Old Mystery Pictures will be here. If the item is particularly interesting please integrate it into the relevant page after the guessing period!

There's also a flickr group called guess where davis that has a similar idea...


Nature Always Wins, at the Civic Center Park, taken by WesHardaker, guessed by DamanPannu

Photo posted by: KalenRidenour. It's taken looking down on Putah Creek from Stevenson Bridge.

Photo posted by: MichelleAccurso. It's taken behind the Davis Co-Op next to the train tracks.

Photo posted by: DanFisher. It's of the Challenger Memorial Grove sign.

Photo posted by: JasonAller. One of the lights in the pathway in front of the southern section of Davis Lumber.


Photo posted by: MikeIvanov. It's in the parking lot on the West side of the U Mall.

Photo posted by: PhilipNeustrom. Corner of Russell Blvd. and Howard Way by the UC Davis sign.

Photo posted by: SummerSong. A Wil Huygen Gnome at the apartment complex on 1st and C.

Photo posted by: ArlenAbraham. C-shaped bench between Walker Hall & Shields Avenue, corner of California Avenue.


Photo posted by: MichelleAccurso. A wall in The Foundation.

Photo by PhilipNeustrom, Mark Twain at Shields Library (lower level).

Photo by SarahKlinger, Old Mason Temple.

Photo by CraigBrozinsky, Lantana and mantis on corner of 2nd and University Avenue


Photo posted by: SummerSong. Ugly spider near Davis Athletic Club

Photo by CarlMcCabe, a safety-minded sign at Hibbert Lumber.

Photo by MichaelGiardina and VivianPham, a jerry-rigged trash chute on the southwest corner of the PG&E customer service building.

Photo by StevenWong, a station on the North Davis Fitness Trail between Mockingbird and Sandpiper.


Photo by VivianPham and MichaelGiardina, a wagon full of irrigation wheels on Mace Blvd..

Photo by Ben. Plaque is located on the south side of the Central Park bathrooms at 5th Street and C Street. Refers to the WPA. The wiki was stumped

Photo by JasonAller. In the north entrance to the downtown Bank of America's parking lot.

Photo by PhilipNeustrom. On County Road 98 just south of where Hutchison Drive ends. This is an old bus advertising the old boat the "Tahoe Queen" that floats on Lake Tahoe.


Photo by AllisonEriksen. In the courtyard of the VMTH, between the vet hospital proper and the CCAH

Photo by MichelleAccurso. Graffiti in the Richards Underpass

Photo by CarlosBarahona. The fountain between the South Davis Dos Coyotes and Duke's

Photo by MikeIvanov. ???


Photo by KrisFricke. House at the university airport on the west side.

Photo by PhilipNeustrom. The SAE Lions.

Photo by MarionEveridge. Neighborhood Watch sign in the cul-de-sac of Eureka and 8th Street on the way to College Park.

Photo by Tiffany Snell. Fuel Man sign by Hoffmann 76.


Photo by Arlen Abraham. Spikes on the roof of the Human Resources Admin. Building on Orchard Road.



A bee "colony" on F St. outside of Silver Dragon, Photo by Karl J. Mogel Magnification... clarification.

The chains and beams were used back when there was a vet. operating room in Haring Hall. They'd put the horse or other large animal in a sling, suspend it from the chains, and roll it into the OR. Photo by Arlen Abraham

The courtyard of the art building at Davis Senior High School. Photo by Jason Aller


The ceiling in a classroom in Hoagland Hall. Photo by Arlen Abraham

Garage at the corner of 4th and B. Photo by Philip Neustrom

No Parking sign remounted after tree growth along 8th Street. Photo by Jason Aller

Near Main and 1st Street in Winters. Photo by Emily Tung


Found in the north east corner of the Pence Gallery.

Photo by ChristyMarsden, On a campus groundskeeping leaf bin. Currently near Wellman Hall

Photo by NormanRiley, Red barn in the 400 block of 7th street setback from road. View from roof of neighboring apt complex

Photo by NormanRiley, old water tower at the Train Station


Photo by JanelleAlvstadMattson, context sensitive traffic controls near Harper Junior High School

Photo by NormanRiley, Children's fountain at Davis Community Church

Photo by CarlosBarahona, The Dominoes

Photo by AynReyes, sign on the UCD Bookstore door at the MU


Photo by MarionEveridge, bike parking near Freeborn Hall

At the south-east corner of Roessler Hall, this pit catches rain water as it flows off the roof. Photo by JasonAller

Photo by MistressAlthaea, Carved pumpkin on the corner of 5th & K

Photo by AynReyes. Tavernetti Victory Bell, rung by the Aggie Band-uh after each home football victory. Located at the SE corner of the MU parking structure, at the exit from Toomey Field.


Photo by ArlenAbraham. An Agro Tech rotating greenhouse that follows the sun. It is located next to the greenhouses by Baggins End. It's function is described on the Orchard Park Greenhouses page.

Photo by ArlenAbraham. Behind Haring Hall

Photo by JosephBiello, Owner of the Davis Bike exchange goes fishing and cleans his catch at work.

Photo by STD. The carbonated water (NOT soda) machine at Mishka's


Photo by StevenDaubert. Grande Avenue School Site

Photo by StevenDaubert. 3 T's

Photo by StevenDaubert. Underneath the stairs into the Memorial Union Games Area

Photo by StevenDaubert. educated eatery


Hedge near Slide Hill Park by WesHardaker

Photo by StevenDaubert. Covell's bike path - the shadow is from the underpass/bridge over by F street

Photo by AndrewLeonard. Roof of 1100 Social Science

Photo by JasonAller 3rd Street between I Street & J Street (across from the SPCA Thrift Store)


Photo by BryceHathaway in the company of RebeccaWan in the Baker's Square Parking Lot

Davis Motto in front of Walnut Terrace

Dino Wall at the N Street Park — Photo by WesHardaker.

Community Gardens on 5th Street — Photo by WesHardaker.


House at the corner of 4th and K — Photo by WesHardaker

CLIMB room window on the first floor of Storer Hall — Photo by RebeccaWan and BryceHathaway

Picture by AniTejirian at Willowcreek Park

Pasta? Fountain by WesHardaker


Engineering III by ArlenAbraham

Men's room of Caffe_Italia. Guessed by CharlesSmith Uploaded by CarlosBarahona

The moto-dragon on Loyola Drive by WesHardaker

On an electrical box outside the public library - guessed by JessicaLuedtke - Photo by RebeccaWan and BryceHathaway


A row of redwoods along the Greenbelt Secret Path - picture by EdHenn - guessed correctly by AlexPomeranz

Glass walled buildings on the corner of Fifth and Pena - picture by JasonAller - guess correctly by WesHardaker

stairwell leading to the parking lot under golden 1 - guessed correctly by WesHardaker - photo by CarlosBarahona

photo by HeatherFlood - The totem pole in front of Heather Klinger's great-grandparents old house on East 8th Street - guessed by HeatherKlinger.


photo by EdHenn at Nugget Fields

photo by WesHardaker of John Barovetto Park

photo by WesHardaker. Davis Police Department lobby ceiling

photo by HeatherFlood of the Schaal Aquatics Center shade structure


The north east corner of F and 8th Street, right by the bike crossing button. Photo by JasonAller

Under the lights at the MUGA. Photo by AynReyes.

photo by ElisaHough - N Street Park slide, solved by Jedron

In front of Walker Hall. by AlexMandel, guessed by Chadsharply


Do NOT slip! at 508 Second Street guessed by gold — photo by WesHardaker

photo by AynReyes taken at Cindy's

photo by MichelleAccurso taken at Slide Hill Park bench, Guessed by ElisaHough

Foto By JasonAller of bench in Slide Hill Park, Guessed by WesHardaker


'Spike on the roof of the Human Resources Admin. Building on Orchard Road' by AlexMandel

A peace pole in Village Homes, guessed very quickly by JamesSchwab and refined by GeoffJohnson, picture by WesHardaker

Picture by Odyssey

Picture by AlisonKeenan taken on 1st Street in front of Borders


A milk hatch on the corner of 6th and D. Guessed close enough by MelissaH, with an assist by HeatherFlood. Picture by Jefftolentino

Dove sculpture atop the fitness trail gazebo. Guessed correctly by WesHardaker. Picture by Jefftolentino

A children's mural at Valley Oak Elementary School. Correctly identified by Elisa Hough. Picture by Jefftolentino

A crane at lurking in the shrubbery at Moller International. Correctly identified by Elisa Hough. Picture by Jefftolentino


Detail from a Redrum burger billboard on I-80, just west of the south davis bike overpass. Correctly identified by Wes HardakerPhoto by JeffTolentino

Goose protection measures on west Covell. Correctly identified by Carl McCabe, (with a nice assist by the almighty daviswiki). Photo by WesHardaker

Trash and recycles receptacles inside the Coffee House entrance that faces the Quad. Correctly identified by Jedron. Photo by JeffTolentino

Watch your step! Photo taken by ElisaHough at the Public Skate Park, Guessed by Rachelottlinger


View of the Sky, Above the Golden 1 ATM's on 2nd st, guessed bySeanRegan,Photo by WesHardaker

Stop by AlexMandel guessed by KarinD, Stop signs in the Facilities Management Electrical Shop yard.

pic by jefftolentino. Identified as the camera obscura A Room With A View by BlairGoss; location guessed by EdHenn

looking down by Edhenn; guessed by ElisaHough


pattern by WesHardaker; identified as a close-up of The Joggers by ElisaHough

Photo posted by: WesHardaker. The photo is of the side of Ace Hardware, guessed by Beth via EdHenn.

Photo posted by: AndrewLeonard. Location behind airport and vineyards guessed by MelissaH

brickwork in the Environmental Horticulture 'outdoor classroom' - East of Buehler, south of greenhouses - by EdHenn. Found by JasonAller


Staircase inside Mrak Hall by KarinD guessed by KarinD, uploaded 1/14/08.

by WesHardaker, guessed by BillKendrick, The structure at the top of the stairs above Sophia's Thai Kitchen courtyard.

by timlane, guessed by BoristheBlade. Sign by art building.

by JasonAller, guessed by LeonardMarque, Bench outside of Nobu Hiro


Full view of previous picture of knobs on bench

Taken by JeremyOgul outside of Crocker Nuclear Lab, guessed by BrandonBarrette

UC Davis Cancer Society Office near Tercero by KarinD. Guessed by EarlC

Where does the sky look like this? by EdHenn. It is in Oxford Circle Park, guessed by Kathleen


Create What You Want To See by BrandonBarrette. In the Arboretum under a bridge, guessed by IDoNotExist.

Dogs on Leash by BrandonBarrette. In the Arboretum, guessed by StaceyEllis.

Sunny Spring by WesHardaker, structure that spans the railroad tracks and supports the block signals. Located near 2nd street between Pole Line Road and L Street. Guessed by JimStewart.

Falling Water by IDoNotExist, behind Borders, guessed by WesHardaker.


Not a TARDIS by IDoNotExist, a defunct phone booth in Haring Hall, guessed by DavidPoole.

Another Path by WesHardaker at the corner of Cowell and Pole Line at the Oakshade Town Center guessed by Nancycat

Wooden Rooster by BrandonBarrette. On a post on the south side of 6th Street between C and D streets. Guessed by JohnLofland.

ZigZag by IDoNotExist. Fence along West Pond, guessed by WesHardaker.


Lightwaves by IDoNotExist, object and general location in Shields Library guessed by PhilipNeustrom, exact location of 3rd floor west wall guessed by ArlenAbraham.

Handout by JimStewart. In the entrance to Schilling Robotics, guessed by JasonAller.

Sprung Spring by WesHardaker taken in Mace Ranch Park and guessed by MichaelAWoods

by JoePomidor taken in Yolo County Grasslands Regional Park and guessed by WesHardaker and JasonAller and EdWins


Smile! by WesHardaker taken in front of Holmes Junior High School as guessed by EdHenn

Where ISE/IZE This? by KevinChin, from the Senior Citizens of Davis bench on Pole Line Road, guessed by JasonAller

Stairway by TomHinds, from the parking garage north of the Memorial Union. Guessed by StevenDaubert

ABC by BrandonBarrette. On a power pole near the Davis Little League Complex on H Street, guessed by StevenDaubert.


Geometry at Veihmeyer by JeremyOgul, guessed correctly by KarinD

An uncommon T by WesHardaker of the only unmarked intersection on the Davis Bike Loop guessed by DavidPoole and KevinChin

PipeWerks by MattJurach in a stariwell of Tupper Hall, guessed by ChrisLambertus.

Well Well Well by EliseKane. Near the Western Center for Agricultural Equipment on campus, guessed by JasonAller.


"Anything in the DavisWiki is game" on the Plant Gall page by WesHardaker guessed by IDoNotExist

Prickly Pear cactus across the street form the chem 194 building. Mystery picture by IDoNotExist. Guessed correctly by ChrisLambertus

A flying monkey lives in N Street Park as correctly guess by WesHardaker. Pic by JeffTolentino

Watch out for pac man, by EdHenn. On Renoir by DAC, guessed on first try by StevenDaubert


What a pig! (Pigs in space!), by IDoNotExist. At Zia's Delicatessen.

Keystone of old bridge connecting Solano Park and UCD Parking Lot 10, crossing the Arboretum. Guessed by ScottWong.

Where does this little barn owl fly? It flies in the Plant Plaza Mosaic as correctly identified by FarazG and StevenDaubert." photo by jefftolentino

The whole surface is not the hole surface, by IDoNotExist. The object is a bottle recycling bin in the UC Davis ARC, correctly guessed by jefftolentino.


What lies beyond the gates?, by IDoNotExist, guessed by JoePomidor.

Why, yes. Actually it is..., by IDoNotExist. StaceyEllis got the location, BrandonBarrette got the object

An ephemeral ghost-wiki manifestation in the haunted Crepeville, caught on camera by BrentLaabs.

That's one small step for Davis... Photo by IDoNotExist


Trippy distraction could cause tripping by TheAmazingLarry in Young Hall guessed by Reiko.

'Not a spider' by WesHardaker; awning on corner of Anderson Bank building (formerly Barney's!), guessed by jefftolentino

A green belt dead end in Green Meadows, north of the covell/Birch lane crossing, past Renoir, (about 20-40 pedals by bike), excessively described by jefftolentino


'Where do old sneakers go to die in Davis?' (Duke Drive, apparently). Photo by jefftolentino, guessed by dijudy

Playfields Park bathroom: toilet bowl with skylight reflection, photo by gurglemeow, guessed by IDoNotExist

editthisbikepathpostthing, photo by JasonAller, identified by BillM

Late night snack by AlexMandel, Hay shed behind B Barn, across from Large Animal Intensive Care Unit at the Vet school by ct


A Wiki Spot Spot!, photo by IDoNotExist, in the Coffee House guessed by AmitVainsencher

'Darkness Falls' by WesHardaker, at the UCD Equestrian Center, guessed by ScottWong

'Fog Season' by WesHardaker in John Barovetto Park, guessed by jamesmaylee

Satellite photo of Davis at Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School at the school playground, guessed by jodiane


Burgers and brew taken by Daubert guessed by ScottWong

by Daubert Guessed by NickSchmalenberger

by Daubert Shotgun semi guessed by JoePomidor

by Daubert guessed by jefftolentino as in Starbucks and refined by KokoSorensen as the downtown starbucks


Circles by WesHardaker, guessed by IDoNotExist and properly named as the "Arboretum Outflow Lift Station " by JasonAller

"Yum" by WesHardaker on the Tree of Life Mosaic guessed by StaceyEllis

Do I really look like this when I wake up?, by IDoNotExist, guessed by LillianChow

Press Button for Party!, by AshleyMatson, guessed by Patrick.M


'Green on Brown' at Korematsu, by WesHardaker, guessed by Miley

'What Goes Here' by WesHardaker and guessed by Jefftolentino

'You are what you eat' by WesHardaker guessed by NickSchmalenberger


Pipe and Hose by DagonJones guessed by JasonAller in about 2 minutes

'The art of diplomacy' by IDoNotExist guessed by Josix. The letters are from the HOMEBOUND sign above the cash register at Pluto's

Blue Wheel by DagonJones guessed as water well under the Dave Pelz Bike Overpass by CovertEngineer and MikeFolf

Previously: 'Iron Toadstool' by jefftolentino guessed by DagonJones with help from IDoNotExist


'Gas-X ultra strength' by DagonJones guessed by jefftolentino

'Bumpy' by WesHardaker, behind Ace Hardware guessed by DagonJones

'Rocket' by EdHenn guessed by JeffTolentino

"Sideways Owl" by DagonJones guessed by RogerClark very quickly


windy by DagonJones guessed by WesHardaker




"Coffin or what?" near "3rd and A, NE corner" by JASH guessed by CharlesWinkelmann and later by AlexanderHo "Vandals' heritage" in the T. Elliot Weier Redwood Grove of the UC Davis Arboretum by JASH guessed by JenniferCook Circle by DagonJones guessed by WesHardaker


"Shoe Tree" by DagonJones guessed as 3rd st downtown (3rd and I) by ilswtlidie "Well" by DagonJones guessed by mktucker A real man's circuit breaker by WesHardaker, on the west side of the Hattie Weber Museum guessed by JasonAller


"Facing The Sky" by JabberWokky guessed by jefftolentino as "on Mace near the southern edge of town "Bat Dog Man" by WesHardaker on the Sacramento City College as guessed by jefftolentino Bug Me by WesHardaker guessed as the sign near the caterpillar sculpture in central park by jefftolentino


"Shot Through the Heart..." by DagonJones guessed by ScottMauger as sculpture on 4th and G. "Sunset" by DagonJones guessed by IdoNotExist as Sun at Sunrise Farm. "Up on the Rooftops" by DagonJones guesed as Davis PD by BruceHansen


"fruit is fast food" by HeatherMartin", outside Kaiser Medical Offices guessed by "Users/MikeFolf" elmo by BryceH Car Cover — Photo by WesHardaker, next to the WildHorse Golf Course in the Agricultural Buffer, Guessed by AndrewWaldron A family of 3, part of Ancient Shadows — Photo by WesHardaker, guessed by Wes-P


Pink!!! But not a pony. — Photo by WesHardaker, on 8th Street east of Anderson Road across from the Church, guessed by jefftolentino Industrial parallels at the Mondavi Center, taken by JabberWokky, guessed by Theangrydiner Fordson, at the University Airport taken by DamanPannu, guessed by dnm12


By BarryRice, in the yard of 516 E street, Guessed by jefftolentino By EliseKane, the door knob at De Vere's Irish Pub, correctly guessed by ChrisDietrich By ChrisDietrich", taken at 950 West Chiles Road, correctly guessed by LillianChow By JeroenPost of the Hunt Wesson Plant, guessed by CovertProfessor


By Daubert. It's the memorial at Northstar Park. —ScottSchiller By ConstantiaOomen of the South Davis Bike Path, guessed by Skerri

By ToddKaiser, guessed by ConstantiaOomen

By Constantia Oomen, and guessed by Tatrou