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    • House Boats on the Sacramento River, Calif.

    • 1900
    • This grainy, circa 1900 postcard shows a portion of the Sacramento River and a number of boats and house boats. House boats had long been a feature on the river, but in 1899 public health concerns were raised about the mooring of the boats above...
    • BBSAC712
    • The Visitor

    • July 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • One of several riverboats lists afire in this August 28, 1932, photograph. The fire started at 12:45 a.m. on the west bank of the Sacramento River. During the incident, riverside flora caught fire priming flames to make their way toward the I...
    • 903b
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • This August 28, 1932, photograph shows the fire-engulfed wood and iron remains of River Lines boats, moored along the west banks of the Sacramento River. Priming the conflagration were powerful winds, dry conditions which had lasted for weeks, and...
    • 903d
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • This August 28, 1932, photograph shows part of a fire that devastated portions of the River Lines docks and facilities which, in total, was estimated to claim over 500,000 dollars in damages. The fire also claimed a River Lines fleet of eight...
    • 903e
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • November 20, 1909
    • 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...
    • Riverboats

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows riverboats anchored at dock along the Sacramento River. Excursion boats berth beside a number of flat boats loaded with undetermined items under a sign for the Star Lines, which merged with three riverboat services in...
    • 1572
    • Sunset on the American River, Sacramento, California - 532

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910, is the American River, near Sacramento. The river originates in Placer County's Mountain Meadow Lake and it terminates as tributary of the Sacramento River. It is also spawned of three forks, north, middle and south. A few...
    • BBSAC727
    • The Review, November 1908

    • 1908-11-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
    • Sailboats on Lake Washington

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 photograph shows sailboats cruising on Lake Washington as a rice silo looms in the background. The Lake Washington Sailing Club was founded in 1934. By 1936, the irrigration reservoir - located five miles from Sacramento's city...
    • 1684
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • Shown on August 28, 1932, is one of the several boats that were lost to fire along the River Lines docks. The fire of unknown origins was said to have started on 500-ton freighter, Valetta, which, with other craft, was moored just south of the I...
    • 903a
    • Broderick on the Sacramento River

    • 1915
    • Taken in circa 1915 from the Southern Pacific railroad bridge, this photograph captures a quiet riverbank scene at the Yolo County village of Broderick. In the center of the photograph and boasting a cupola is the town hall, which was built in...
    • 2262
    • Sacramento River

    • 1996
    • Shown in circa 1996 is an evening view of Sacramento's Old Sacramento State Historic Park. The pictured river boats are, left to right, the "Delta King," the "Spirit of Sacramento," and the "Matthew McKinley." The pagoda-style roof of the Wong...
    • BBSAC547
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
    • Sacramento River Levee near Sutter Island

    • 1950
    • Levee work along the Sacramento River, near Sutter Island, is the subject of this circa 1950 photograph. An excavator works to repair an eroding cut bank. In the distance, boats huddle in the shade.
    • 1634
    • Pride of the River Steamboat

    • 1911
    • The "Pride of the River" is shown in action, somewhere near Sacramento on the Sacramento River. This photograph of the riverboat, built in 1878 for the California Transportation Company, was taken in 1911. The ship's maiden voyage was a 20-minute...
    • 1966a
    • Pride of the River Steamboat

    • 1911
    • Plying the waters since 1878, the steamboat "Pride of the River" is shown in action, in circa 1911, somewhere along the Sacramento River. The 175-foot-long craft was constructed at San Francisco's Meigg's Wharf and could carry up to 500 tons of...
    • 1966b


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