Scientia.

June 2, 2002 Wrote and uploaded a new article.

April 20, 2002 Updated links page.

March 31, 2002 Wrote and uploaded a new article.

March 30, 2002 Wrote and uploaded a new article.

December 22, 2001 Wrote and uploaded a new article.

December 19, 2001 Uploaded a 1976 interview with Franz Joseph, conducted by Gerry Williams and Penny Durrans. Migrated interviews with Bjo Trimble, Andrew Probert, and Rick Sternbach.

November 11, 2001 Began migrating the Franz Joseph gallery, and added an original interview with Shane Johnson.

October 8, 2001 Wrote and uploaded a new article.

October 7, 2001 Continued migrating Franz Joseph-related content. Wrote and uploaded first article.

September 14, 2001 Continued migrating interview with Karen Dick.

August 30, 2001 Updates page added. Interviews section started. Began migrating interview with Karen Dick.

August 24, 2001 Site first brought online.


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