News & Events



And God Made a Logger

The first time most of us associated with the museum heard this poem was at the 2015 Snagfallers Ball. Ginny Kafka, President, read it aloud. When she was through, Charlotte Wood, the first baby born in White Pines, said, “S.C. Linebaugh” which really struck a cord with many of us. And God Made a Logger…. By: Jim Petersen, Evergreen Foundation And on the eighth day,...

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2015 Snagfaller’s Ball

Every Fall, we have this lovely event where people can get together, enjoy a no host bar, eat wonderful BBQ food and dance. This year’s event was probably the best attended ever. We even made some money this year. Thanks to all who worked so hard to make the event such a sucess. You can find the poem, And God Made a Logger…. which was...

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2015 Logging Jamboree

Our 20th Annual Logging Jamboree is on Saturday, September 5th, 2015. Instruction and competition for amateurs will begin about 9:00. Competition for pros starts about noon and wraps up about 4:00, Wonderful way to spend the day with great food, drinks, games, tours, and much more. Here are the events and prizes for the competition that day. For a list of Events, prizes, and rules...

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Events, Happenings and some sad Passings

Shay Locomotive Grant Work Complete In late February, 2013, the Shay with its boiler restored, ran a short distance on compressed air, thereby satisfying the requirements of the CalTrans grant. Click here to go to Shay section ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Docent/Friend, Betty Fitzgerald Dies Editor’s note: This is taken in whole from the story in thepinetree.net. I’m sure that a family member wrote it, and won’t mind...

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Three Cool Images

Local photographer, David Hargus, took these photos of three pieces of our equipment and then manipulated the images to make these striking art pieces. It seemed to your editor that they deserved a showing....

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What’s New

See Great Video About Our Museum and Jamboree Ken Jones, movie maker extraordinaire produced a video about our museum and Jamboree that showed numerous times on Public Access Channel 7. It can be seen on his web site CalaverasGold.tv and can be accessed by clicking this link: It will load slowly because of its large format images, so be patient. It’s well worth waiting for....

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Building Status

The museum building and its exhibits formally opened on September 3rd, 2005 after a decade of organizing, planning, fund raising, and construction. Today, the 2400-square foot building is open Thursday through Sunday, 12:00 to 4:00 every week from Spring to the end of Fall, with free entry for the public. As of early Spring 2008 we have completed our media center, thanks in part to...

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