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    • Sacramento City Lines Street Car Number 21 on N Street

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 photograph shows a street car, carded number five, near the corner of Twenty-Eight and N Streets. The car is marked “Sacramento City Lines,” and shows a final destination of “Ball Park.” To the far left of the photograph is the...
    • 2418
    • River Lines Company

    • 1937
    • This 1937 photograph captures the operating office of River Lines, Incorporated at 1300 Front Street. After being established in 1932 as consolidation of several waterfront carriers, River Lines suffered a series of strikes throughout the 1930s. ...
    • 743
    • Trees How They Affect the Homes We Live In

    • 1956
    • This 1956 booklet, authored by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, was provided as a free service to Sacramento residents as way to help them better plant trees around their homes.
    • EC-BUS-B10f05101
    • Howard Van Lines

    • 1962
    • Photograph taken in 1962 of Howard Van Lines and Dean Van Lines at 921 Front Street. By 1970 neither business was listed in the City Directory, the only establishment still in place was the Southern Pacific transfer facility at Front and J Streets.
    • 89
    • The River Lines

    • Depicted on this postcard is a riverboat of River Lines, Incorporated, a company that provided passenger transportation and dredging services. The company was formed out of a merger of Citizen's Navigation, Merchant's Transportation and Sacramento...
    • BBSAC723
    • River Lines Company

    • 1945
    • Pictured in circa 1945 is a bustling scene before the River Lines office and receiving center at 1300 Front Street, with the twin spires of the Tower Bridge in the background. The company was primary in the transport of material and food stuffs...
    • 185
    • 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
    • Trees for Planting in the Sacramento Area

    • 1960
    • This 1960 pamphlet promotes a tree-planting service provided by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. The booklet was designed to assist customers in choosing the most proper trees for their home. At the time, SMUD identified some 100,000...
    • EC-BUS-b10f05i04
    • The Review, November 1909

    • 1909-11-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
    • "Moonlight on the Sacramento River"

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is a river barge, plying its way along the Sacramento River. For nearly a century and beginning in 1875, River Lines provided transport for cargo - canned goods, rice, and wool - from Sacramento to Colusa, From Sacramento to...
    • BBSAC683
    • Del Pasado, 1934

    • 1934-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 05, 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...
    • Shepard Lines' "Harpoon" in Sacramento

    • 1934
    • Taken in March 1934, this photograph shows the Shepard Lines' "Harpoon," moored along the Sacramento River. The ship was filled with a cargo of finished lumber, bound for Asia. Piloted by the "Delta Queen" steamer's Captain William Cooley, the...
    • 1362
    • Parade on K Street between Seventh and Tenth Street

    • 1927
    • A 1927 parade along K Street between Seventh and Tenth features a marching band, most of them in uniform, followed by lines of men in and out of uniform marching in rows. A small group of uniformed scouts and nurses dressed in white are at the end...
    • 1080a
    • Parade down K Street between Seventh and Tenth

    • 1920
    • A 1920 parade progresses along K Street at Ninth led by as traditional color guard. A military guard carries an enormous American Flag held on all sides by participants as they march, followed by lines of soldiers and sailors. A very large crowd of...
    • 1082c


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