Shasta County 1996 California
As a truck driver for a major oil company, I make the Northbound I-5 haul
through northern California as frequently as anyone on a regular route. I can
tell you that in 16 years of driving in that area, I have seen Sasquatch
cross the highway twice. Always at night, and always a shock.
Once I was
only able to catch a glimpse in my high beams, the other time I was riding a
cab-over and the Sasquatch seemed tall enough to have look into the cab
without climbing up, maybe 9-feet tall. Both times I was surprised they weren't hit by
vehicles. He strolled unconcerned out of the pinetrees on one side of the road onto my lane and into the southbound lanes also lined with pines but out of my line of sight at that point. It happened within seconds.
My uncle was a logger over in the Del Norte area for years. He
told some yarn that raised eyebrows until I started in the trucking
business. Now I believe his stories. If he were alive today, he had a few
gems to tell folk about old bigfoot. He and my Dad claimed they saw
Sasquatch close up while fishing the Rogue River in Oregon one summer.
Don't use my name, I take enough shit from the truckers.
Thanks, hope this adds to your research.
Logged September 1996,
...this report was misfied as Siskiyou but he meant Shasta County.
Mile marker was Lakeshore-Lakehead, California area...