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    • Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento, California

    • 1977
    • This postcard printed in 1977 features Northwestern Pacific Engine #112, the property of the Pacific Coast Chapter of the Railway and Locomotive Historical Society, Inc. on display at the California State Railroad Museum in Old Sacramento. ...
    • BBSAC948
    • Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, Calif. - Dexter Press

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    • Sutter's Fort is the subject of this postcard, captured from the south side of L street, which runs in the foreground. Clealy visibile are two block houses or bastions. The one to the rear of the fort, and on the left side of the postcard,...
    • BBSAC869
    • Tower Bridge - Eastman Postcard

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    • This postcard captures an evening view of Sacramento's Tower Bridge. After their installation and activation in August 1989, the bridge's lights came under scrutiny from Sacramento River boaters for being overly bright. It was determined,...
    • BBSAC085
    • State Capitol by Moonlight, Sacramento, Cal. - Blank Back

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows the rear of the State Capitol building from the vantage point of Capitol Park. The postcard -- many of which were rendered as evening time scenes -- exploded on the American scene after 1900, with nearly 770.5...
    • BBSAC296
    • A Banana Tree in California Garden

    • 1900
    • A banana plant grows in Sacramento in this circa 1900 postcard. What had been a mere curiosity to Americans for decades had, by the late nineteenth-century, become a staple as, in 1889, an estimated 1.2 billion bananas had been eaten by American...
    • BBSAC599
    • Sacramento, Cal. Sacramento River Scene

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    • This placid scene of the Sacramento River and its namesake city’s waterfront business buildings during the first decade of the 20th Century belie the level of intense activity and traffic that made it the hub of the greatest inland waterway in the...
    • BBSAC692
    • Having a Good Time in Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • A true "French Postcard", this colorful divided-back postcard has instructions in French on the back and the message on the front was added with thick red ink. Posted for a penny in November 1910 at 3:30 a.m., there is no indication where this card...
    • BBSAC942
    • Scene on Sacramento River, California

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    • Small craft including a launch with protective covering and a rowboat with three occupants can be found close to the shore in this color-tinted postcard of the Sacramento River printed sometime between 1915 and 1930. The descriptive caption on the...
    • BBSAC704
    • The Capitol Hotel, Sacramento, Cal.

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    • Shown at the southwest corner of Seventh and K Streets is the Capital Hotel. In 1887, the 100-unit property underwent a 20,000 dollar rennovation that included marked expansion, giving the Capital a 100-foot frontage on K Street and 120-foot...
    • BBSAC438
    • Southern Pacific Engine No. 1

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    • The descriptive note on the back of this poorly colored postcard focuses on Southern Pacific Engine No. 1, the “C. P. Huntington,” which came to California packed aboard the sailing ship “Success” and went into operation in April of 1864. After...
    • BBSAC625
    • Rolling Green Motel - L.E. Lindholm

    • 1968
    • This circa 1968 postcard shows the Rolling Green Motel. The following description, taken from the postcard's back, promoted one of the many popular motels and lodges that once appeared at regular intervals along Sacramento-area main thoroughfare...
    • BBSAC473
    • Bret Harte Elementary

    • 1933
    • This privately-produced black and white photo postcard circa 1933 features 14 young students from Bret Harte Elementary School dressed in kimonos and those seated holding what appears to be an abacus. Some of the girls sport fancy combs or...
    • BBSAC655
    • Sacramento Inn - Friendly Inn

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    • The printed description on the back of this postcard reads, "Sacramento Inn is the famed garden hotel in California's Capital. The 'Friendly Inn' offers 325 air-conditioned rooms, three pools, spacious dining room and coffee shop. Dinner dancing...
    • BBSAC483
    • Macchia Group, 1983

    • 1983
    • The Crocker Art Museum hosted the exhibition “Dale Chihuly: Recent Works in Glass” in 1984 and acquired some of his work at that time. Born in Tacoma, Washington in 1941 and schooled in interior design and architecture, Chihuly focused on glass as...
    • BBSAC111
    • Souvenir Folder of Sacramento, California

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 postcard shows children fishing at pond in the southern section of William Land Park with the park's club house and statute of Charles Swanston -- the previous owner of the land -- visible in the distance. The business stamped onto...
    • BBSAC772
    • Travelers Hotel - Black and White

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    • In this postcard, the huge "Travelers Hotel Sacramento" sign towers over a streetcar and vintage automobiles on the street below. A printed description on the back of this postcard reads, "T. A. Franker, E. H. Hanlon, J. L. Flanagan. Eight stories...
    • BBSAC502
    • Valley Hi Inn, Sacramento, California

    • 1965
    • This 1965 postcard shows the Valley Hi resting at 5321 Stockton Boulevard. Printed on the back of the postcard is as follows: "100 new units...1 mile South California State Fair Grounds...Uncle John's Pancake House...Business Route U.S. Highway...
    • BBSAC509
    • Old Sacramento - Modes of Transportation

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 postcard shows, most prominently, the Delta King riverboat, the Tehama Building at the northeast corner of Front and J streets, and the Pony Express monument, dedicated in 1976. The back of the postcard carries the following...
    • BBSAC518
    • Pony Express Statue, Sacramento

    • 1996
    • This circa 1996 postcard shows the Pony Express monument at the northeast corner of Second and K streets at Old Sacramento State Historic Park. In the background are, left to right, the Heyward Building and the B.F. Hastings Building. The printed...
    • BBSAC520

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