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    • Confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers

    • 1978
    • This birds-eye view of the Sacramento Region from 1978 shows Discovery Park in the foreground and Interstate 5 as it crosses the American River and heads south at what is sometimes referred to as “Crossroads of the West.” The old water treatment...
    • BBSAC935
    • Range Search Plane, McClellan Air Force Base

    • 1985
    • This circa 1985 postcard shows a United States Coast Guard Lockheed C-130 Hercules operating out of McClellan Air Force Base. Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento was established at McClellan in September 1978, intended to be an outgrowth of Air...
    • BBSAC757
    • Mull Residence at 1358 Fortieth Street

    • 1942
    • Taken on March 14, 1942, this photograph shows the family of Archibald Mull standing before the front door of their home at 1358 Fortieth Street, in East Sacramento. Mull was a Boalt Law School graduate and was a practicing attorney until his...
    • 1476
    • California Redwoods

    • 1958
    • This uninspired color photograph of a vintage automobile travelling through the California redwoods was one of a group of stock postcards purchased to promote Lew Williams Chevrolet Center at 2449 Fulton Avenue. Mailed for three cents on December...
    • BBSAC786
    • Hotel El Rancho Resort

    • 1953
    • This 1953 airborne photograph shows the 17-acre Hotel El Rancho Resort, located at 1075 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento, California. Built in 1932 by millionaire Thomas Hull, the El Rancho was visited by the likes of Clark Gable, Robert...
    • 464
    • Stanford-Lathrop Memorial Home, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • The Stanford-Lathrop Memorial Home for Friendless Children sits at the southeast corner of Eighth and N Streets in this circa 1910 postcard. Originally belonging to capitalist Leland Stanford, the home was ceded, in 1900, to the Catholic Diocese...
    • BBSAC166
    • Western Pacific R.R. Depot, Sacramento, Cal.

    • Resting at 1904 J Street is the Western Pacific Railroad passenger depot. Opening in August 1910, the station operated until March 1970. In 1978, is was purchased by the Dariotis family and converted into a restaurant, the Old Spaghetti Factory.
    • BBSAC629
    • The Leland Stanford Mansion

    • 1955
    • The facade of the Leland Stanford Mansion at 800 N Street was captured with this 1955 photograph. Designed by San Francisco-based architect Seth Babson, and originally built in 1856 by Gold Rush merchant Sheldon Fogus, the home was eventually...
    • 1742
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1955
    • A front view of the Sacramento County Hospital located at 2221 Stockton Boulevard, this picture was taken ca. 1955. Sacramento County Hospital opened in 1871, and it burned down on October 5, 1879. It was rebuilt and completed in July of 1879. By...
    • 1760
    • Comstock Building Burns

    • 2003
    • Breathing its last breath on July 3, 2003, is the Comstock Building at Eighth and J Streets. The three-story building was constructed in 1861 by Leland Stanford and sold to burgeoning Sacramento businessman and native-Austrian Anthony Coolot. He...
    • 2264f
    • K Street Mall Reflection Pool

    • 1970
    • This photograph was taken in circa 1970 from a point just to the east of the intersection of K and Eighth Street. It reveals a reflection pool and several pedestrians. To the right of the picture and in the distance are Weinstocks and, beyond...
    • 990


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