California Foodways Podcast
Humble Burger Helped Fuel the Building of Shasta Dam

At Damburger in Redding, each burger patty is so thin, it gets crispy on the edges. It’s never, ever served with a tomato. The Damburger original’s a signature item the burger joint’s been making since the 1930s, when it helped fuel one of the most impactful engineering feats in the state’s history — the Shasta Dam — by nourishing the workers who came to build it.

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