History

Historic Fiddyment Ranch gets spruced up

On the morning of June 1, the historic Fiddyment Ranch came to life with the hustle and bustle of volunteers getting their hands dirty to spruce up one of Placer County’s mos ...

‘Cinderama’ in Roseville

courtesy of the    Pictured is an early photograph of Roseville’s locomotive 2252. This iconic locomotive is a symbol of the story and of the social and economic ...

A place of preservation faces future concerns

The Maidu Museum and Historical Site at 1960 Johnson Ranch Drive is a local tribute to the native Maidu and Nisenan people who lived here hundreds of years ago.  Guided tours ...

Sierra College to present Vintage Marketplace this Saturday

The Sierra College Patrons, a Sierra College Foundation support group, invites the public to its spring fundraiser, the third annual Vintage Marketplace. Whether your home is a vi ...

Celebrating Rocklin’s heritage

Pictured is a scene from the annual Rocklin Diamond Jubilee taking place in 1968. Today, Rocklin continues to celebrate its heritage. Just two weeks ago, the city’s 125th ...

The historic West House

The West House was built by F. B. Rossi, for a gentleman named George West in 1907. It was a two story building and was a restaurant, bar, boarding house. When West was elected tre ...

Haman’s old Victorian

Built by William Haman in 1909, this home has witnessed the City of Roseville’s birth and continued growth for more than a century. Upon arriving in town, Haman took over dut ...

I love a 1940s parade

This image is from a parade on Vernon Street in the 1940s. Many displays can be viewed from noon 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and the first Saturday of every month at the Carnegie ...

Remembering the Rail Yard

Pictured above is the roundhouse at the Roseville Rail Yard, circa 1940. Right, early day workers preparing to “chill” the refrigerated rail cars before departure. By 1 ...

Retired business man recalls the 1973 Roseville blasts

April 28, 1973: When I left for work early that Saturday morning, I had dollar signs in my eyes. I was headed for my business, the Foster’s Freeze Drive-in next to the Tower ...

The Fiddyment family carriage in 1907

Pictured is the Fiddyment family carriage in 1907.  The carriage was purchased in 1906 for the sum of $56.00. It was used for two years, before the family purchased an automob ...

Roseville’s general mercantile

Roseville’s second, general mercantile store, a two-story frame building was established by J.D. Pratt at the corner of Pacific and Lincoln Streets, circa 1869. The upper flo ...

Roseville’s first library

The Carnegie Museum is housed in Roseville’s first permanent library. The building was constructed in 1912 with brick and terra cotta from Gladding McBean in nearby Lincoln a ...