Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge

Noon Hour Update: Sinkhole in Downtown Auburn; stabbing update; teen summer jobs and the 1960 winter Olympics

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Sunday edition ...

Artists sought to highlight historic Auburn bridge

The Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge will be 100 years old this March, and the Auburn Arts Commission is looking for local painters, sketchers and photographers to help celebrate ...

Paint party: Community turns out to help with Auburn mural

Volunteers came out in droves Saturday to pick up paint and brushes and make their mark on a piece of Auburn history. Their canvas was the wall on the side of Rico’s Barber S ...

2012 will see some happy (and not so happy) anniversaries

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, ...

Historical foundation works to preserve the past

When an ambitious plan to produce a DVD on the history of the Western States Trail needed seed money, the Placer County Historical Foundation was there to help. In the 1970s, when ...

Swallows welcome to join good life on the river

Fret no more swallow lovers and fear not that odious, acidic plop on your copper dome dear Placer Courthouse lovers. The mighty cliff swallow lives on and is welcomed with open  ...

Spanning history

The Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge once connected Auburn with the vast resources of the American River Canyon. In modern times the structure spanning the American River serves a ...