The Madera County Historian, Volume 1, Issue 1

The Madera County Historian documents the history of Madera County and was published by the Madera Historical Society beginning in 1961. This is the inaugural issue and totaled 4 pages.

This issue begins with a review of the Madera County Historical Society activities for the year 1960. Then Guy Crow relives the construction days of the Central Pacific Railroad as it was being built through the San Joaquin Valley to what was then the town of Berendo and now is a ghost town.

  • President’s Report for 1960
  • The “Iron Horse” Advances, compiled by Guy Crow


Original: Various authors, The Madera County Historian, quarterly, Volume 1, Issue 1, January 1961; Madera California: Madera County Historical Society, 1961.
Digitization made possible by Sierra Historic Sites Association and California Revealed. Files hosted at InternetArchive.

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