Photograph of a panoramic view of Black Butte overlooking Summit Lake(?), Siskiyou County, [s.d.]. A calm lake can be seen from the foreground towards pine trees covering the far bank. A three-peaked snow covered mountain can be seen in the background, while the reflection of the trees and mountain are visible in the lake.; "Summit Lake is located on the northwest side of Black Butte between I-5 and the Southern Pacific Railroad. The local story has it that when the railroad was put in, it damaged the spring which fed the lake and now it stands empty unless there is enough winter rain to fill it. A 1995 article in the Mount Shasta Herald states that 'About 1925, Southern Pacific rerouted its railroad through the area in constructing the Black Butte Junction Cutoff. All the blasting was said to have disrupted the spring feeding the lake, which now relies on winter storms to fill its depths.' A 1991 Siskiyou County Scene article reports, 'Some say the Southern Pacific Railroad, in 1926, ruined the only spring feeding Summit Lake when the company re-routed, and some say Interstate 5 was responsible...'" -- unknown author.