A look back at Basic Vegetable Products

A look back at Basic Vegetable Products

If orchardist and prune drying company owner Ed Uhl had not gotten over his worry about onion dust contaminating his prunes and making them taste like onions, Jack and William Hume may not have established Basic Vegetable Products in Vacaville.

Memories of the Vaca Valley Railroad

Memories of the Vaca Valley Railroad

The same day that the last railroad spike was driven at Promontory Point, Utah, on May 10, 1869, the first work started on the Vaca Valley Railroad, the line that would eventually run through Vacaville all the way to Rumsey.

New Book Scanner Installed

New Book Scanner Installed

With the help of Solano County Supervisor John Vasquez, the Vacaville Heritage Council now has a large book scanner — a technological marvel that makes archiving and copying a snap.