Sunday, March 3, 2024

Category: History Stories

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Medford Roop Arnold

by Susan Couso Medford Roop Arnold is one of our Lassen County natives who was well-known and well-liked and well-respected for his entire life. Now,...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Sierra Valley Railroad

by Susan Couso Winding through the hills from Graeagle to Plumas Junction, the Sierra Valley Railroad had a rough beginning and a rough ending. In...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Daniel Stark

by Susan Couso Daniel Rice Stark had been born in Indiana on the third of July in 1830 and grew up in a large family....

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Dangerous Lake Almanor

by Susan Couso The project to build Lake Almanor brought electricity to thousands of people. In the early years of the 20th Century efforts began...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Gladys Spencer

by Susan Couso Gladys Matilda Spencer is another one of those who prove that important people do come from Lassen County. Gladys was born in...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: The Man-Made Eruption of Mt. Lassen

by Susan Couso Around 600,000 years ago, the 11,000-foot-tall ancient volcano named Mt. Tehama pushed its way skyward. It rumbled and spewed and lorded over...