Monthly Archives: August 2014

Virginiatown Barn – oil 8″x10″

Virginiatown Ca. Founded June 1851 – commonly called ‘Virginia.’ Over two thousand miners worked rich deposits. Captain John Bristow built California’s first railroad, 1852, carrying pay dirt to Auburn Ravine, a distance of one mile. Site of Philip Armour’s and … Continue reading

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Snags Along The River

The weather has been much cooler this past week so I got out to the Sacramento River again just north of town and painted this 8″x10″ oil. With the river as low as it’s been you can see the old … Continue reading

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Wine Creek – oil 16″x20″

It’s been so hot in Cali that I didn’t want to go out painting so decided to work on this larger version of a study from last November. This is Wine Creek in the Auburn area and it was running … Continue reading

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