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Media Life: Lance Armstrong a Hall of Famer or Shamer?

AUBURN CA - While Nike is jumping off the Lance Armstrong bandwagon and the cycling community has made the seven-time Tour de France winner a pariah after a massive doping report, ...

'Ghost train' haunting historic Placer County bridge

AUBURN CA - It’s an object of awe, fascination and wonder. Drivers were slowing on Highway 49 near the American River confluence to get a closer look. Runners and walkers’ jaws ...

Media Life: ‘Ghost train’ due to materialize on historic bridge

AUBURN CA - Things are going to get eerily historic soon on the Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge. Plans are to use some temporary railroad tracks to position a 30,000-pound, oil- ...

Media Life: Picture day at the Mt. Quarries Bridge ready to roll

Placer County's Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge welcomes back vehicles for two days. CBS 13 news anchor switching Sacramento channels. Auburn's Club Car, State Theater memories s ...

99-year-old locomotive arrives in Auburn for bridge's 100th birthday party

AUBURN CA - The last of a line of locomotives that labored in the American River Canyon as part of the mine bringing limestone out of the Cool quarry, Engine No. 22 arrived in Aubu ...

New mural puts beauty in the eye of the beholder

A mural of the Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge recently painted by local students and the community is drawing mixed reactions. Members of the Auburn Arts Commission said there ...

Media Life: Iconic Auburn-area bridge turns 100

AUBURN CA - Whatever you may want to call it, Placer County loves its Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge. Painted, photographed and just plain admired, the span that some dare to c ...

Happy (and some not so happy) anniversaries in Auburn

Stoic, picturesque and turning a century old, Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge leads the local list of milestone birthdays in 2012. Now a popular site for photographers, hikers, h ...