Step into this old log house and learn about Portola`s early history including pictures and artifacts. Walk through the home that for many years belonged to The Williams Family. Donated to the City of Portola, the State of California has recognized it in the California Historical Landmark Registry.
Chris Skow, retired Western Pacific/Union Pacific Railroad conductor based out of Portola first started to make plans for his Garden Scale model railroad in 2006
The Plumas County Museum collects, interprets, and shares the rich social and cultural history and heritage of Plumas County and its natural environs.
Thank you to Jim Beckwourth Museum for supporting the Lost Sierra Chamber of Commerce as a Honorary Member. Address: 1820 Rocky Point Rd, Portola, CA 96122 Phone: (530) 283-6320 Beckwourth Cabin is one […]
The Western Pacific Railroad was not the largest of the Western Class-One railroads. It wasn’t formed until 1906, with completion in 1909. However, operating in the shadow of giants like the Southern Pacific, Santa Fe and the Union Pacific, the relatively young WP had to work that much harder to survive.