Shasta Springs

Shasta Springs

Shasta Springs was the name of a popular summer resort on the Upper Sacramento River, during the late Nineteenth Century and early Twentieth Century. It was located just north of the town of Dunsmuir, and just north of Upper Soda Springs along the Siskiyou Trail in northern California.

The resort was on the main line of the Southern Pacific Railroad, and natural springs on the property were the original sources of the water and beverages that became known as the Shasta brand of soft drinks.

The resort closed in the early 1950's when it was sold and continues to be owned by the Saint Germain Foundation, and is used as a major facility by that organization. It is no longer open to the public and the lower part of the resort- the bottling plant, the train station, the incline railway, the kiosk and the fountains are all gone. The falls that were visible from the railroad tracks and what ruins are left of the the lower part of the resort are all overgrown by blackberry bushes.


* [ Saint Germain Foundation home page]
* [ Collected Images of Shasta Springs Resort]
* [ Collected Images of Shasta Springs Resort]
* [ Image of Shasta Springs]
* [ Image of Shasta Springs]
* [ Image of Shasta Springs]
* [ The Railroad stop at Shasta Springs]
* [ Native American legend of Shasta Springs]
* [ Museum of the Siskiyou Trail]

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