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    • Esquire Theater - 44 Esquire 2000

    • 2000
    • This circa 200 postcard provides two renderings of the Esquire Theater, located at 1211 K street: One, with its early-1940s origins, and two, after its rehabilitation in 2000. The new theater, opening in 1999, proved a far cry from its 1940...
    • BBSAC813
    • Sacramento Raley Field

    • 2000
    • Shown in 2000 is West Sacramento's Raley Field, home of the Pacific Coast League's Sacramento Rivercats. The 40 million dollar venue's 2000 opening marked the return of professional baseball to the Capitol region after a 25 year absence. The sale...
    • BBSAC759
    • Old Sacramento - Scope Enterprises

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 scene provides a window into Old Sacramento's Gold Rush Days, the annual rehabilitation of Sacramento's 49er roots. Visible upon dirt-covered streets are wagons and coaches on Second Street between J and K streets. Prominent...
    • BBSAC535
    • Old Sacramento, 1857

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows a painting of the B. F. Hastings Building, at Second and J streets as it appeared in 1857. It was from this building, constructed in 1852/53, that the Pony Express started its first eastward overland journey, on...
    • BBSAC536
    • Sacramento California - Cartoon Map

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard provides a cartoon map of the greater Sacramento area. The card was created by Tehachapi-based artist Gerry Kubler, the author of various other cartoon-centered postcards on California.
    • BBSAC788
    • Sacramento, State Capitol - James Blank

    • 2000
    • Shown in circa 2000 is the California State Capitol building, as viewed from the southwest. The rotunda and Senate and Assembly chambers were just a year away from a 425,000 dollar, two month-long dusting and restoration, the first since a 68...
    • BBSAC315
    • Old Sacramento, California State Railroad Museum, Train Engines

    • 2000
    • Highlighting a rich rail past, this circa 2000 postcard shows the Old Sacramento State Historic Park's various railroading features. Exhibits from the California State Railroad Museum, founded in 1976, and the tracks west of Front Street, are...
    • BBSAC538
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Tom Myers

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures three evening images, all near the intersections of Eleventh through Thirteenth and K streets. The Esquire Theater, built in 1940, became an Imax venue in 1999; Regional Transit's lightrail service began serving K...
    • BBSAC408
    • Old Sacramento - Union Pacific Train

    • 2000
    • Indicative of a rich railroading history, this circa 2000 postcard shows a Union Pacific 0-6-0 switching locomotive, making its way along Front and L streets in Old Sacramento State Historic Park. The engine was built in Lima, Ohio, in 1920. In...
    • BBSAC539
    • Paul Dimick Memorial Community Room

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 image shows a program in progress inside the Arden Branch’s 149-seat Paul Dimick Memorial Community Room. Payment for the room’s 25,000 dollar construction cost came by way of Max and Nadine Dimick. They named the room in honor of...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-7
    • 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 Delta King

    • 2000
    • This evening shot, taken in circa 2000, shows the "Delta King" riverboat at its permanent moorage at Old Sacramento State Historic Park. Launched in 1927, the boat's original assignment was to deliver passengers to Pier 3 in San Francisco and...
    • BBSAC541
    • Downtown Plaza, Sacramento, CA

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows the Downtown Plaza Mall, located on K Street, between Seventh and Third streets. The tapestry of stores was born out of the Downtown Plaza Associates, a group of local investors and the Hahn Group who - in concert...
    • BBSAC826
    • Old Sacramento - Myers

    • 2000
    • The bustle and excitement of the Old Sacramento State Historic Park's annual Gold Rush Days is captured in this circa 2000 postcard. In the top frame, along Second Street, are the Union Hotel, Bank Exchange and the peaked facade of Engine House...
    • BBSAC545
    • Raley Field from the Air, Sacramento, CA

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows sections of both Sacramento and West Sacramento. Raley Field, home of the Pacific Coast League's Sacramento River Cats, the Money Store's ziggurat, the Tower Bridge, the Delta King river boat, the Sacramento River,...
    • BBSAC056
    • Sacramento, Delta King - Night

    • 2000
    • Shown in 2000 is the Delta King riverboat, as seen from the west banks of the Sacramento River. After years of service as a cargo and passenger passport and a stint in the military during World War II, the boat was purchased by the Coyne brothers,...
    • BBSAC546
    • State Capitol at Night, Sacramento, Cal. - Alan Curtis

    • 2000
    • The Great Seal of the State of California floats to the left of the brightly-lit State Capitol like a cameo moon on this postcard dated 2000. A printed description reads, "The California State Capitol Building was completed in 1874 and was recently...
    • BBSAC301
    • Old and New Sacramento

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard presents Sacramento's contrasting urban realities. The 1960s provided a watershed period for Sacramento as redevelopment efforts purged the blight from realm that -- at one time -- saw one of every three retail outlets...
    • BBSAC528
    • Old Sacramento - Horse and Carriage

    • 2000
    • Shown in circa 2000 is a horse and carriage along K Street, between Front and Second, within the Old Sacramento State Historic Park. As of 1991, there were four companies ferrying tourists throughout the 150-year-old neighborhood. Also in 1991,...
    • BBSAC529


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