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    • Cinderella's Coach, Fairy Tale Town, William Land Park

    • 1970
    • Shown in circa 1970 is a throng of children guiding Cinderella's Coach at Fairy Tale Town. The concept for a storybook-themed park was the idea, in 1955, of the Junior League of Sacramento. The park's sets were designed by local sculptor and...
    • BBSAC597
    • Miniature Railway at Oak Park, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • Children take in the novelty of riding on the Oak Park Amusement Park's miniature train, in this circa 1910 postcard. The park opened in 1889, the transport to which was provided, in many cases, by six closed streetcars, operating between downtown...
    • BBSAC767
    • View in Oak Park, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard reveals a path, cutting its way through the playground abutting the west end of the Oak Park Amusement Park at Fifth Avenue, between Thirty-Third and Thirty-Seventh Streets. In 1913, the spot became known as Joyland, and...
    • BBSAC568
    • Miniature Railway at Oak Park

    • 1910
    • A miniature railroad is the subject of this circa 1910 postcard, set in the Oak Park section of Sacramento. Largely considered Sacramento's first amusement park, Oak Park, then later to be called Joyland, was founded in 1889. The park included a...
    • BBSAC569
    • Scenic Railway, Oak Park

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows the 18-acre Joyland amusement park, located in the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento. Prominent is the Scenic Railway, a popular figure-eight roller coaster. Joyland opened on the evening of June 6, 1913 to a...
    • BBSAC570
    • McClatchy Park and Joyland

    • 1929
    • Taken on May 18, 1929, this photograph shows a band procession at McClatchy Park, the previous home of the Joyland amusement park. Situated on Fifth Avenue, between Thirty-Third and Thirty-Seventh Streets, Joyland opened on June 6, 1913 to over...
    • 771
    • A Children's Dreamland Fairytale Town

    • 1960
    • Shown is a circa 1960 brochure for Fairytale Town, located at Sutterville Road and Land Park Drive. Opening 1959, the park offered playful access to 16 different fairytale scenarios. The park was brought to life through the efforts of the...
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    • Cal Expo - Kyle S. Smith

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard provides an aerial view, as seen from the west, of the grounds of the California State Fair, located at the 1600 Exposition Boulevard. Although purchased for use by the State in 1948, the 350-acre venue wasn't opened until...
    • BBSAC338
    • K Street, 603-621

    • 1962
    • This view shows the Capitol Theater (615 K Street) alongside the Liberty Theater (617 K Street). Although the photograph can be dated to 1962, the Capitol Theater stopped showing films back in 1953. Pacific Loan Company (621 K Street), Fun Center...
    • 688

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