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Paperback, Marti Leicester, David Nopel, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9780738576435
This book offers readers an opportunity to ride the historic Humboldt Wagon Road from Chico to Susanville through images that have been collected since the 1860s. Many never-before-published photographs and oral histories tell a story of people who established what has been called this "small...
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Paperback, Susan J.P. O'Hara, Dave Stockton, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9780738595139
The Eel River in Northern California is the third largest river in the state. Along its banks stand the largest remaining redwood groves in the world. They are preserved within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. Created in 1921 with the purchase of Bolling Grove near Myers Flat by the Save the...
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Paperback, Fortuna Depot Museum, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9780738575223
Nestled along the Eel River in Northern California's Humboldt County, Fortuna has changed and grown according to economic and historical forces. Harvesting, milling, and shipping of redwood lumber provided the economic mainstay for nearly 100 years. The fertile Eel River Valley became known for...
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Eureka
ARC067
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Paperback, Scott H. Brown, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9780738596761
Tucked away behind the "redwood curtain" on the northwestern coast of California lies the historic city of Eureka. The location of the city directly alongside Humboldt Bay combined with the abundance of redwood attracted miners, loggers, and fishermen, and the city grew and prospered quickly....
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Paperback, Clarke Historical Museum, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9780738518725
The cry amongst the redwoods-Eureka!-was the shout heard from early pioneers in 1850 as they came to settle in Humboldt County. Discovery of gold permanently changed the area's history, and eventually lead to the extraction of Humboldt's other natural resource: the "red gold" of its forests. ....
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Trinidad
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Paperback, Dione F. Armand, Foreword by Ned Simmons, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9780738571614
When Spanish explorers turned their ships north in the summer of 1775, they were searching for new territory for the Spanish crown. Nearly 300 miles north of San Francisco, they found safe harbor in a small but beautiful bay they called Trinidad. . The Spaniards erected a large cross on Trinidad...
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Paperback, Tammy Durston, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9781467100137
The Sonoma Mendocino coastline, famous for jagged cliffs, timber-filled ridges, and pounding surf, has been home to many people from varying histories and backgrounds. Pomo tribes, renowned for basketmaking, who were the first settlers and descendants, still live in the area. From early pioneers...
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Paperback, Susan J. P. O'Hara, Alex Service, the Fortuna Depot Museum, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9781467130622
The year 2014 marks the centennial of the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP), celebrated by driving a “golden spike” at Cain Rock in October 1914. This achievement was the culmination of a massive, six-year engineering effort to connect rail lines ending at Willits...
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Paperback, Greg Rumney, Dave Stockton Jr., 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9781467130882
The 1964 flood in the Eel and Klamath Rivers drainages represents an extreme weather event. Both the Northern California and Southern OR coasts are host to many floods, but the 1964 flood stands out as a representation of the "perfect storm." Three events occurred that led to the flood. First, a...
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Paperback, Merita S. Whatley, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9780738599663
The low rumbles of the fog signal and flashing beam of light from the powerful lens have guided mariners away from the perilous waters surrounding Point Arena Lighthouse since 1870. After the great earthquake in 1906 and the rebuilding of the tower in 1908, Point Arenas navigational aids...
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Paperback, Michael P. Rich, 128 pages, 6.5 x 95, 9781467132428
The San Diego Harbor Police Department has proudly provided more than 50 years of law enforcement. From its humble beginnings as a small security force formed after World War II to protect San Diego imports to the modern and sophisticated police force it is today, the San Diego Harbor Police...
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Paperback, The Del Norte County Historical Society, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9780738530758
The rugged coastline and wild rivers of Del Norte County were once home to the Yurok and Tolowa Indians, who built their dwellings with planks cut from virgin redwood. The Klamath River was an early supply route to the gold mines, but its treacherous waters were soon abandoned in favor of the...
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Paperback, GUY TOWERS, 128 pages, 6.5 x 0.3 x 9, 9781467133173
Situated at the end of a reef six miles offshore of Crescent City, California, stands St. George Reef Lighthouse. Constructed after the wreck of the coastal steamer Brother Jonathan in 1865, the beacon warned mariners of the dreaded Dragon Rocks of St. George Reef for nearly a century. This book...
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Scotia and Rio Dell
ARC126
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Paperback, James R. Garrison, 128 pages, 6.5 x 0.3 x 9, 9781467133166
On the banks of the Eel River, amongst Northern Californias towering redwood forests, lie the towns of Scotia and Rio Dell. Their histories inseparably intertwined, these two towns formed a larger community supporting the needs of local settlers and industry. Scotia, constructed by the Pacific...
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Paperback, Bernita Tickner & Gail Fiorini-Jenner, 128 pages, 6 x 9, 9780738530963
The State of Jefferson was born in the hearts of pioneers who crossed craggy peaks and treacherous canyons to settle near northern California border. Isolated and feeling neglected by both state governments, they tried to create a new state as early as 1852. The persistent State of Jefferson...
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Paperback, Andy Mark, 176 pages, 6 x 9, 9781467145268
Before the completion of the transcontinental railroad, there was the Chico and Humboldt Wagon Road, meant to connect California with the burgeoning mining industries of Nevada and Idaho. The ambitious plan to make Chico a major Northern California transportation hub was spearheaded by John...
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Note Cards, Tom Killion, 12 pages, 6 x 8, 9781597144889
Heyday is proud to present two new note card sets that honor the Northern California coast and wooded mountains of Marin County near Tom Killion’s studio. Both boxes contain twelve white envelopes and twelve blank cards printed on fine white stock (3 each of 4 designs). Northern California...
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Paperback, Matt Ritter, 216 pages, 6 x 9, 9781597145602
Now expanded and updated: Californians’ favorite reference book to trees in our everyday lives “Anyone who is curious about trees is sure to find education and inspiration in these pages.”—David Allen Sibley, author of  The Sibley Guide to Trees  and  The Sibley Guide to Birds For more...
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Cards, Tom Killion, 12 pages, 6 x 7, 9781597145923
New from renowned printmaker Tom Killion With this stunning note card set, celebrated woodblock printmaker Tom Killion presents a series of his artworks that delight in the enchantment and majesty of California’s forests. Printed on fine white stock, these faithful reproductions of...
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Eerie California
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Paperback, Mike Marinacci, 200 pages, 7.8 x 0.5 x 7.8 inches, 9781579512514
Eerie California  tells the story of the Golden State’s strange and spooky sites. Describes over 100 locations in Northern, Central, and Southern California including these bizarre attractions: • Haunted houses, hotels, highways, and parks • Lairs of “Bigfoot” and other elusive creatures...
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paperback, Mark Drenth, 380 pages, 10.7x8.5, 9781880760703
Silver Medal Winner of the 2018 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards, Best Activity Book. 380 pages - ALL THINGS CALIFORNIA! HISTORY, CALIFORNIA CULTURE, FOOD, ANIMALS, INSECTS, NATIONAL FORESTS, PLACES, ACTIVITIES AND STICKER FUN!! 380 pages with 253 colorful stickers. Each attractively illustrated...
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California Missions
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Hardcover, Londie Del Padelsky, 152 pages, 9.7 x 9.9 x 0.7, 9781931153881
Londie Padelsky's gorgeous images of the California missions take the reader on a tour of these beautiful and historical structures. It is no wonder the missions draw so many visitors each year. Each one played an important role in the settling of the West and of California. Padelsky's vivid...
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Paperback, Preston Dennett, 168 pages, 0.5 x 8.5 x 11.2, 9780764324017
This comprehensive guidebook takes you to over 200 sites where the supernatural, paranormal and unknown are most likely to encountered in California. You will find: --the top 5 California UFO hotspots --Bigfoot encounters --lake monsters and coastal sea serpents --rare chupacabra and other...
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7 x 5
Laser-cut stainless steel. Designed to be bent and it becomes a desktop stand-up display
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