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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 vessel. ...
    • 917
    • Dave’s Men’s Store from Fourth and K Streets.

    • 1950
    • This 1962 photograph captures a razed lot between J and K Streets and Third and Fourth Streets. In the distance are Dave’s Men’s Store at 230 K Street and the Club Café Tavern at 231 K Street. Beyond that, one can see the spires of the Tower...
    • 77
    • Sacramento California, Bannon Waterway

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard portrays an idyllic day on Bannon Creek, previously known as First Bannon Slough. Located near the Natomas section of Sacramento, or two-and-a-half miles northwest of the Capitol Building, the water feature occupied an...
    • BBSAC716
    • Golden Eagle Hotel, Sacramento, Cal. - Blank Back

    • 1915
    • Shown at the northwest corner of Seventh and K streets is the Golden Eagle Hotel. In addition to being considered the lodge par excellence in its day, the Golden Eagle, built in 1863, also had the reputation for being a mainstay of the Republican...
    • BBSAC453
    • Western Union Telegraph Company

    • 1960
    • Taken in 1960, this photograph shows the former Western Union Telegraph Company building, having operated from 1868 to 1938. Prior to that, the building, known as the Pioneer Telegraph Building, housed the California Telegraph Company from 1863...
    • 341
    • The Review, 1932

    • 1932-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • Themis

    • March 17, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Sacramento, California Railroad Museum

    • 1996
    • This 1996 postcard shows an exhibit of Central Pacific Railroad engine number 1, the Governor Stanford, as it makes its way through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The 4-4-0 locomotive entered into service in 1863 and was a vital tool in constructing...
    • BBSAC525
    • Themis

    • April 14, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Wrought Iron Gate

    • 1998
    • Taken in 1998, this wrought iron gate depicts two lambs lying under a weeping willow. It is inscribed with the name "Z. Gardner" with a date of 1863. The gate is located at Sacramento's Old City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway.
    • 2103a
    • Heald College

    • 1937
    • This May 10, 1937, photograph shows the ornate calligraphy drawn to a blackboard by a penmanship instructor at Sacramento's branch of Heald College, located at Fourteenth and K Streets. Heald established its Sacramento presence in August 1912...
    • 1652
    • The Review, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • "Huntington," Pioneer Locomotive

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard shows the locomotive C.P. Huntington near the Southern Pacific Depot, located at Fifth and I streets. The 4-2-4T, 290-foot engine was built in October 1863 at Cooke Locomotive Works in Paterson, New Jersey. It ceased...
    • BBSAC616
    • 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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