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Rocklin History Tour

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Take a tour of select stops in Rocklin’s History. Narrative provided by Gary Day with photos by Roy Salibury and the Rocklin Historical Society.

Rocklin History Tour – Wickman-Johnson Home

Rocklin History Tour Wickman-Johnson Home - This white farmhouse is at 5200 5th Street at the west end of Rocklin Road.

Rocklin History Tour – Rocklin History Museum

The Rocklin History Museum is at 3895 Rocklin Road at the corner of San Francisco Street and is our 4th stop along the Rocklin History Tour.

Rocklin History Tour – Railroad Depot

Rocklin, Calif.- Rocklin's railroad depot is on Rocklin Road at the corner of Railroad Avenue, next to the Union Pacific Railroad tracks. The City of Rocklin built it in 2007 to beautify Rocklin's blighted railroad corridor

Rocklin History Tour – Victorian Homes

Rocklin History Tour- These three homes are near the Wickman - Johnson white farmhouse at the corner of Rocklin Road and Fifth Street. They stand out in the neighborhood by their Victorian design.

Rocklin History Tour – Copp’s Quarry

Rocklin History Tour - To visit Copp's Quarry walk about an eighth mile north on the paved footpath near the east end of

Rocklin History Tour – Clover Valley Bridge

Rocklin History Tour - Clover Valley Bridge spans Clover Valley Creek in Clover Valley Park. It is the largest of the twelve granite bridges on the road that connected

Rocklin History Tour – Early Union Granite Company Quarry

The lake that you see there in front of Rocklin's library fills a quarry operated in the early 20th century by the Union Granite Company under the management of Finnish immigrant Matt Ruhkala

Rocklin History Tour – Capitol Quarry

Rocklin Capitol Quarry - This granite quarry is behind the city office building at 3970 Rocklin road. To get the best view of the quarry pit, go to the second floor exterior stairwell landing of that office building.

Rocklin History Tour – Rocklin Cemetery

Rocklin History Tour - Rocklin Cemetery is at the corner of South Grove and Kannasto Streets

Rocklin History Tour – Brigham and Hawes Quarry

Rocklin History Tour - Brigham and Hawes Quarry is on the west side of Pacific Street behind the tire store near the corner of Pacific Street and Farron.

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