National Geographic : 1936 Mar
Photograph from Californians, Inc. MOUNT SHASTA, WITH ETERNAL SNOWS, RISES 14,161 FEET HIGH IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Of volcanic origin, Shasta was built up gradually by successive eruptions. At its base lie the resort towns of Dunsmuir and Shasta Springs. Weed, busy lumber-mill town, stands to the west, and at the southeast lies McCloud, also an important lumbering center. In the State, only Mount Whitney ishigher.