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    • The Visitor

    • December 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...
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    • 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...
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 4, 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...
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    • Sacramento River and Bridges, Sacramento, California

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    • This colorful rendition of the Sacramento River and bridges is an example of the linen-like postcards popular from about 1930 through World War II. Metrocraft Company of Everett, Massachusetts produced this embellished view which was then...
    • BBSAC681
    • 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
    • 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...
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    • Nugget, 1945

    • 1945-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works Administration...
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    • Scene in McKinley Park

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    • Originally “East Park” lay just beyond the Sacramento city limit and became the first “destination” area for the newly-formed Sacramento Street Railroad Company when the tracks reached 31st and H Streets in July of 1871. The verdant acreage was...
    • BBSAC561
    • 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
    • Shown on August 28, 1932, is a fire that claimed River Lines company’s freighters Sacramento, Valetta, San Joaquin No. 2, San Joaquin No. 4, San Jose, Flora, Jacinto and Colusa, and barges Maryland and Alabama. An additional victim in the fire was...
    • 903c
    • 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
    • Man on I Street Bridge

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 photograph shows a man walking a bicycle across the venerable I Street Bridge, built in 1911 to replace two earlier bridges on the same spot. It is a double-decked bridge, offering pedestrian and rail traffic on the lower level and...
    • 2473
    • 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
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • Flames work their way through ships moored along the Sacramento River’s western shore in this August 28, 1932, photograph. Of the eight stern wheelers, two barges and two tugboats destroyed, less than half were covered by insurance. The greatest...
    • 903f
    • Pioneer Memorial Bridge

    • 1970
    • Shown in circa 1970, as viewed from the western banks of the Sacramento River, is California Interstate 80 and the Pioneer Memorial Bridge. 17,000 tons of steel went into building the structure, which was completed in 1966. It holds distinction for...
    • BBSAC079
    • Aerial View of Sacramento and it's Highways, Sacramento, CA

    • 2002
    • This circa 2002 aerial shot provides an ideal view of the Sacramento as a hub of intra and interstate freeways. Interstate 5, Interstate 80, California State Route 99, U.S. Route 50 are all prominenet, as are views of the American and Sacramento...
    • BBSAC054
    • Southern Pacific Bridge

    • 1894
    • This photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge, as taken from the west bank of the Sacramento River, was shot in 1894. Built in 1892/93, it was the second Southern Pacific span, and third overall, to be built at this very spot. It was...
    • 112
    • Dry Creek Bridge

    • 1865
    • This photograph taken circa 1865 of the Dry Creek Bridge, located 17 miles east of Sacramento, shows a Central Pacific Railroad train.
    • 1185
    • North Sacramento Viaduct, Sacramento, California

    • 1945
    • Shown in circa 1945 is the North Sacramento viaduct. Built in 1942, the 847,000 dollar project enabled motorists to avoid seasonal flooding and traverse the lowlands north of the American River, and surrounding Sacramento Northern and Western...
    • BBSAC086
    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • The Rainbow Bridge is the scene of a flooded American River near Folsom in January 1997. The American River's Nimbus and Folsom dams were able control much of the water volume and pressure moving toward the levees along the lower river, thus...
    • 1658a

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