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McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

By Gary VanDeWalker:   For Native Americans, water forms a supernatural line along the landscape, with a waterfall presenting a place of power.  As Burney Creek bursts out from underground springs of its forest home, it moves through the forest and bushes, plunging hard over the edge of the fauna covered cliff, cascading down in a Continue Reading...

The Birth of the McCloud River Railroad

By Gary VanDeWalker Evident to any visitor to McCloud is the expansive forest surrounding and encroaching upon the city.  Vast stands of pines form as a silent army with each individual containing rings marking the years of history.   Stitching the landscape, traveling through the trees are the remnants of the railway.  The past shadows of Continue Reading...