The Breakfast Club: Last Stand at Old Station

Friday–Sunday, June 11–13 2021

Carl writes:

I saw so much that I’d missed over the years … and never would have seen if it hadn’t been for Chris. Following are pictures with captions.

Fort Crook Museum in Fall Rivere Mills

Fort Crook Museum in Fall Rivere Mills

Fort Crook Museum in Fall Rivere Mills
Chris leading the tour at Fort Crook

Chris leading the tour at Fort Crook

Chris leading the tour at Fort Crook
Upstairs - downstairs at Fort Crook . . . lots to see

Upstairs - downstairs at Fort Crook … lots to see

Upstairs - downstairs at Fort Crook … lots to see
The main room at the Fort Crook Museum

The main room at the Fort Crook Museum

The main room at the Fort Crook Museum
PG&E Pit River Power House Number 3

PG&E Pit River Power House Number 3

PG&E Pit River Power House Number 3
PG&E has many pipes.  Chris has but one

PG&E has many pipes. Chris has but one

PG&E has many pipes. Chris has but one
Chris and Chris admiring the view

Chris and Chris admiring the view

Chris and Chris admiring the view
Access road to the Pit River dams and power stations

Access road to the Pit River dams and power stations

Access road to the Pit River dams and power stations
More information on the power stations

More information on the power stations

More information on the power stations
The adventure continues

The adventure continues

The adventure continues
The view from atop one of the dams

The view from atop one of the dams

The view from atop one of the dams
Chris and our new friend Chris Crawford

Chris and our new friend Chris Crawford

Chris and our new friend Chris Crawford
Hat Creek Rim Overlook.  At my request, we were here three times.  The road below is Highway 89.  The peak to the left is Mt. Lassen.  Mt. Shasta is to the right, but the peak is obscured by clouds.  That is Burney Mt. in the center

Hat Creek Rim Overlook. At my request, we were here three times. The road below is Highway 89. The peak to the left is Mt. Lassen. Mt. Shasta is to the right, but the peak is obscured by clouds. That is Burney Mt. in the center

Hat Creek Rim Overlook. At my request, we were here three times. The road below is Highway 89. The peak to the left is Mt. Lassen. Mt. Shasta is to the right, but the peak is obscured by clouds. That is Burney Mt. in the center
Mt. Lassen

Mt. Lassen

Mt. Lassen
Chris and Chris at the overlook

Chris and Chris at the overlook

Chris and Chris at the overlook
Senior bikers

Senior bikers

Senior bikers
So long to Chris Crawford.  He is dirt road bound.

So long to Chris Crawford. He is dirt road bound.

So long to Chris Crawford. He is dirt road bound.
On a secondary road tour lead by Chris . . . somewhere west of Shingletown.  Jeff and Carl are following

On a secondary road tour lead by Chris … somewhere west of Shingletown. Jeff and Carl are following

On a secondary road tour lead by Chris … somewhere west of Shingletown. Jeff and Carl are following
Park where you please . . . these roads don't get a lot of traffic

Park where you please … these roads don’t get a lot of traffic

Park where you please … these roads don’t get a lot of traffic
Packing the pipe in the middle of the road

Packing the pipe in the middle of the road

Packing the pipe in the middle of the road
Jeff making himself look much younger

Jeff making himself look much younger

Jeff making himself look much younger
In the middle of nowhere on a unmarked road, the perfect swimming hole

In the middle of nowhere on a unmarked road, the perfect swimming hole

In the middle of nowhere on a unmarked road, the perfect swimming hole
It looks like the locals have moved the rocks to form several cascading pools

It looks like the locals have moved the rocks to form several cascading pools

It looks like the locals have moved the rocks to form several cascading pools
Chris the explorer

Chris the explorer

Chris the explorer
This is what you find after twenty years of exploring the local backroads

This is what you find after twenty years of exploring the local backroads

This is what you find after twenty years of exploring the local backroads
Lunch break in Whitmore

Lunch break in Whitmore

Lunch break in Whitmore
What's the fastest route back to Old Station?  Jeff decides to leave C&C to their lunch and go back the way he came

What’s the fastest route back to Old Station? Jeff decides to leave C&C to their lunch and go back the way he came

What’s the fastest route back to Old Station? Jeff decides to leave C&C to their lunch and go back the way he came
Burney Mountain

Burney Mountain

Burney Mountain
Overlooking the town of Burney.  Then down the hill for gas at the Pit River Casino

Overlooking the town of Burney. Then down the hill for gas at the Pit River Casino

Overlooking the town of Burney. Then down the hill for gas at the Pit River Casino
Those boots (and their owner) have seen some miles

Those boots (and their owner) have seen some miles

Those boots (and their owner) have seen some miles
On the deck watching the critters watch us

On the deck watching the critters watch us

On the deck watching the critters watch us
Critters also appreciate ample snacks provided by Chris

Critters also appreciate ample snacks provided by Chris

Critters also appreciate ample snacks provided by Chris
Stopping briefly in Lassen NP on my way home. Thanks, Chris for showing me the road not taken . . . until now

Stopping briefly in Lassen NP on my way home. Thanks, Chris for showing me the road not taken … until now

Stopping briefly in Lassen NP on my way home. Thanks, Chris for showing me the road not taken … until now