(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.