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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
    • 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...
    • BBSAC111
    • 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
    • Tenth Street, Sacramento, California - W.G. Spangler

    • 1945
    • This colorful 1945 postcard provides a view, looking north on Tenth Street from its intersection with N Street. The California State Library and Courts Building is on the left, with the California Western State Life Insurance Building, also known...
    • BBSAC360
    • State Capitol from Park, Sacramento, CA

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    • The California State Capitol Building viewed from the grounds of Capitol Park is the view offered on this color-tinted penny postcard. Prior to 1915 many of the exquisite color cards had come from Europe, especially Germany, but after the First...
    • BBSAC225
    • Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch

    • 1966
    • This circa 1966 postcard captures the splendor of the tradition of window displays at Breuner's Furniture. The back of the postcard reads: "Breuner's 32nd musical, moving Christmas display depicts 'Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch' where...
    • BBSAC820
    • 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
    • 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
    • View of the Tower Bridge Looking West, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • This postcard reveals an aerial view toward the Tower Bridge and well into West Sacramento and Yolo County. In the left foreground, and built in 1961, is the 15-story 203-unit Capitol Towers Garden Apartments at 1500 Seventh Street. In the lower,...
    • BBSAC049
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Fritz Vibe Postcard

    • 1961
    • This 1961 postcard shows the south side of K Street, between Eleventh and Tenth streets. A Woolworth's -- built in 1957 -- occupies the corner where the Hotel Sacramento stood for decades next to its companion, the Hotel Land -- built in 1910 --...
    • BBSAC365
    • 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....
    • BBSAC625
    • K Street Looking West, Sacramento, Cal. -Newman Postcard Co.

    • 1917
    • This circa 1917 postcard shows K Street as seen looking westerly from roughly Ninth Street. Prominent are the Federal Building and Post Office at the corner of Seventh and K streets. Also visible are the Hales Deparment Store and the Clunie...
    • BBSAC366
    • 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
    • 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
    • U.S. 503. Sacramento, Cal. State Capitol

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    • This postcard reveals the eastern side of the Calilfornia State Capitol building, as viewed from the 33-and-a-half acre Capitol Park. Magnolias, infant fan palms and other semitropical flora are visible on both sides of the postcard.
    • BBSAC226
    • 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

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