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  • Mystery History - June 6, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jun 9, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The Shafter-Wasco football game trophy, awarded for games of 1948-53....

  • Mystery History - May 23, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated May 27, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed next week. LAST WEEK: Customers weigh nails by the pound at the Wasco Hardware store located on the southeast corner of 7th and F streets in the...

  • Mystery History - May 16, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated May 19, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: An electric pencil sharpener used in schools of the 1940s....

  • Mystery History - May 9, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated May 14, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A heat lamp from a local chiropractor's office in the 1940s....

  • Mystery History - May 2, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated May 7, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A cash register from the 1940s....

  • Mystery History - April 25, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 28, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A stapler used by a Santa Fe Train Depot agent in Wasco in 1978....

  • Mystery History - April 18, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 22, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A flat iron toaster and waffle maker in the 1930s....

  • Mystery History - April 11, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 19, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, ircumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A Wasco High School sewing class sample of stitching in the 1930s....

  • Mystery History - April 4, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 9, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Rolodex used by many Wasco businesses in the 1940s....

  • Mystery History - March 28, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Apr 6, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A round oscillating storage cabinet for various size nails and screws from Wasco Hardware, then at the corner of 7th and F...

  • Mystery History - March 21, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Mar 27, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Justesen's Grocery Store on 7th Street in the early 1940s. Now it's La Canasta Market....

  • Mystery History - March 7, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Mar 13, 2024

    Here’s this week’s challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@WascoTrib.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A chair from a local dental office of Dr. Prather in the 1940s...

  • Mystery History

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Mar 4, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@Wasco- Trib.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The view of snow from the Wasco Union High School office in 1962...

  • Mystery History - Feb. 22, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Feb 27, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@WascoTrib.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The Wasco Mercantile in 1916....

  • Mystery History - Feb. 15, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Feb 19, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The view of snow from the Wasco Union High School office in 1962....

  • Mystery History - Feb. 1, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Feb 5, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The Wasco Mercantile in 1916. This was a popular general store downtown on 7th Street....

  • Mystery History - Jan. 25, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Jan 29, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Vintage cars at the Wasco parade passing First Congregational Church in 1942....

  • Mystery History - Jan. 18, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Jan 23, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in he photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A Detroit Automatic scale used by the Hull Family Wasco Creamery in the 1920s....

  • Mystery History - Jan. 11, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Jan 16, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: An adding machine and cash register used by downtown businesses in the 1940s....

  • Mystery History - Jan. 4, 2024

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Jan 7, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A 1940s oven with stove top and broiler....

  • Mystery History - Dec. 21, 2023

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Dec 25, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Mr. Kettleson's 8th-grade class graduation picture at Wasco Union Elementary School in 1950....

  • Mystery History - Dec. 14, 2023

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Dec 17, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Seventh Street looking east to the train depot in the early 1900s....

  • Mystery History - Dec. 7, 2023

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Dec 12, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A Wasco elementary school in the 1920s....

  • Mystery History - Nov. 23, 2023

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Nov 25, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Miss Dorothy posing for a professional photo shoot in the 1940s....

  • Mystery History - Oct. 26, 2023

    Wasco Tribune|Updated Oct 31, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to the Tribune, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The Wasco Hall where movies were shown regularly in 1913....

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