Virtual Guidebook to Lake Tahoe, Northern Sierra, and the Gold Country
Auburn
California


Auburn is the main foothill town on the Donner Pass route across the Sierra. It has a well-preserved historic district and a courthouse prominently visible from Interstate 80. The colossal statues in several locations around town were made by a local dentist.



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A statue of a miner panning for gold, Old Town Auburn

(June 10, 2001)


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Old Town Auburn, with the landmark firehouse tower

(June 10, 2001)


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The Placer County Courthouse in Auburn

(June 10, 2001)


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Main Street in Colfax

(June 11, 2001)


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The North Fork of the American River, on the Iowa Hill Road

(June 11, 2001)


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