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    • Dorothy Drake at Main Branch

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows (center) Sacramento City Library director Dorothy Drake at the City Library’s main branch, located at 828 I Street. To the left is Delta Nu Alpha’s K.E. Hagemann. Also pictured in the Delta Nu Alpha’s D.W. Hynie....
    • PH-SPL-CEN-3-11
    • Interior of Delta King Ferry

    • 1947
    • Shown is an interior view of the Delta King riverboat, prior to renovation, taken on March 13, 1947. The Delta King arrived in Sacramento on June 2, 1927, having made its maiden voyage on the Sacramento River from San Francisco.
    • 1472
    • Delta King

    • 1990
    • Shown on the east bank of the Sacramento River, in circa 1990, is the "Delta King." Alhtough the boat's parts were made in Scotland, it was launched in Stockton. The ship could accommodate 200 passengers in staterooms and haul 2,000 tons of...
    • BBSAC542
    • "Delta King" - 1971

    • 1971
    • This 1971 postcard provides a view of the steamboat "Delta King" with the paddle wheel removed, tied up along the Sacramento River south of the Tower Bridge. The 250-foot steel vessel was prefabricated in Scotland in 1926, spending much of the...
    • BBSAC544
    • Sacramento Delta King

    • 2000
    • A dazzling "Delta King" riverboat rests near its wharf and landing in Old Sacramento, the modern Sacramento skyline in the background. Built in 1927 and initially paired with a companion ship, "The Delta Queen", the venerable vessel made daily...
    • BBSAC963
    • Passenger Riverboat 'Fort Sutter'

    • 1947
    • Photograph dated March 13, 1947, the vessel identified as the "Fort Sutter" (1912-1959). The old Sacramento/San Joaquin passenger riverboat Fort Sutter, still in its wartime gray, is shown moored at Three Mile Slough in the Sacramento/San Joaquin...
    • 1178
    • A Restful Spot on the Banks of the River

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 linen-based postcard shows both the interwar idyll of Sacramento and the Capital City's strong recreational and commercial ties to the Sacramento River. In the background, a riverboat -- either the Delta Queen or the Delta King --...
    • BBSAC696
    • Sacramento River and the Delta

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 aerial photograph provides an ideal view of the city of Walnut Grove, along the Sacramento River. Prominent sights are the Walnut Grove Bridge; to the lower, left-hand corner, Delta Cross Channel; and, to the upper, left-hand...
    • BBSAC725
    • Interior of the Delta King

    • 1947
    • This interior view of the river boat Delta King depicts rows of tables with attached benches and a water fountain in one long cabin area. Exterior light flows in from the right of the photograph, but the room is unoccupied. This photograph was...
    • 1354
    • Interior of the Delta King

    • 1947
    • This interior view of the river boat Delta King displays the head of an elaborate staircase leading to a deck below. Although the deck is a bit worn-looking, the banister and newel post, as well as the paneling along the walls, show the elegance...
    • 1355
    • Delta Queen

    • This circa 1980 photograph shows the riverboat Delta Queen on the Mississippi River. A sign on the vessel’s stern reads, “Delta Queen, Port of Cincinnati, Ohio.” Passenger mill about on different levels of the boat as the paddlewheel rips through...
    • 2270
    • Sacramento, California, Delta King

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard provides a view of the Delta King, as seen from the west banks of the Sacramento River. In the background stand, left to right, the Wong Center, the California Fruit Building, and the Holiday Inn. The sternwheeler was...
    • BBSAC540
    • Sacramento Delta King

    • 2000
    • This evening shot, taken in circa 2000, shows the "Delta King" riverboat at its permanent moorage at Old Sacramento State Historic Park. Launched in 1927, the boat's original assignment was to deliver passengers to Pier 3 in San Francisco and...
    • BBSAC541
    • Sacramento Delta King - Photo by James Blank

    • 1999
    • Resting near Old Sacramento State Historic Park, in 1999, is the "Delta King" riverboat. Prior to rehabilitation, the vessel, built in 1926, was sunk in Richmond Harbor for 15 months. After purchase, it arrived at Sacramento, under the power of...
    • BBSAC543
    • Sacramento, Delta King - Night

    • 2000
    • Shown in 2000 is the Delta King riverboat, as seen from the west banks of the Sacramento River. After years of service as a cargo and passenger passport and a stint in the military during World War II, the boat was purchased by the Coyne brothers,...
    • BBSAC546


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