Nobles Emigrant Trail – History

Hey all, and welcome back! Time to dive into the Nobles Emigrant Trail. Let’s start with some basic background – the who, what, where, when, and why. The Nobles Emigrant Trail was a pioneer wagon road that brought settlers into northern California. It was established in 1851 by William Nobles as a shorter, less-arduous option... Continue Reading →

Nobles Emigrant Trail

Hey all! For the next few posts of Off the Rails I’ll be touring a portion of the Nobles Emigrant Trail. The route was established by William H. Nobles in 1851 as a shortcut into the upper Sacramento Valley from the existing Applegate and Lassen Trails as they crossed into California from Nevada. The trail... Continue Reading →

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