Gary Day

Clover Valley Bridge was built in English style

Clover Valley Bridge spans Clover Valley Creek in Clover Valley Park. It is the largest of the 12 granite bridges on the road that connected Joel Parker Whitney’s Spring Vall ...

Rocklin spring provided drinking water

Huff’s Spring is at the north end of Johnson Springview Park, 200 yards east of the Spring View Middle School soccer field. You can gain access from Fifth Street via the foot ...

Our View: Impromptu quarry tour from the experts

What happens if you stop by the museum on a rainy day to talk history with Gary Day? Well, in my case, you just might end up tramping through wet grass with Gary and Roy Ruhkala, g ...

Rocks, Rails and Ranches: Early newspaper article lauded Spring Valley Ranch

Western Rocklin covers the southern 12,000 acres of the Spring Valley Ranch of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Boston businessman George Whitney started the ranch in 1856 a ...

Did You Know?

In 1862, during the Civil War, the United States Congress authorized Federal incentives for construction of a rail line to connect eastern population centers with California. In ...