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    • Railfair, 1981

    • 1981
    • This 1981 photograph captures proceedings of Sacramento’s inaugural Railfair celebration, a 10-day-long event celebrating California’s railroad heritage. A locomotive – Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “Nevada” – makes its way toward a...
    • 2417
    • Montgomery Way Oak

    • 1981
    • This March 28, 1981, photograph shows the grounds of 2751 Montgomery Street, located in the Curtis Park district of Sacramento. In the middle of the frame and just off the sidewalk is the tree long-known as the "Montgomery Way Oak." The...
    • 1530
    • Greetings from Sacramento - State of California

    • 1981
    • A postage stamp tour of Sacramento featuring five tourist attractions of 1981 is the theme of this Fritz Vibe postcard. The California State Capitol Building, Tower Bridge, Old Sacramento, The California State Railroad Museum and the Governor's...
    • BBSAC965
    • The Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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...
    • Fruitridge Branch

    • 1982
    • Shown in circa 1982 is the Fruitridge Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 4608 Forty-Fourth Street. The branch operated at the pictured location from 1981 to roughly 1988.
    • PH-SPL-FRU-1-85
    • Halloween Display at Fruitridge Branch

    • 1982
    • This circa 1982 photograph shows a Halloween book display – complete with Count Dracula – at the Fruitridge Branch of the Sacramento County Library. The branch, located at 4608 Forty-Fourth Street, operated from 1981 to 1988.
    • PH-SPL-FRU-1-86
    • Harold Martelle at Sylvan Oaks

    • 1974
    • Sacramento City and County Librarian Harold “Marty” Martelle speaks at the November 1974 ground breaking of the Sacramento County Library’s Sylvan Oaks Branch, located at 6700 Auburn Boulevard. Martelle served as Library Director from 1971 to 1981,...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-5
    • California State Capitol

    • 1985
    • The west entrance of the California State Capitol at sundown on a moonlit night is the subject of this postcard. The building was completed in 1874 and underwent changes over the years as additions, modifications and even removal of some of the...
    • BBSAC939
    • Virginia and Truckee Railroad's Locomotive No. 13

    • 2000
    • Shown in circa 2000 is the Virginia and Truckee Railroad's locomotive number 13, also known as "Empire" and 15 as 13 was considered an unlucky number. Built in 1873 and retired in 1922, the Empire was repurposed as a switcher for spell, but has...
    • BBSAC623
    • Sacramento Controller Archibald Hoover

    • 1951
    • Archibald O. Hoover sits in his City Hall office in this 1951 photograph. The Texas native served as Sacramento's Deputy City Controller between 1932 and 1934 and was the city's primary Controller from 1935 through 1960, retiring from public...
    • 1129
    • Bethel Temple

    • The unique design of the Bethel Temple sign at 565 Howe Avenue was especially effective at night, and from late 1964 until 1980 the glow mingled with the fog from the American River to cast an eerie light for motorists. Prior to 1964 the corner of...
    • BBSAC200
    • K Street Mall at Twelfth Street

    • 1975
    • Taken in circa 1975, this photograph captures a view of the K Street Mall, looking east from the intersection Twelfth and K Streets. To the left of the frame are the venerable McCurry's Photography at 1131 K Street and Lauter and Son's Gifts. To...
    • 1262


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