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Sawdust trails in the Truckee Basin

Wilson, Dick

Sawdust trails in the Truckee Basin

a history of lumbering operations, 1856-1936

by Wilson, Dick

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Published by Nevada County Historical Society in Nevada City, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Truckee River Watershed (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Lumbering -- Truckee River Watershed (Calif. and Nev.) -- History.,
    • Logging -- Truckee River Watershed (Calif. and Nev.) -- History.,
    • Truckee River Watershed (Calif. and Nev.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 84-86) and index.

      StatementDick Wilson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS806.C3 W55 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 90 p. :
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1554400M
      ISBN 100915641046
      LC Control Number91034500
      OCLC/WorldCa24502598

      Chief Truckee fought bravely alongside Col. John C. Fremont in the Mexican War and was the father of Chief Winnemucca. In the Donner Party, consisting of 89 men, women and children followed a branch of the Emigrant trail known as the California Trail to the Truckee area in order to attempt a crossing of Donner Pass. Tahoe Rim Trail. Forest: Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Description: The Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) provides miles of single-track trail that circumnavigates Lake Tahoe, while passing through 2 states, 6 counties, one state park, 3 national forests, and 3 wilderness areas. Forty-nine miles overlap with the Pacific Crest Trail. A network of additional trails connects to the TRT.

      We were able to purchase new book shelves and move the library from our small back room to the main room of the Cabin. Our goal is to make our archives more user friendly. The next step in this endeavor is to have “open” hours. Hopefully by the spring time, we will be ready to announce that the Truckee Donner Historical Society’s Research. Truckee Mountain Bike, E-Bike, Hike, Trail Running, Horse, Dirtbike, Observed Trials, ATV/ORV/OHV, Snowmobile, Snowshoe, Nordic Ski trails, California. trails.

      Emigrant Trail. Distance milesLocated near Donner Lake, the Emigrant Trail is considered one of Truckee’s most popular mountain biking trails. Most riders being at the Donner Party Camp Picnic Area, riding the rolling single-track, out-and-back mile trail until they’re ready to return. John R Signor, Donner Pass Southern Pacific’s Sierra Crossing, (Golden West Books, San Marino, CA, ) pp ) Has information on the Lake Tahoe line as a standard gauge SP branch. Dick Wilson, Sawdust Trails in The Truckee Basin, (Nevada County Historical Society, Nevada City, CA, ) ISBN


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Sawdust Trails in the Truckee Basin: A History of Lumbering Operations, By Dick Wilson. (Nevada City, CA: Nevada County Historical Society, xiv + 90 pp. Illustrations, maps, appendix, bibliography, index.

$, paper.) Enhanced by forty-four photographs and four maps, this book describes lumbering in the Truckee Basin. This mile trail circumnavigates the lake, forming a loop around the Lake Tahoe Basin. The Tahoe Rim Trail is for the ultimate adventurer.

Breathtaking lake views, mountain summits, and pristine wilderness are everywhere. It is arguably one of the most scenic trails in the United States. Ice was usually shipped to San Francisco by train. Since there was a lot of sawdust from the lumber mill, sawdust was used to pack the ice. Today Truckee is a small town located in Nevada County, California.

It has a population of 13, people ( Census), and takes up square miles. The railroad is still in Truckee, but it is owned by. Death stares him in the face.

Then, spent and affrighted, he comes to a trail. And the trail leads to life; it is the way home. There we have the origin of the expression “Hitting the sawdust trail,” used in Mr.

Sunday’s meetings as a term similar to the older stereotyped phrases: “Going forward”; “Seeking the altar.”.Berkeley: Howell-North Books. ISBN (Recently reprinted by University of Nevada) Farrell, Mallory Hope (). Rails Around Lake Tahoe. Berkeley: Signature Press.

Wilson, Dick. ()Sawdust Trails In The Truckee Basin: A History Of Lumbering Operations. Nevada City: Nevada County Historical Society. Reference Material.