Sunday, November 21, 2010

Nationwide TIGER Map

Update: You should of course still read this post because it is is awesome but there is a new post with an updated version of the map here.

I presented most of this material this weekend at WhereCamp5280 and promised to put this online soon. I have a few more details and maybe some raw data that I will put in another post after I get back home after Thanksgiving but for now I'll throw up what I have.

Well after some sweat, blood and tears (mostly on the part of my hard drives) I was eventually successful in extracting the data I needed to make a map of the entire US! If you just want the map feel free to skip down but I am going to document my trials and tribulations a little.

First, some things that did not work: