Eureka and Humboldt County: California (Images of America) - download pdf or read online

By Clarke Historical Museum

The cry among the redwoods-Eureka!-was the shout heard from early pioneers in 1850 as they got here to settle in Humboldt County. Discovery of gold completely replaced the area's heritage, and finally result in the extraction of Humboldt's different typical source: the "red gold" of its forests. Captured right here in over 2 hundred classic images is the pictorial historical past of this bountiful county and its residents.

As the gold fever pale within the overdue 1800s, Humboldt County's basic resource of turned the lumbering of its immense redwoods. Pictured listed below are the lads and machines that felled, transported, and milled the lumber, in addition to photos of the stylish Victorian mansions of the industry's lumber barons, resembling William Carson. Weaving the historical past of Humboldt County jointly are the tales of its earliest citizens, together with the local American tribes, fevered Gold Rushers, the early chinese language group, railroad employees, shipyard sailors, and industrious farming households, all of whom created the basis it thrives on today.

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