chris graves

Media Life: 1860s rails, films and history mysteries crowd the column

Newcastle’s rail history brain trust Chris Graves will be setting down some historic artifacts from the early Central Pacific days for the public’s perusal on Sunday du ...

Rail history quirks and foibles aired in Auburn

Auburn’s connections to some big moments in history got their due Friday in a dual presentation revolving around building of the Central Pacific Railroad through Placer Count ...

Media Life: Placer’s forest, rail past finds form in book, exhibit

One of the more respected history experts in the Auburn area has just come out with a new book and “Romantic Tahoe” is a labor of love that should be of particular interest in ...