In August 1881 John Dolbeer invented the steam donkey in Eureka, revolutionizing the timber industry. Come join the Timber Heritage Association and Fort Humboldt State Historic Park for the 36th annual Dolbeer Donkey Days: a unique walk back in time and the ONLY celebration of Humboldt County’s logging history. On Saturday experience logging camp activities and the HSU Logging Sports Team competitions, historical reenactments from the 1800's (hopefully including the Fort Humboldt Brass band), steam donkey displays and FREE TRAIN RIDES with the historic 1884 Falk steam locomotive, one of the oldest operating steam engines in the entire country! Saturday's events immediately follow the Rhododendron Parade. A wonderful family-friendly event.. looking forward to seeing you there!