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    • Old Sacramento - Scope Enterprises

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 scene provides a window into Old Sacramento's Gold Rush Days, the annual rehabilitation of Sacramento's 49er roots. Visible upon dirt-covered streets are wagons and coaches on Second Street between J and K streets. Prominent...
    • BBSAC535
    • Old Sacramento, 1857

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows a painting of the B. F. Hastings Building, at Second and J streets as it appeared in 1857. It was from this building, constructed in 1852/53, that the Pony Express started its first eastward overland journey, on...
    • BBSAC536
    • 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
    • Old Sacramento by James Blank

    • 1999
    • This circa 1999 postcard shows Old Sacramento State Historic Park's Front Street, between J and K streets. Standing as one of Sacramento's prime tourism destinations, it was felt, after its estabishment as a State Historic Park in 1965, that it...
    • BBSAC537
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Old Sacramento - Myers

    • 2000
    • The bustle and excitement of the Old Sacramento State Historic Park's annual Gold Rush Days is captured in this circa 2000 postcard. In the top frame, along Second Street, are the Union Hotel, Bank Exchange and the peaked facade of Engine House...
    • BBSAC545
    • Sutter's Fort

    • 1990
    • Images of Sutter’s Fort in Sacramento spanning over 150 years appear on the top and lower right of this postcard by Tom Myers. The photograph on the lower left captures actors at the fort dressed in period clothing posing for a photographer in...
    • BBSAC828
    • 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
    • Old Sacramento, California, Carriage

    • 1995
    • Shown in circa 1995 is a horse-drawn carriage making its way by the Heywood Building, located in the Old Sacramento State Historic Park and at the southeastern corner of Second and J streets. Constructed in 1857, the building was one of the most...
    • BBSAC551
    • Sacramento, The Pony Express

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard shows the Pony Express monument, located in the Old Sacramento State Historic Park, at the northeast corner of Second and J streets. Sacramento's B.F. Hastings building, at the southwest corner of Second and J streets, was...
    • BBSAC552
    • 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
    • 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
    • Greetings from Elk Grove, Calif. - with Horses

    • 1940
    • Between approximately 1930 when linen-backed cards first appeared and 1959 when production ceased horses and horseback riding in Elk Grove would have been as common as tractors and pick-up trucks. With that in mind a decision was made at some level...
    • BBSAC793
    • Old Sacramento - Horse and Carriage

    • 2000
    • Shown in circa 2000 is a horse and carriage along K Street, between Front and Second, within the Old Sacramento State Historic Park. As of 1991, there were four companies ferrying tourists throughout the 150-year-old neighborhood. Also in 1991,...
    • BBSAC529
    • Pony Express Rider

    • 1980
    • Shown in this circa 1980 postcard are contrasting symbols of transportation, the Pony Express monument, at the intersection of Second and J streets, and a raised Interstate Five. It was decided by the State Highway Commission, in 1963, to run the...
    • BBSAC517
    • Old Sacramento - Modes of Transportation

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 postcard shows, most prominently, the Delta King riverboat, the Tehama Building at the northeast corner of Front and J streets, and the Pony Express monument, dedicated in 1976. The back of the postcard carries the following...
    • BBSAC518


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