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    • Regal Service Station

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows the Regal Service Station, located at 1221 through 1231 Third Street. Giveaway stamps, redeemable for merchandise, are advertised along with a fifteen-month battery for six dollars and eightty-eight cents. A vintage 1960...
    • 624
    • Johnson-Harris Service Station

    • 1952
    • Photograph, taken in 1952, of the Johnson-Harris Service Station (800 Alhambra) and Patterson Parts (810 Alhambra). In the 1955 Sacramento City Directory, Lester A. Johnson and Orville D. Harris are listed as proprietors of the service station.
    • 448
    • 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
    • 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 five...
    • 145
    • Sacramento Tire Company

    • 1929
    • This July 20, 1929, photograph shows the Sacramento Tire Company at 1530 L Street. A few years later, Goodyear would take over the L-shaped and Spanish-style property that was built, also in 1929, for 20,000 dollars by the Standard Oil Company of...
    • 449
    • 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
    • Second Street:  1219; Capitol Avenue:  201 through 206

    • 1960
    • The east side of Second Street, between L Street and Capitol Avenue, is shown in this 1960 photograph. Businesses in view include the La Simpatia Restaurant at 1219 Second Street, Al's Flying A Gas Station at 201 Capitol Avenue, and, on the other...
    • 1522
    • Van Voorhies-Phinney Collar Factory on Fifth Street

    • 1960
    • Resting at 912 and 914 Fifth Street is the former Van Voorhies-Phinney horse collar factory, pictured in 1960. It was built in 1909/10, producing award-winning collars at the California State Fair. The building stood well into the 1960s, and was...
    • 291
    • Texaco Automobile Service Station

    • 1931
    • This August 17, 1931, photograph shows Texas native Bert B. Elam's Texaco Gas Station as it sat at 3800 J Street. In 1935, Texaco had decided to make Sacramento its Northern California and Nevada headquarters and, by 1932, had set up storage...
    • 23
    • Third Street, 1222 through 1230

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows a Standard Oil gas station at 1226 through 1230 Third Street. To the right, and behind the station, is the three story Tokyo Hotel at 1222 Third Street. A large Royal Crown Cola advertisement is painted on the...
    • 725
    • Christian Brothers’ School:  Aerial View

    • 1930
    • This unique aerial view of Christian Brothers’ School at Twenty-First and Y Street was taken in 1930. Previously on Twelfth and K Streets, what had been called Christian Brothers’ College, accepted a donation for the pictured plot of land at...
    • 871
    • Union Oil Service Station

    • 1935
    • This March 16, 1935, photograph shows a Union Oil Service Station at the corner of Alhambra and J Streets. Union Oil’s presence in Sacramento goes back to 1906 with its decision to install production facilities at Front and Y Streets. Operated by...
    • 461
    • Flood at Del Paso Boulevard

    • 1927
    • Pictured in 1927 is a flooded Del Paso Boulevard. The Woodlake Service Station at 1212 Del Paso Boulevard is partially submerged. Noteworthy is the advertisement of gasoline at 19 cents a gallon. The station was vacated by after the flood, only...
    • 891
    • Fifth Street, 1123-1125

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 photograph of 1123-1125 Fifth Street, with Marie Kay's Beauty Salon at 1123 Fifth Street. There were rooms for rent at 1123 and an empty store at 1125 Fifth Street. A Shell Gasoline station, built in 1909, stood at the corner.
    • 1503
    • Tower Bridge Service Station

    • 1960
    • Taken in circa 1960, this photograph provides a view of the Tower Bridge Service Station at 331 J Street.
    • 945
    • Fifth Street, 1121-1131

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 photograph of Fifth Street, with Hotel Alexander at 1121 Fifth Street, Marie Kay's Beauty Salon at 1123 Fifth Street, rooms for rent at 1123 Fifth street, an empty store at 1125 Fifth Street, and Shell Service Station at 1127-1131...
    • 1507
    • L Street, 501-511

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 view of the Shell Service Station at 501 L Street (northeast corner), the Alexander Hotel at 1121 Fifth Street, and the Delta Hotel at 511 L Street.
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    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph provides a view of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard. Visible are a Union 76 service station and the Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley. The boulevard was part of the famed Lincoln and Victory...
    • 1514c
    • Welcome Grove Auto Court

    • 1944
    • Set along Business Route 40, in West Sacramento, is the Welcome Grove Auto Court. Opened in 1927, the motel featured a restaurant, bar, gas station and grocery store. Notable residents include the musical group the Turtles and Brian Hyland who...
    • BBSAC511
    • 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

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