Thursday, December 1, 2022

Category: History Stories

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: The Evolution of the Bizz Johnson Trail

By Susan Couso In the 1890's, the narrow-gauge railway passed through Amadee, near Honey Lake's northeast shore. It was still quite a trip to get...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: The Arnold Mill

By Susan Couso The Arnold Mill, as it has been known for many years, was actually built by Lansing J. Abel, a carpenter from New...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Basque Arborglyphs

By Susan Couso Here in Lassen County, many of the tales of our early emigrants have been told. But much less has been written about...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: The Wreck of the City of San Francisco

By Susan Couso On a hot and dry Saturday night, August 13th, 1939, the $2,000,000 Streamliner, City of San Francisco sped through the Nevada desert...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: The Susanville Airport

By Susan Couso In the 1920's several local civic organizations worked together to try to get an airport for the Susanville area. An Aviation Committee...

From the Files of the Lassen Historical Society: Nicholas Clark

By Susan Couso Nicholas Clark was one of the early settlers in the Honey Lake Valley. He came here with his son, William H. Clark...