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    • Original Central Pacific Depot

    • 1863
    • As captured in this 1863 photograph, several rail workers stand in front of, and beside, the Central Pacific Railroad’s first depot and ticket office at Front and I Streets. It was designed in 1863 by Collis P. Huntington, and built in one...
    • 853
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “Governor Stanford”

    • 1863
    • The Central Pacific Railroad’s “Governor Stanford” chugs by in this 1863 photograph. The 4-4-0 locomotive was built a year earlier by the Norris Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and then brought to San Francisco by sailing...
    • 917
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as...
    • 857
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as...
    • 2475
    • Thomas Calley Perkins

    • 1865
    • Thomas Calley Perkins, namesake of Perkins Station, appears in this 1865 photograph. A native of Marblehead, Massachusetts, it has been written that he walked to California in 1850. In the same year, he settled in Brighton, which had been located...
    • 1030
    • John Frink Richardson

    • 1873
    • This photograph of prominent Sacramento dairyman John Frink Richardson was taken in circa 1873. Richardson arrived in Sacramento on September 1, 1850, from Wyoming County, New York. He died in January of 1906 and is buried in the City Cemetery.
    • 1000
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson

    • 1873
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson, pictured here circa 1873, was the wife of dairyman John Frink Richardson. Born in England in October 1817; she came to the United States in 1841 and settled in Sacramento in 1849. Upon arriving in the young city, she...
    • 1001
    • 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
    • Dr. Gregory W. Phelan

    • 1880
    • Pictured in 1880 is Sacramento physician, Dr. Gregory W. Phelan. Born in New York State in 1822, Phelan came to Sacramento in 1849 as part of the Gold Rush. He soon thereafter started a medical practice which would operate until 1870. Outside of...
    • 998
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Arcade Depot

    • 1882
    • Located on G Street, between Second and Third Streets, and shown here in 1882 is the three track Central Pacific depot, also commonly known as the “Arcade Station.” One of the most modern stations of its day, the gothic-style garage, with its...
    • 852
    • Lula Bagwill

    • 1884
    • This 1884 portrait of Lula Bagwill comes in the form of a business card, taken at J.W. Leftwich's studio at 421 J Street. The back of the card bears the photographer's information. Attached: 1880 California census and segment from "Biographies of...
    • 2247
    • 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
    • Stevens Monument, Sacramento, California - Mitchell, PCK

    • 1890
    • This postcard shows a statue dedicated to the memory of Andrew Jackson Stevens, a native of Vermont who went on to become a master builder of early Southern Pacific Railroad locomotives. Locted at Sacramento's Park Plaza at Ninth and J Streets,...
    • BBSAC213
    • Mason's Steam Laundry

    • 1893
    • This circa 1893 photograph captures the staff of Mason’s Steam Laundry as they pose before the business’s complex at Twelfth and D Streets. The engines driving the business’s growth were native-German Fred Mason and his wife Caroline, a...
    • 411
    • Mary J. Watson Grammar School Seventh Grade Class Photograph

    • 1893
    • Taken in January 13, 1893, is a graduation photograph of seventh grade students at Sacramento Grammar School. The school changed its name to Mary J. Watson Grammar School in 1910. Built in 1872/73, it was located on the northeast corner of...
    • 1220
    • Folsom State Prison 1893 Jailbreak Participants

    • 1893
    • This circa 1900 photograph displays seven of eight participants in a June 27, 1893, jailbreak at Folsom State Prison in Folsom, California. The eighth player was ex-Folsom convict Bill Fredericks who vowed to break several of his prison mates...
    • 2204
    • Long Valley School Portrait

    • 1893
    • This 1893 photograph reveals a group of school children and their teacher posing for a class picture. One of the smaller boys, in the first row, holds a blackboard which has written upon it in chalk "Long Valley School. J.A. Wardlow. Teacher. ...
    • 73

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