125th Anniversary News and Articles

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125th Anniversary News

Read articles related to Rocklin's 125th Anniversary celebration.

Read articles related to Rocklin’s 125th Anniversary celebration.

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Remembering Rocklin Hose Company No. 1

Thank you to Gary Day for authoring this article and to the Rocklin Historical Society for their efforts to celebrate Rocklin’s 125th Anniversary.

By Gary Day

In the early 1890s, demand for Rocklin’s light-gray granite building stone grew steadily and Rocklin’s quarries were at peak activity. Rocklin’s railroad roundhouse employed 300 people and businesses flourished along Granite Avenue (now Rocklin Road), Front Street and Railroad Avenue.

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Rocklin honors local organizations with Business Legacy Awards

The City of Rocklin honored the Ruhkala Granite and Marble Company, Inc. and Sierra College with 125th Anniversary Business Legacy Awards on January 18.

The Business Legacy Awards were created as part of Rocklin’s year-long 125th anniversary celebration and honor local organizations that have made significant contributions to the success of the City’s economy in the past and present, as well as affecting the future.