History

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 ...

Wool carders well-known around the area

We were pleased to see that several readers knew what last week’s mystery item was and its exact purpose. If you know or can figure out what this week’s mystery item i ...

We don't like stumping readers

We finally stumped Lincoln News Messenger readers. It has been several weeks since no one had the answer to the name or use of last week’s mystery item. Hopefully, this week ...

Another week, another mystery item

OK, several readers had answers to last week’s mystery item from the Lincoln Area Archives Museum. But this week’s mystery item pictured here will probably be unknown ...

What could this item be?

Readers continue to outsmart Out of the Museum as several residents immediately had the answers to last week’s mystery item. If you know what this week’s item pictured ...

Readers haven't been stumped yet

Readers continue to be on a roll. For the third consecutive week, they knew the identity of last week’s mystery item. This week’s mystery item, which docent Lynn Ethen ...

Whatever could this item be?

Readers are on a roll. Several residents knew what last week’s mystery item was and hopefully, they’ll know the purpose of the item pictured here. If you know, please ...

Last week's mystery question was easy for some residents

While last week’s mystery item wasn’t a mystery to some residents, this week’s mystery item might be more of a puzzle.  If you know, please send answers to ...