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  • Mystery History - Feb. 15, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Feb 19, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The Shafter Depot Museum celebrates a birthday on Oct 14, 1995....

  • Mystery History - Feb. 1, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Feb 5, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Across from Bank of America, Clint's liquor and convenience store was at 250-260 Central Avenue. It was built in...

  • Mystery History - Jan. 25, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jan 28, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Shafter's 50th anniversary parade down Central Avenue....

  • Mystery History - Jan. 18, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jan 23, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The demolition of the Shafter Motel on Lerdo Highway on Aug. 18, 2000....

  • Mystery History - Jan. 11, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jan 16, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Cawelo in 1942 at East of Lerdo Highway and Highway 99....

  • Mystery History - Jan. 4, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jan 7, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 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 Theatre and Wood Shoe Repair on Central Avenue in early 1953....

  • Mystery History - Dec. 21, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Dec 24, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A rare snow in Shafter in 1962....

  • Mystery History - Dec. 14, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Dec 17, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected]. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Snow in Shafter in 1962....

  • Mystery History - Dec. 7, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Dec 12, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Shafter Christmas decorating in 1994 with Janice Smith and Cathy Prout....

  • Mystery History - Nov. 23, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Nov 25, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The Shafter Depot Museum in 1983...

  • Mystery History - Oct. 26, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Oct 31, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: St. Theresa's Church members on their float in THE 2001 Shafter Parade....

  • Mystery History - October 19,2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Oct 21, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, xact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to The Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The Shafter-Press.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Shafter resident Rosalie Perry wed Ronald Pierce in 1957 at the Baptist Church on Lerdo Highway. From left are...

  • Mystery History - Oct. 5, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Oct 9, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Miss Shafter contestants in 1973....

  • Mystery History - Sept. 28, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Oct 2, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A view of the 1975 and 1976 Shafter Parade....

  • Mystery History - Sept. 21, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Sep 26, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The SHS 1966 Marching Band, which included Larry Vannatta, Kenny Schultz, Charlie Wright, Dennis Handel and Robert...

  • Mystery History - Aug. 31, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Sep 4, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The Shafter Fire station under construction in 1941...

  • Mystery History - Aug. 24, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Aug 27, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A view of Cawelo in 1942....

  • Mystery History - Aug. 10, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Aug 14, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Lupe Arismendez in the 1940s Mexican Colony, now La Colonia....

  • Mystery History - July 20, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jul 25, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Jesse Sabedra at Mexican Colony – now La Colonia – in the 1940s....

  • Mystery History - July 13, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jul 17, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Janice and Karen (last names unknown) and Susan Grisham at a USDA Shafter Research Center greenhouse in 1960....

  • Mystery History - June 27, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jul 3, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: John Scaroni with truck at the Shafter Ice House in the 1940s....

  • Mystery History - June 15, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jun 17, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Fred Starrh Sr., Bill Hildebrand, Kirk Bergman, Betty Bergman and Lowell Bergman on June 8, 1974...

  • Mystery History - June 8, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jun 11, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: K. Malofy & Son shed crew in June 1950. The foreman was Cliff McGraw....

  • Mystery History - May 25, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 30, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: James and Glenn Holt at 101 Central Ave. in 1945....

  • Mystery History - May 18, 2023

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 20, 2023

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter 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 Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Central Avenue, built in the mid 1930s....

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