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    • Packard Bell NEC

    • 1997
    • Packard Bell NEC, an international computer manufacturer, has corporate headquarters in Sacramento (One Packard Bell Way). Taken July 30, 1997, this is the front of the Packard Bell NEC Administration Building, which used to be the headquarters...
    • 1850
    • Nimbus Dam on the American River

    • 1997
    • This January 1997 photograph shows the Nimbus Dam on a flooded American River. At the height of New Year's storms, the river was gushing out of the dam at 115,000 cubic feet per second, a marked difference from the 5,000 that the structure was...
    • 1657
    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • The Rainbow Bridge is the scene of a flooded American River near Folsom in January 1997. The American River's Nimbus and Folsom dams were able control much of the water volume and pressure moving toward the levees along the lower river, thus...
    • 1658a
    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • In this January 1997 photograph, waters of a flooded American River tear below Folsom's Rainbow Bridge. At the time of the flood, only seven percent of Sacramento properties absorbing damage held flood insurance. Overall, and at the time of the...
    • 1658b
    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • Torrents of water make their way down the American River near Folsom's 80-year-old Rainbow Bridge in January 1997. Spanning a week-and-a-half from New Year's Day, storms and resulting rains were responsible for the destruction of over 2,676 homes...
    • 1658c
    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • This photograph from January 1997 shows a swelled American River rushing below Folsom's Rainbow Bridge. Despite protection from of one of the most elaborate flood control systems in the world, the El Nino-attributed New Year's storms forced water...
    • 1658d
    • ITT Technical Institute

    • 1997
    • ITT Technical Institute's newest campus, located at Gold Center Drive, is in the early phases of construction in this July 2, 1997, photograph. Primarily an engineering college with sixty-one campuses nationwide, ITT had another location in...
    • 1852
    • ITT Technical Institute

    • 1997
    • ITT Technical Institute, primarily an engineering college with sixty-one campuses nationwide, located in Sacramento at 9700 Goethe Road. The front entrance to the school is visible in this July 2, 1997 picture.
    • 1851
    • Discovery Museum

    • 1997
    • This 1997 postcard shows the Discovery Museum, located at 101 I Street. At the time this photograph was taken, the museum's mission sought to educate through interactive exhibits covering science, history and technology. It was established in...
    • BBSAC530
    • American River near Folsom

    • 1997
    • Two pine trees and an ancient retaining wall are the backdrop for flooding along the American River, near Folsom in January 1997. The highest volume of water to fill the American equaled 115 cubic feet per second a figure which was considered safe...
    • 1655a
    • 4th Street Grille

    • 1997
    • This circa 1997 artistic rendering shows the 4th Street Grille, located at 400 L Street. Specializing in "New American"-style cuisine and creative appetizers, the eatery opened in 1992 under the culinary prowess of chef Ron Fleming. It sits in...
    • BBSAC653
    • American River near Folsom

    • 1997
    • A darkened and flooded American River swells over its banks near Folsom in January 1997. The tropical, El Nino-style storm, which left 6.79 inches of rainfall in the Sacramento area, followed similar events in 1995, 1987, and 1982. Sacramento's...
    • 1655b
    • American River near Folsom

    • 1997
    • A massive eddy forms in the flooded American River, near Folsom in January 1997. Sacramento County damages from the New's Day tropical storm -- often referred to as the Hawaiian Pineapple Express -- were estimated at 7 million dollars, with...
    • 1655c
    • American River near Folsom

    • 1997
    • Shown in January 1997 is a portion of the flooded American River, near Folsom. The power of a New Year's Day tropical storm drove an assortment of debris down the lower American River into Lake Folsom including parts of five cabins, 20 propane...
    • 1655d
    • American River near Folsom

    • 1997
    • Rapids fill the flooded American River near Folsom in this January 1997 photograph. The Folsom Dam's ability to control the amount of release from Folsom Lake was crucial in minimizing the volume of water running downstream toward Sacramento. ...
    • 1655e
    • Negro Bar, American River

    • 1997
    • This January 1997 photograph captures a torrent of water innundating Negro Bar along the American River. By January 3, the entirety of the 23-mile-long American River Parkway had been submerged by way of the rain from New Year's storms, with the...
    • 1656
    • Max and Nadine Dimick

    • 1999
    • This June 1999 image shows Dr. Max L. Dimick and his wife Nadine, standing before the Arden-Dimick Branch of the Sacramento Public Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The Dimicks’ generous donation of 800,000 dollars, in November 1997, was...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-1
    • Thys Iron and Steel Foundry

    • 1946
    • Shown here on April 4, 1946, is the Thys Iron and Steel Foundry at 6900 Folsom Boulevard. The business was established in 1940 by the eccentric Edouard Thys, an Eton-educated Belgian aristocrat and electrical engineer, and his equally eccentric...
    • 26
    • Four Women Polo Players

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures four female polo players posing with their horses. The woman on the far right is Barbara Worth. Worth made a legendary name for herself in California riding circles, performing in her first California State Fair...
    • 1526

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