T.C. Wohlbruck: Prolific Photographer, Donner Museum Proprietor

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During the early 1920s, if you drove past Donner Lake’s east end, chances are you stopped at T.C. Wohlbruck’s canteen service station for a...

Jibboom Street’s Seedy Past

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Marianne Porter’s interview with Dean Schaecher and Christa Finn from The Pour House (see article here) is a reminder of just how far one...

The Rise and Reinvention of the TRPA

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The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency is often viewed as an unchanging, bureaucratic regulatory agency. But as the organization most recently demonstrated in a historic...

The Rocking Stone and the Crystal Palace

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Perhaps no piece of Truckee history spans such a wide range of the past as Truckee’s Rocking Stone — a curiously balanced boulder left...

The History of Boca Brewery

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No history of Tahoe is perhaps more curious than that of Boca, a town of 2,500 near the modern-day Boca Dam that once boasted...

Dick Joseph and the beginnings of Tahoe Forest Hospital

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Dick Joseph was just passing through on a train from Sacramento to Colorado in 1917 when he stepped out of the locomotive at its...

Jerry Garcia at Squaw Valley

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In late August of 1991, thousands of Deadheads peacefully descended upon Squaw Valley to see the Jerry Garcia Band perform under sunny skies, in...

Horseless Gordy takes on Tevis

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A Tevis Cup competitor ditches his steed and starts one of the nation's most famous ultra marathon races.

Images of America: Truckee

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You’ve heard the stories of Truckee’s rugged past. You know about the Chinese railroad workers, Truckee’s ice palace, and the Paiute chief that Truckee...

Before the Banzai

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As the Rahlves’ Banzai Tour makes its way through a tour of four Tahoe ski resorts, it is becoming part of a long tradition of local ski competitions that date back to the days of wooden skis.