Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad

Narrow gauge added steam to Colfax

  The importance of Colfax as a town increased with the construction of a narrow gauge rail line in 1876. The Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad connected Nevada City and Gr ...

Narrow Gauge train tips over

The headline reads “Train crash kills two.” While researching the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad for this week’s article, I came upon the story of one of many train cr ...

Was there really gold in the quartz monument?

Last week the Record featured a picture of a monument once located in downtown Colfax. With the help of Roger Staab, Arthur Sommers, and Herman Darr, I learned that this monument ...