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    • Goodrich Silvertown Stores

    • 1947
    • Taken on April 5, 1937, this photograph captures the entry to the Goodrich Silvertown building at 1200 I Street. On the right side of the photograph, two young boys are peering through the storefront window at First World War ephemera. President...
    • 386
    • G Street, 1210; 701 Twelfth Street

    • 1948
    • A circa 1948 view of Soule Equipment Company at 701 Twelfth Street, a farm equipment company. To the left in the photograph is the G-Twelve Shop at 1210 G Street, an automobile repair shop with wheel alignment, auto and truck reconstruction, and...
    • 1628
    • Ransome's Truck Service

    • 1942
    • Pictured on March 8, 1942, is the newly constructed Ransome truck terminal at 324 North Sixteenth Street. It was built in order to provide mechanical, lubrication, fuel and personal assistance to agricultural and industrial truckers operating in...
    • 420
    • Fritz and Bartlett Automobile shops at Sixteenth and J Streets

    • 1935
    • Pictured here in 1935, the auto top and upholstery business of Fred P. Fritz shared 1615 J Street with William H. Bartlett's Automobile Body Work, Auto Painting, Fender and Body Repair Shop. The employees of both enterprises, along with two...
    • 381
    • J Street, East of Sixth Street

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph of J Street shows the Ramona Garage at 606 J Street, the Argentina Tavern at 610 J Street, and the Rancho Grande Restaurant at 612 J Street. The Argentina, in operation since the mid-1940s, is set within the venerable stone...
    • 927
    • Rainbow (42nd) Division, 117th Engineers Parade

    • 1920
    • The Rainbow (42nd) Division, 117th Engineers march in uniform led by a color guard with the American flag and their unit flag. A large crowd lines the sidewalk to watch. Far in the background is the Superior Garage in this view taken on J Street...
    • 1070
    • Lester Motors Ford

    • 1946
    • Pictured in January 1946 is Lester Motors Ford at 1301 K Street. Founded by Edward “Ted” Lester in 1935, the original Lester Motors Studebaker was located at Sixteenth and K. In May 1937, and after a 12,000 dollar renovation, Lester moved his...
    • 408
    • I Street

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph features a fenced vacant lot with barbed wire on the top of a corrugated metal fence. The Causeway Garage is identified by a faded, painted sign on the bricks over a weathered wooden door. There is a large hole in the...
    • 776
    • Automotive Patron

    • 1963
    • Shown in October 1963 is a patron, making use of automotive reference materials in the reference room of the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. The patron was not allowed to take the book out so opted to bring his...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-7-9
    • J Street, 606 through 614

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows several businesses on the south side of J Street, between Sixth and Seventh Streets. They include, right to left, the Ramona Garage at 606 J Street, the abandoned Crystal Palace pottery, the Argentina Tavern at 610 J...
    • 926
    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • Merchant Street, between Sixth and Seventh Streets

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph of Merchant Street captures the street's north side, between Sixth and Seventh Streets. The first two structures - from left to right - are the Ramona Hotel at 1007 Sixth Street and the Ramona Garage at 606 J Street. Once...
    • 1448
    • Court Garage

    • 1960
    • Offering “24-Hour Service” and pictured in circa 1960 is the Court Garage at 610 through 614 I Street. Across the street was the business’s namesake, the Sacramento County Superior Courthouse, at 615 I Street. The garage was operated by...
    • 311
    • Mansion View Lodge - Tom Hood Photography

    • 1968
    • This postcard featuring the entrance, parking lot and rooms of the Mansion View Lodge in 1968 offers the following enticement on the back, "Opposite Governor's Mansion ...cooled by refrigeration." More than 40 years later both the Governor's...
    • BBSAC468
    • J Street:  602 through 606

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph reveals the southern side of J Street, between Sixth and Seventh Streets. Visible are the Ramona Garage at 606 J Street, the Ramona Hotel, California Grocery at 604 J Street and Norm's Pawnshop at 602 J Street.
    • 367
    • Lester Motors Studebaker

    • 1944
    • Taken in 1944, this photograph shows Lester Motors Studebaker, located at 1301 K Street. At the time of the photograph, Lester – founded by Edward “Ted” Lester – was the northern California distributor of Studebaker cars. With World War...
    • 407
    • Lester Motors Facilities

    • 1946
    • Pictured in 1946 are support facilities of Lester Motors Ford at 900 Thirteenth Street. The photograph was taken from 1300 I Street, where the business’s showroom was located. This location formed the culmination of Lester’s business...
    • 409
    • Eleventh Street, 1111-1125

    • 1931
    • A January 31, 1931 view of Pacific Gas and Electric at 11th and K Street; Casey's Drugs (1111 Eleventh Street); the Medico-Dental Pharmacy (1125 Eleventh Street); and Dalma Garage (1111 Eleventh Street). Distant Views of Elks Temple (925 Eleventh...
    • 1602
    • Close-up of O’Neil Brothers Service Station

    • 1933
    • This closer view of gas pumps and service garages at the O’Neil Brothers Service Station at Thirteenth and L Streets was captured on May 12, 1933. In spite of its founders, Joseph and John O’Neil, dying during the 1940s, the company surged to...
    • 145
    • O'Neil Brothers Service Station

    • 1935
    • The 1301 L Street location of the O’Neil Brothers Service Station is shown in this photograph, taken on December 18, 1935. The site was purchased in 1929 by brothers Joe and John O’Neil for 47,500 dollars. Once in hand, the third generation...
    • 146

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