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    • Folsom, California

    • 1995
    • This 1995 postcard shows Folsom's Sutter Street, intersected by Riley Street. The view looks southwest toward Sturm's Hotel. The pictured median was installed sometime in the mid-1960s.
    • BBSAC893
    • Folsom, California

    • 1995
    • Captured in circa 1995 is Folsom's Sutter Street and the façade of William Carriage House Antiques, located at 728 Sutter Street. It was established in 1970 by Joyce Williams.
    • BBSAC892
    • Folsom, California

    • 1968
    • Shown in circa 1968 is the upper end of Folsom's Sutter Street. Visible in the upper, right hand corner is the tower of the Cohn House. The whitewashed tower in the middle of the frame marks the volunteer fire department.
    • BBSAC915
    • Rainbow Bridge, Folsom, California

    • 1980
    • Folsom California’s iconic Rainbow Bridge was described in this circa 1980 “Colourpicture” postcard as “the first and only bridge to survive the early day floods and rampaging American River.” Currently a former bridge has been brought back to use...
    • BBSAC937
    • Wells Fargo Building, Folsom, California

    • 1970
    • Shown in circa 1970 is Folsom's Wells Fargo Building, located on Sutter Street. The decision was made by the Folsom Historical Society, in September 1960, to turn the building into a museum.
    • BBSAC897
    • Folsom Chinese Joss House, Folsom, California

    • 1987
    • Shown is a modern rendering of what was the Folsom joss house, known to have been a place of union and worship for Chinese Americans living in the Folsom area during the nineteenth century. It was thought have been located near present day Lake...
    • BBSAC924
    • Rock Crusher - Folsom, California

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is a rock crushing plant near Folsom. Both the State of California and Natomas Consolidated maintained large plants in the area, feeding the growing need for paved roads for automobile travel.
    • BBSAC922
    • Rockcrusher near Folsom, California

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is a rock crushing plant in Folsom. The city's so called "Folsom Potatoes" were ideal for crushing and ultimately for paving the roads of both Sacramento proper (from Front to Fifteenth) and San Francisco.
    • BBSAC922
    • Greenback Notes, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • Folsom, California - Rainbow Bridge

    • 1995
    • Shown in circa 1995 from a birds eye view is Folsom's Rainbow Bridge, built in 1917. The bridge was preceded by four others - in 1854, 1858, 1861, and 1866.
    • BBSAC920
    • Folsom, California

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 aerial view captures the Lake Natomas Crossing bridge. Built in 1999, the bridge cost 47.5 million dollars and weighs some 100 million pounds, end to end. In the background are the Rainbow Bridge and Folsom Dam.
    • BBSAC919
    • Folsom Water Power Company Dam

    • 1895
    • Pictured in circa 1895 is the dam of the Folsom Water Power Company at the Stony Gorge section of the American River, one mile northeast of Folsom, California. The dam was the brainchild of Horatio Gates Livermore who wanted a way to float logs...
    • 2213c
    • Nimbus Dam

    • 1955
    • Shown in circa 1955 is the Nimbus Dam, straddling Lake Natoma and the American River. The structure - resting seven miles downstream from Folsom Dam and some 14 miles upstream from Sacramento - was built at a cost of 7.1 million dollars and...
    • BBSAC770
    • Folsom State Prison 1893 Jailbreak Participants

    • 1893
    • This circa 1900 photograph displays seven of eight participants in a June 27, 1893, jailbreak at Folsom State Prison in Folsom, California. The eighth player was ex-Folsom convict Bill Fredericks who vowed to break several of his prison mates...
    • 2204
    • Nimbus Dam

    • 1955
    • In June 1955, seven F86D interceptors from Travis Air Force Base flew over Lake Natoma to salute the opening of Nimbus Dam. The goal of the Bureau of Reclamation, in constructing the dam, was twofold: bring hydroelectric power to a burgeoning...
    • BBSAC059
    • Greenback Notes, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • Folsom Lake, California

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard provides a view of Folsom Lake. Accenting the view is a cluster of California Poppies.
    • BBSAC908
    • Folsom Lake and Dam

    • 1995
    • The Folsom Dam, dedicated in 1956, is central in this 1995 aerial image. In the background -- behind the 340-foot-high dam -- is Folsom Lake.
    • BBSAC904
    • Folsom

    • 1995
    • Shown in circa 1995 is Folsom's Opera House, located on 713 Sutter Street. The structure is a replica of the original building. Opening in October 1965, the venue hosted plays by Henrik Ibsen and George Bernard Shaw.
    • BBSAC896
    • Folsom School Building, Folsom, Cal.

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is Folsom's grammar school, also known as Granite Elementary School. It was situated on Mormon Street, between Reading and Decatur streets. The pictured building was replaced in 1914.
    • BBSAC907

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