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...
This circa 1910 postcard shows, as seen from the south, the open 200-foot draw span of the Southern Pacific Railroad's drawbridge. The draw was operated by an electric motor that replaced the lengthy and tedious work that had to be done by two men.
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