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    • "Steamers Towing Barges on Sacramento River," Sacramento, Cal.

    • This postcard shows riverboats pulling barges down the Sacramento River. At the beginning of the twentieth-century, the standard barge - and particularly those operated by the Sacramento Transportation Company - measured 232 feet in length and...
    • BBSAC689
    • River Lines Company

    • 1945
    • Pictured in circa 1945 is a bustling scene before the River Lines office and receiving center at 1300 Front Street, with the twin spires of the Tower Bridge in the background. The company was primary in the transport of material and food stuffs...
    • 185
    • Water Front, Sacramento, California

    • 1918
    • This postcard, printed in 1918, reveals a bustling scene of barges, riverboats and wharves along the Sacramento River, between West Sacramento and Sacramento proper. Barges were a common site along the river in the nineteenth and early twentieth...
    • BBSAC705
    • River Scene at Sacramento, California

    • 1925
    • The Sacramento River around 1925 is the subject of this postcard distributed by W. C. Spangler News Agency of Sacramento. West Sacramento is to the left, the Southern Pacific Bridge is in the background and the sheds and buildings bordering Front...
    • BBSAC962
    • Shipping Scene, Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

    • Nearly a dozen vessels ranging from barges piled with bags to floating palaces bearing passengers back and forth to San Francisco crowd the Sacramento River below the Southern Pacific Bridge on this postcard dated July 1924 on the back. This image...
    • BBSAC088
    • Boating on the Sacramento River

    • 1940
    • This 1940 photograph captures sailboats and motorboats making their way upstream along the Sacramento River. To the left of the photograph are grain barges while, on the right side, are grain storage facilities on the Yolo County side of the river.
    • 1197
    • Water Front, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1918
    • Barges fill the Sacramento River in this circa 1918 postcard. In spite of having to navigate a river fraught with sand bars and slickens, it was at this time that the transportation of people and dry goods via the Sacramento River was coming into...
    • BBSAC702
    • U.S. 500 Sacramento, Cal. Water Front

    • 1918
    • This circa 1918 postcard provides a view of the Sacramento waterfront, as seen from the west side of the Sacramento River in West Sacramento, and south of the M Street Bridge. Several wharves - including those representing the Western Pacific...
    • BBSAC703
    • Sacramento River Scene

    • 1946
    • This 1946 photograph shows rice processing facilities along the west bank of the Sacramento River, just off of River Road. The large structure to the right of the water tower are the rice mill and warehouse of the Rice Growers Association of...
    • 959
    • Tower Bridge - Eastman Postcard

    • This postcard captures an evening view of Sacramento's Tower Bridge. After their installation and activation in August 1989, the bridge's lights came under scrutiny from Sacramento River boaters for being overly bright. It was determined,...
    • BBSAC085
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 19, 1910
    • 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...
    • Steamboat “Jacinto”

    • 1930
    • This circa 1936 photograph captures the steamboat “Jacinto” chugging its way along the Sacramento River. In tow is a cargo laden barge.
    • 1574
    • Steamer Towing Freight Barge on Sacramento River, California

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900, a tug and barge make their way along the Sacramento River. The Sacramento to San Francisco corridor was alive with traffic at the turn of the century. Between 1880 and 1903, shipments between Sacramento and San Francisco...
    • BBSAC711
    • "Moonlight on the Sacramento River"

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is a river barge, plying its way along the Sacramento River. For nearly a century and beginning in 1875, River Lines provided transport for cargo - canned goods, rice, and wool - from Sacramento to Colusa, From Sacramento to...
    • BBSAC683
    • The Tower Bridge from the West Bank

    • 1945
    • Clad in its original silver paint, the Tower Bridge is shown, in this circa 1945 postcard, from the West Sacramento side of the Sacramento River. The facility on the opposite bak is the M Street Municipal Wharf.
    • BBSAC065
    • Sacramento, Cal. Sacramento River Scene

    • This placid scene of the Sacramento River and its namesake city’s waterfront business buildings during the first decade of the 20th Century belie the level of intense activity and traffic that made it the hub of the greatest inland waterway in the...
    • BBSAC692


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