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    • Edmonds Field

    • 1947
    • This July 1947 photograph shows busy box offices at the entrance to Edmonds Field at 1100 Broadway. Home to the Sacramento Solons baseball team, the stadium was built in 1922 as Moreing Field, named after team owner Lew Moreing. The stadium was...
    • 2281
    • Edmonds Field After 1948 Fire

    • 1948
    • This photograph captures Edmonds Field, at the intersection of Riverside Boulevard and Broadway, as it appeared on July 24, 1948, after fire - likely started by a carelessly tossed cigarette - destroyed the park on July 11. Immediately afterward,...
    • 1100
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company Building

    • 1941
    • This photograph of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company building at 1100 K Street was taken on July 12, 1941. Set on the southeast corner of Eleventh and K Streets, the structure was built in 1912/13 as an administrative hub. It was made of...
    • 149
    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Entry to the Alhambra Theater

    • 1947
    • The façade of the legendary Alhambra Theater at 1100 Alhambra Boulevard is captured in this 1947 photograph. The venue was designed to emulate the grandeur of Islam’s Alhambra, located in Granada, Spain. The movie house was accented with a garden...
    • 2280
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1948
    • This photograph, taken circa 1948, captures an awards ceremony at Edmond's Field, located at the corner of two main boulevards, Riverside and Broadway. Edmonds served as the home of the Sacramento Solons baseball club from 1944 to 1960. The field...
    • 1099
    • Elks Charity Baseball Game in 1953

    • 1953
    • Photograph, taken in 1953, of the Elks Charity Baseball game at Edmonds Field showing Stan Hack and other notables. From left to right; F. R. Howard; Stan Hack; Frank Bottaro; Murv Shea; and Larry Williams.
    • 1479
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1948
    • Photograph, taken circa 1948, of the new Edmonds Field under construction after the disastrous fire of 1948. The field would reopen in March of 1949.
    • 1101
    • Sacramento Senators Team Batboy

    • 1921
    • This photograph, taken in 1921, shows a batboy of the Sacramento Senators showing his stuff at Moreing Field. Sacramento’s first organized semi-professional baseball team was the Altas , who became the Senators in 1890, and played the 1891 and 1893...
    • 1480
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1949
    • Photograph, taken in 1949, of Edmonds Field, just having reopened in March of 1949 after the disastrous fire of 1948.
    • 1102
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1950
    • This photograph, taken in 1950, shows the new Edmonds Field, reopened in March of 1949. Bill Avila is shown in the foreground, wearing a white shirt. Avila was a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies and wrote a Bushers Column for the Sacramento...
    • 1104
    • K Street between Tenth and Eleventh

    • 1931
    • Photo, taken on March 31, 1931, of K Street beginning at Twelfth Street. In the photo are the Weinstock Lubin Department Store (1120 K Street), E.N. Skeel's Shoes (1110 K Street), The Boy's Store Clothing (1108 K Street), Pacific, Gas, & Electric...
    • 1089
    • Lewis Apartments

    • 1939
    • Pictured in 1939, at the corner of Eleventh and N Streets are the Lewis Apartments. Built in 1926 for 350,000 dollars by Manuel and Anna Lewis, the seven floor, 38-unit structure contained apartments of two, three and four rooms. The architect...
    • 1819
    • Parade for Premiere of “Steel Town”

    • 1950
    • This March 29, 1952, photograph captures an eastbound automobile procession on K Street, advertising the opening of the film "Steel Town" at the Esquire Theater. In addition to the parade, the photograph reveals several downtown businesses,...
    • 685
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1955
    • Taken from across the street c1955, this is the entrance to Edmonds Field, home of the Sacramento Solons, a Pacific Coast League team.
    • 1778
    • Restaurant at 1513 Eleventh Street

    • 1931
    • Pictured on October 1, 1931, at 1513 Eleventh Street, is a new restaurant building with a unique look. Although the home to different eateries throughout the years, the spot is best known for its association with Posey’s Cottage, founded in...
    • 160
    • Edmonds Field Under Construction

    • 1949
    • Photograph, taken March 14, 1949, of the Edmonds Field baseball stadium under construction, at the corner of Riverside and Broadway.
    • 1308
    • K Street at Eleventh

    • 1975
    • Taken in circa 1975 and looking west, this photograph of a busy K Street Mall captures pedestrians passing by the Hotel Regis at 1106 Eleventh Street. Also visible - and lining the southern side of K Street - are Grebitus and Son Jewelers at 1100...
    • 1839
    • Edmonds Field Under Construction

    • 1949
    • Photograph, taken March 26, 1949, of the Edmonds Field baseball stadium under construction, at the corner of Riverside and Broadway.
    • 1309
    • Sacramento Solons Team Portrait: 1951

    • 1951
    • Taken in 1951, this photograph shows the Sacramento Solons baseball team at Edmonds Field, located at Broadway and Riverside Boulevard. After a successful individual season from Joe Gordon, who had 136 runs batted in and 43 home runs, the Solons...
    • 1310

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