If my faltering memory is correct eagles have been reported along the Navarro River. Whether these three pics are “Mendocino eagles” I am not sure. These pics were found on local Facebook pages. If there is a twitcher out there who can set me to rights I’d appreciate them contacting me.
Who says? Me!!! And the pics below bear me out. We have had a Seasonal display for the last couple of years. When we took it out this year we found that it had become quite tatty. So, Bill Shepherd built a new base. Jim Williams re-wired it. Chuck Whitlock refurbished all the old … Continue reading
We live five odd miles to the north of Fort Bragg on Route 1. Route 1 is an old road and was NOT designed for the traffic that now uses it. If, like me, you need to take Route 1 to get into town (Fort Bragg) it’s dollars to donuts that your going to have … Continue reading
My car wouldn’t start today. Then the radiator boiled over. So I’ve been looking for something different like, maybe, this: Touch of rustoleum and she should be fine!
Where is Branscome? It’s not a good map but I think you can see that it’s close to Westport and Laytonville. According to Wiki, “Branscom b is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County. It’s located 8 miles west-southwest of Laytonville.” I knew there was once a mill but that’s about it. Wiki though has a nice piece of history: … Continue reading
Gualala. If you pronounce the “G” they know you are a visitor. Gualala it seems was not always Gualala but also Walahlee, Walalla and Walhalla. Gualala is the last “stop” at the southern end of the Mendocino Coast Redwood Empire. Gualala is a Pomo name meaning “where the waters flow down.” There was a mill there which … Continue reading
No need for me to repeat what’s under the photo!!! Click on the photo to enlarge.
I am sure that this was done on the railroads along the Mendocino Coast. Alas, I have yet to come across a picture of the loading taking place. Marc Reusser’s “Steam in the Woods” Facebook page had a photo which showed me how it was done: Marc was kind enough to add explanatory text to the … Continue reading