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    • Sixteenth Street Public Bean and Grain Cleaner and Warehouse

    • 1931
    • This August 26, 1931, photograph reveals the east side of the Sixteenth Street Public Bean and Grain Cleaner and Warehouse, located at 1501 Spear Avenue. By the 1950s, the building had become part of the California Packing Company's industrial...
    • 25
    • Phoenix Flour, Made in Sacramento is Perfect.  Try It

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 promotional postcard for Phoenix Flour shows boaters along the Sacramento River. The Phoenix Flour Mills were founded in 1853 and, by 1890, its crew of 25 to 30 workers were producing 150 barrels of flour per day. Phoenix also...
    • BBSAC710
    • Neubourg and Lages Company

    • 1880
    • This circa 1880 postcard shows the Neubourg and Lages milling and malting business, also known as the Star Mills and Malt House, located on the west side of Fifth Street, between J and K Streets. Founded in 1866, by Christopher Lages and Leonard...
    • BBSAC172
    • Globe Flour Mills Company

    • 1942
    • This March 1942 photograph shows a recently modernized Globe Mills building at 1125 C Street. Its renovation, started in August 1941, came via the Federal Government's wartime plan to increase grain storage capacities and overcome nationwide...
    • 380
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 1, 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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    • In The Sacramento Valley of California

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    • A grain storage facility and grain silos with a submerged rice field in the foreground is the subject of this postcard. In 1901, with the failure of wheat crops, farmers began a hunt for a new crop. “The search for a new crop was to bring rice...
    • BBSAC024
    • Sixteenth Street Public Bean and Grain Cleaner Warehouse

    • 1953
    • This 1953 photograph shows the southern entrance to the Sixteenth Street Public Bean and Grain Cleaner Warehouse located at 1501 Spear Avenue. In the foreground are old railroad spurs. The building was constructed in the mid-1920s with eight-inch...
    • 746
    • Yolo Port Harbor

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph shows a train passing by the rice elevators at the Yolo Port Harbor.
    • 1738
    • Hauling Wheat in California, Sacramento

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    • “Wheat farming dominated the life and economy of the Sacramento Valley from 1867 until 1893.” Acreage of wheat planted increase from 200,000 in 1866 to 400,000 in 1873, increasing to 1,000,000 in 1882. By 1865 the price paid for California grain...
    • BBSAC019
    • Port of Sacramento

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    • On June 29, 1963, the Port of Sacramento celebrated its completion with three days of activities. Over 75,000 people attended, taking in the parades, touring navy vessels and the California Maritime Academy’s Golden Bear cadet training ship. ...
    • BBSAC038

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