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    • Grand Electric Carnival from Tenth and K Streets

    • 1895
    • This 1895 photograph shows an illuminated downtown Sacramento during the Grand Electric Carnival. Strings of lights and a glowing golden bear dangle over the street, enlightening street car tracks, American flags and several businesses. Taken...
    • 2383a
    • Fogalsang and Raplee State Fair Exhibit

    • 1895
    • Pictured in 1895 is Fogalsang and Raplee's exhibit at the 1895 California State Fair. The electrician's shop was located at 1109 Tenth Street. On July 13, just weeks before the Fair's opening, the nation's first hydroelectric alternating-current...
    • 443
    • Crystal Palace Pottery Exhibit at California State Fair

    • 1895
    • Pictured in 1895 is the exhibit at the California State Fair for the Sacramento-based Crystal Palace Pottery at 610 J Street. Owned by W.G. Barr and managed by Joseph Thieben, the business enjoyed a banner time, winning in several areas, according...
    • 57
    • Grand Electric Carnival from Tenth and K Streets

    • 1895
    • This 1895 photograph shows an illuminated downtown Sacramento during the Grand Electric Carnival. Strings of lights and a glowing golden bear dangle over the street, enlightening street car tracks, American flags and several businesses. Taken...
    • 2383c
    • Daytime Prelude to Grand Electric Carnival

    • 1895
    • This September 1895 photograph reveals a daytime look at various adornments for Sacramento’s Grand Electric Carnival, held to celebrate the July 1895 transmission of hydroelectric power from Folsom to Sacramento’s Station A on Sixth and H...
    • 2384
    • Capital Gas Company's 1895 California State Fair Display

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    • Exhibition by the Capital Gas Company at the 1895 California State Fair in Sacramento. In the background is an exhibit for Weinstock Lubin & Company. The caption reads: "Display of Light, Heat and Power by the Capital Gas Co., CAL. State Fair...
    • 1061
    • Native Sons of the Golden West Parade on J Street

    • 1895
    • The Sacramento Parlor of the Native Sons of the Golden West is front and center, at Sixth and J Streets, in this September 9, 1895, photograph. Uniformed members march westward behind a banner that says “”NSGW – Sacramento Parlor.” ...
    • 2378
    • Llewellyn Williams House

    • 1895
    • Pictured in 1895 at 917 H Street is the Llewellyn Williams House. Its namesake, Llewellyn Williams, was the home’s first resident. It was built in 1882 by architects Seth Babson and James Seadler in the style of Victorian Stick, characterized...
    • 2277
    • Grand Electric Carnival from K Street, from Ninth and K Streets

    • 1895
    • This September 9, 1895, photograph captures the gleam of the Grand Electric Carnival on K Street, between Eighth and Ninth Streets. Strings of lights hang from poles and crisscross K Street. The event was held to celebrate the unprecedented long...
    • 2382
    • Folsom Water Power Company Power Canal

    • 1895
    • The Folsom Water Power Company’s power canal runs toward the powerhouse of the Folsom State Prison in this circa 1895 photograph. The canal – built with granite harvested by Folsom prisoners – ran eight feet deep, was 40 feet wide on the...
    • 2213b
    • Folsom Water Power Company Dam

    • 1895
    • Pictured in circa 1895 is the dam of the Folsom Water Power Company at the Stony Gorge section of the American River, one mile northeast of Folsom, California. The dam was the brainchild of Horatio Gates Livermore who wanted a way to float logs...
    • 2213c
    • Ferry Crossing the Sacramento River, Near Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1895
    • This circa 1895 postcard shows a ferry crossing along the Sacramento River. Long a staple of pioneer transportation throughout Sacramento County -- the first recorded Delta operation being in 1848 -- the State of California slowly replaced ferries...
    • BBSAC680
    • Exhibit from Fannie Sullivan’s Millinery Shop

    • 1895
    • This circa 1895 photograph shows an exhibit displaying the wares of Kentucky-born Mrs. Fannie Sullivan. The display was made in concert with the California State Fair. The hat maker and mother of two had a live-in business at 505 J Street.
    • 640
    • California State Fair-Boraxaid Exhibit

    • 1895
    • This exhibit for the 1895 California State Fair was done by the Pacific Coast Borax Company. The display proclaims "Borax is King," "A Home Industry," and a presence "From Death Valley Mines to Alameda Factory." Discovered in Death Valley in 1881,...
    • 641
    • Beautiful California - Sacramento River

    • 1895
    • Shown in circa 1895 is the eastern bank of the Sacramento River as it passes through the city of Sacramento. In the distance, at Front and T sreets, is the smoke stack of the Pioneer Box Factory which had been dormant since October 1893, having...
    • BBSAC694
    • City Plaza Park, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1895
    • This circa 1895 postcard provides an image of the Plaza Park, bordered by I and J streets and Ninth and Tenth streets, and as seen from the park's southwest corner. Plaza Park was one of the original 10 city blocks granted to the City of...
    • BBSAC218

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