Bill Bates' home was located on the SW corner of the 40 acres of Norwegin Ave. His home can not be seen in this shot only outbuildings.
(Left) -Bill Bates' home was located on the SW corner of the KTRB's 40 acres  on Norwegian Ave. in Modesto.  ( Center) -  The cluster of buildings around Bill's home as viewed from KTRB studios.  (Right)-  Guest home next to Bill's home.    To reach his home you had to drive down a canal bank East off Sunrise Ave. Today Briggsmore Ave runs east and west at this location.  Photos courtesy of Cal Purviance.

Bill Bates' Home