These historic images represent an earlier time when the low-lying wetlands and salt marshes around Humboldt Bay and the lower Eel River valley were largely drained and converted to agricultural uses.
Under the congressional Swamp and . . . — — Map (db m139531) HM
Waterfowl hunting was a primary recreational activity on Humboldt Bay from the early 1900s to the 1970s, and remains popular today.
During the duck season, members of the Humboldt Fish and Game Club would meet at the hunt cabin on the . . . — — Map (db m139549) HM
Hard work and perseverance created a family business that lasted generations
In 1850, Joseph and Zipporah Russ moved to Humboldt County from Maine to start a cattle and sheep ranch. The main buildings were built between 1915 and 1925 and . . . — — Map (db m139548) HM