- 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 Springsalong the Siskiyou Trailin 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.
* [http://www.saintgermainfoundation.org Saint Germain Foundation home page]
* [http://www.snowcrest.net/photobob/shspring1.html Collected Images of Shasta Springs Resort]
* [http://members.aol.com/shastsprng/shasta_springs2.htm Collected Images of Shasta Springs Resort]
* [http://www.siskiyouhistory.org/1900_image9.html Image of Shasta Springs]
* [http://www.siskiyouhistory.org/1900_image7.html Image of Shasta Springs]
* [http://www.siskiyouhistory.org/1900_image1.html Image of Shasta Springs]
* [http://www.catskillarchive.com/rrextra/cal07.Html The Railroad stop at Shasta Springs]
* [http://www.siskiyous.edu/library/shasta/literature/LegendShastaSprings.htm Native American legend of Shasta Springs]
* [http://www.museumsiskiyoutrail.org Museum of the Siskiyou Trail]
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