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    • Home of Frank Ruhstaller

    • It was from his palatial Shingle Style Queen Anne at 1220 “H” Street that Captain Frank Ruhstaller kept close watch over his brewery. Set on a lot of some 12,800 square feet, the 21 room home was sold, just a few years after Ruhstaller’s death in...
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    • Ruhstaller's Gilt Edge Lager

    • 1910
    • This 1910 advertisement extolls the greatness of perhaps Sacramento's most famous beer: the Gilt Edge lager. Brewed by the Sacramento Brewery at Twelfth and H streets, the Gilt Edge was created by the Swiss-born Frank Ruhstaller.
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    • Ruhstaller's Gilt Edge Beer

    • 1900
    • This 1900 image shows Sacramento's venerable City Brewery, as rendered resting at its Twelfth and H street location. Perhaps one of Frank Ruhstaller's highest profile concoctions was his long fermentation, lager-style Gilt Edge Beer.
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    • Gilt Edge Baseball Team

    • 1900
    • This 1900 image shows members of the legendary Gilt Edge baseball club of Sacramento, sponsored by local brewing magnate Frank Ruhstaller. In one of its greatest feats, the team defeated the Baltimore Orioles at Snow Flake Park in 1897.
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    • P. Scheld

    • 1885
    • Shown is an 1885 billhead from Philip Scheld's Sacramento Brewery, which he founded in 1853. The German-born Scheld went on to become one of Sacramento's most lucrative bankers, eventually becoming president of the Sacramento Bank.
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    • Buffalo Brewing Company

    • Feb 19, 1912
    • This 1912 billhead comes from the Buffalo Brewing Company. The billed is the Sun Sun Wo Company of Coulterville, California. Buffalo - whose namesake is the New York city of the same name - was in operation from 1890 to 1919.
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    • Tannhauser Beer Garden

    • 1934
    • This circa 1934 photograph captures the bar of the William Dreher's Tannhauser Beer Garden, located at North Sixteenth Street. Several bar accessories, including the caricature in the middle of the photograph, were transplanted from the original...
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    • Tannhauser Beer Garden

    • 1934
    • Shown in this circa 1934 photograph is the exterior of the Tannhauser Beer Garden at North Sixteenth Street. Several individuals are posing in front of the Beer Garden, including owner William Dreher who, wearing a white shirt and bow tie, is the...
    • 1650
    • The Wasp

    • July 23, 1898
    • The San Francisco Wasp – based at 514 Market Street – operated as a colorful publication “of illustration and comment,” running from 1876 to 1941. The digitized pages are from July 23, 1898 and February 20, 1904 issues. Founded by the Bohemian...
    • Fire Company at Independence Day Parade

    • 1910
    • This July 4, 1910, photograph shows horse-drawn fire engines parading along K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets. 30,000 Sacramentans witnessed the Independence Day parade which featured horses. Several awards were given for the fittest and...
    • 617
    • City Brewery

    • 1900
    • Pictured in circa 1900, at the northeast corner of Twelfth and ""H"" Streets, is the City Brewery. It was established in 1856 by German expatriates Wilhelm Borchers and Benedict Hilbert. The two-story structure was made of brick, rested on a lot...
    • 131
    • Buffalo Brewery Under Construction

    • 1889
    • This photograph was taken during the construction of the Buffalo Brewery on June 6, 1889. It was located on 1717 Twenty-first Street between Q and R Streets. Touted during its construction as "the most complete brewing establishment on the Pacific...
    • 33
    • Buffalo Brewery

    • 1944
    • Here is a photograph of the Buffalo Brewery as it appeared on June 21, 1944. The 1717 Twenty-First Street business ceased operation in June, 1942, and never re-opened as a brewery. The building was torn down to make way for the new Sacramento Bee...
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