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    • The Capitol Hotel, Sacramento, Cal.

    • Shown at the southwest corner of Seventh and K Streets is the Capital Hotel. In 1887, the 100-unit property underwent a 20,000 dollar rennovation that included marked expansion, giving the Capital a 100-foot frontage on K Street and 120-foot...
    • BBSAC438
    • An Olive Oil Packing House, Near Sacramento, CA

    • Franciscan missionaries planted the first olive trees in California in 1769, where they thrived in the rich soil and moderate climate. By the mid 1880s California olive oil had earned a reputation of quality comparable to any European import, and...
    • BBSAC013
    • Hauling Wheat in California, Sacramento

    • “Wheat farming dominated the life and economy of the Sacramento Valley from 1867 until 1893.” Acreage of wheat planted increase from 200,000 in 1866 to 400,000 in 1873, increasing to 1,000,000 in 1882. By 1865 the price paid for California grain...
    • BBSAC019
    • Night Horse Show

    • 1922
    • This September 1922 program describes events of the Night Horse Show at the California State Fair. Only blue ribbon winners from events earlier in the fair were allowed to vie for the $100 first prize. Evening activities were wrapped up with a...
    • EC-CSF-b01f01i02
    • Sunday Morning in the Mines, 1872

    • This postcard shows perhaps the most familiar painting of California's Gold Rush, "Sunday Morning in the Mines." Done with oil on canvas, it was done in 1872 by Charles Christian Nahl, a native of the Hesse-Kassel region of Germany. Nahl would go...
    • BBSAC113
    • K Street, Looking East from 7th, Sacramento, Cal. - E.C. Kropp

    • K Street in downtown Sacramento as pictured on this penny postcard bustles with activity and traffic, more specifically pedestrian, horse-drawn and electric rail traffic. Posted in Roseville at noon, the hand-written note on the back of this...
    • BBSAC394
    • Main Street of Cisco, California

    • 1866
    • This 1866 photograph shows a busy main drag in the city of Cisco, California. Several Calistoga-style wagons crowd the frame of the photograph, making their way through a temporary city of saloons, hotels and livery stables. In the background are...
    • 2312
    • Neubourg and Lages Company

    • 1880
    • This circa 1880 postcard shows the Neubourg and Lages milling and malting business, also known as the Star Mills and Malt House, located on the west side of Fifth Street, between J and K Streets. Founded in 1866, by Christopher Lages and Leonard...
    • BBSAC172
    • J Street between Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth

    • 1888
    • This circa 1888 photograph of J street between Twenty-Seventh and Twenty-eighth Streets shows a horse drawn omnibus in motion, heading east. The remains of Sutter's Fort and its central building rest on a knoll in the background.
    • 1515
    • Southern Pacific R.R. Depot, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1890
    • Shown in circa 1890 is the Southern Pacific Railroad's depot, located on G Street, between Second and Third streets. One of the largest depots in the American West, the Gothic-style structure was built in 1879 along the margin of China Slough and...
    • BBSAC604
    • Georgiana School, Sacramento County

    • 1890
    • Shown in circa 1890 is the Georgiana School. The Georgiana School District was formed in 1866, with the school house standing along the Sacramento River, halfway between Isleton and Walnut Grove. At around the time this images was captured, between...
    • BBSAC667
    • Western Hotel Omnibus

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph captures an omnibus from Sacramento’s Western Hotel. The Western was first built in 1854, but felled by fire in 1875. It was rebuilt that same year by Sacramento hostelling luminary William Land who went on to found the...
    • 463
    • Wine Delivery to the Elk Grove Winery

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph shows a man, vintner James Frasinetti, delivering barrels of wine. He is doing so with a wagon, pulled by two horses. A native of Italy, Frasinetti founded his self-styled winery in 1897. It covered 400 acres of land...
    • 2308
    • Street Fair, 1902

    • 1902
    • A carriage, shrouded in feathers and flowers and pulled by two white horses, and coached by a parasol-toting woman is the focus of this May 1902 photograph. The shot was taken during the city’s Street Fair festivities.
    • 2088c
    • Street Fair, 1902

    • 1902
    • With the assistance of two whitely-clad men, two dark-colored horses pull an ornately-decorated carriage during Sacramento’s Street Fair of May 1902.
    • 2088a
    • Residence Street, Sacramento, Cal. - M. Rieder

    • 1907
    • This circa 1907 postcard shows a portion of N Street, looking east near Capitol Park. Visible to the right of the frame is a carriage and horse near a series of carriage steps. To the left of the frame is the palm-lined edge of Capitol Park.
    • BBSAC588
    • Crocker Art Gallery

    • 1907
    • Charles and Margaret Crocker turned their elegant mansion, captured in this circa 1907 postcard made in Germany, into one of the Golden State’s most fabled art museums over a century ago and it remains one of California’s finest art galleries. This...
    • BBSAC951
    • N Street Looking West

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard offers a rendering of N Street, looking west toward the California State Capitol building. In the foreground, notice hitching post to accomodate several residences along the south side of N Street. Several infant fan...
    • BBSAC585
    • Fire Company at Independence Day Parade

    • 1910
    • This July 4, 1910, photograph shows horse-drawn fire engines parading along K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets. 30,000 Sacramentans witnessed the Independence Day parade which featured horses. Several awards were given for the fittest and...
    • 617


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