Huell manages to pack quite a lot into this 30-minute episode of California’s Gold from 2007. I especially enjoyed his visit to the Foresthill Bridge, not too far down the road from where I live. The nonexistent Auburn Dam is still a hot topic of debate, even decades after construction was stopped. Around the time that this episode first aired, […]
I previously shared these images back in January 2018. The slides are all stamped May 1971, and as I mentioned in my earlier post it still fascinates me how much Sacramento’s airport has grown and changed over the past few decades. This must have been one of my first visits to the fairly new Sacramento Metropolitan Airport (as it was […]
Even though I’ve passed through both Bodega and Bodega Bay many times, Huell’s visit to these two small Sonoma County towns in 2002 highlights the people who live and work there and who make the communities something special. Join Huell as he travels to the village of Bodega Bay, located just 68 miles north of San Francisco. The sights are […]
Spring/Summer 1962 — My last few slides from the 1960s cover our family trip to the northern coast of California, specifically Patrick’s Point State Park. Even though I can’t really remember the details of this visit, I do have a warmly nostalgic feeling about Patrick’s Point and a burning desire to revisit and hike the same trails. I originally posted […]
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park is definitely on my wish list of places to visit in the next few years, and Fern Canyon is a fairly small but uniquely beautiful feature of the park. In this 2003 episode of Golden Parks I was intrigued to learn that portions of the second Jurassic Park movie were filmed in this location. Prairie […]
During the busiest years of the California Gold Rush the town of Coloma boasted more than 70 structures — but these days only a handful of buildings remain standing along Highway 49/Main Street in the Marshall Gold Discovery State Park.