History

Who knew that everyone would know?

  We hit a key with last week’s mystery item. Readers immediately knew the answer to what the item was and its history.   Hopefully, this week will be the same. ...

The men are right

Two to two. It’s now a tie. Last week, two women knew what the mystery item was from the previous week. This week, two men knew the identity of last week’s mystery ite ...

The women are right

Lincoln women knew the purpose of last week’s mystery item. Hopefully, some men will respond with what this week’s mystery item is by next Tuesday. Answers will appear ...

Notice the drawings on the mystery item

This week, we take a break from kitchen items. Notice the designs on the glass. If you know what this week’s mystery item is and what it was used for or if you ever used ...

What is this three-legged item?

We were sorry to stump readers this week. It doesn’t happen often, but when we do stump you, we don’t like it. Since Studebaker has a local connection, we were surprise ...

Exercise good throughout the ages and at any age

Studebaker is a household name and there is a local connection to it. Do you know where Studebaker originated and why? If you don’t know, you’re in for a surprise. Pl ...

Yikes, we stumped readers

It’s really lonely here this week at Out of the Museum. That’s because nobody responded with what last week’s mystery item was used for at the kitchen or dining ...

Delano Quarry in Rocklin

Pictured is a historical image of the Delano Quarry in Placer County, circa 1890’s.

Continuing with the kitchen theme this week

Although reader response was lighter than expected for last week’s mystery item, we’re keeping with the food theme in hopes of stirring more responses from readers. Ac ...

Heritage Trail Museums Tour offers summer of free museums in Placer County

Museums throughout Placer County will offer free admission on select Saturdays all summer as the Heritage Trail Museums Tour returns for its 11th year. A total of 22 museums will ...

Plenty of curly-hair fans in Lincoln

Readers came through this week big time in identifying last week’s mystery items, as the answers below show. We hope readers will know the purpose of this week’s myste ...

Hopefully readers won’t be stumped next week

This week was the first time in several weeks that no one had the answer to what the mystery man was holding. Hopefully, readers know what this week’s mystery item pictured ...

Don’t forget Lincoln has an airport

This week’s mystery item has two questions. Who is the beloved man in the photo and what is he holding? Here’s a not-very-helpful hint: longtime Lincoln residents will ...

Remembering our POW/MIA service men and women

Response was great, regarding last week’s mystery item. Hopefully, residents will know what this week’s mystery item is and respond with answers to carolf@goldcountrym ...

Communication by barbed wire

If you have an idea what this week’s mystery item pictured above is, please let us know at carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. For more hints, visit the Lincoln Area Archives Museu ...