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    • Gold Dredger

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows a massive “double stacker” gold dredger making its way through a section of eastern Sacramento County. Popular areas for dredging included those adjoining the American River, especially near Rancho Cordova and...
    • 1126
    • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' "Rio Vista"

    • 1930
    • Photographed in 1930, this U.S. Army Corps of Engineers snag boat is from the Rio Vista Marine facility. The Facility was established circa 1923 and was used by Army Corps of Engineers until 1952, at which time it became a boat storage facility...
    • 1146
    • Dredging the Sacramento River, California

    • 1910
    • This divided-back card made in America by the Mitchell Company of San Francisco was postmarked September20, 1910 and sent from the Jameson Ranch in Marysville to East Oakland via boat. River-dredging for gold was conducted with permit by licensed...
    • BBSAC700
    • Gold Dredger

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows a massive “double stacker” gold dredger making its way through a section of eastern Sacramento County. Popular areas for dredging included those adjoining the American River, especially near Rancho Cordova and...
    • 2257
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 25, 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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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • November 27, 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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    • Spectators and the Suction Dredger "Papoose"

    • 1950
    • Four men look on as the suction dredger "Papoose" operates on the Sacramento River in this circa 1950 photograph. The soil recovered by the dredger was used for levee reinforcement.
    • 1116
    • Suction Dredger "Papoose" on the Sacramento River

    • 1950
    • Taken in circa 1950, this photograph shows the suction dredger "Papoose" at work along the Sacramento River. The material brought to the surface by the dredger was then transferred to nearby levees.
    • 1117
    • Dredger at work

    • 1930
    • Photograph, taken circa 1930, of a dredger. The dirt retrieved was used to reinforce and build levees along the Sacramento River.
    • 1127
    • Dredger at work

    • 1930
    • Photograph, taken circa 1930, of a dredger. The dirt was used to reinforce and build levees along the Sacramento River.
    • 1128
    • Suction Dredge on the Sacramento River

    • 1938
    • Photo, taken on August 4, 1938, of a hydraulic or suction dredge, at an unknown location along the Sacramento River. A suction or hydraulic dredge was a floating excavator of material from the river bottom, which was then transferred to nearby...
    • 1118
    • Clamshell Dredge Neptune Number 2 on the Sacramento River

    • 1933
    • Photograph, taken April 26, 1933, of a the clamshell dredge Neptune Number 2, at an unknown location on the Sacramento River. The Neptune Number 2 was built in 1919 and dismantled in 1973. It served the U. S. Navy in World War II.
    • 1121
    • A Dredger at Work

    • 1932
    • Photograph, taken August 7, 1932, of a dredger. The dirt reclaimed by the dredger helped to build and reinforce levees along the Sacramento River.
    • 1122

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