In front of the Shasta County Courthouse Friday, family members of slain Round Mountain man Kenneth Wilson protested his killing by Redding Police. They held picket signs alongside residents in a “Govabuse” protest, who were decrying Shasta County’s justice system.… Continue Reading
Redding’s Carnegie Library was built in 1902 at 1527 Yuba Street, on the west side of the Lorenz Hotel. Philanthropist and business man Andrew Carnegie donated money for libraries to be built throughout the world. Between the years 1889 and… Continue Reading
Plenty of people turned out for the first MarketFest of the season on Thursday in Redding’s Library Park. Here’s a sample of what the afternoon looked like, photographed by Alan Ernesto Phillips. For more on this summer’s free outdoor concerts, including Marketfest,… Continue Reading
The Chamber of Commerce building stood on Yuba Street in Redding, next to the Carnegie Library. The Chamber was organized in 1910 with Dudley Saeltzer as its first president.
Photo courtesy of Shasta Historical Society
The Shasta Historical Society library is open to the public and volunteers are available to assist with research. Hours are 10 a.m. to … Continue Reading
Gold miners, bespattered with tallow, from the Midas Mine at Harrison Gulch, around the turn of the century. Of special interest are the candles and holders carried by the miners, as well as their lunch buckets. Click on the image… Continue Reading
Pit River from its north side looking west toward its bridge and to the trains on the Sacramento Valley and Eastern Railroad, which went from the junction with the Southern Pacific Railroad to Copper City. The Model T Ford is… Continue Reading