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    • Sacramento Northern Railway Locomotive Number 654

    • 1930
    • Pictured here, freight engine Number 654 was built by General Electric and issued in 1930 to run in Sacramento, along X Street. November 3, 1940, was the last day that Sacramento Northern carried passengers, as the company migrated exclusively to...
    • 1024
    • Sacramento Northern Railway Locomotive Number 654

    • 1930
    • Notes from the Sacramento Railroad Museum indicate that this freight engine, Number 654, of the Sacramento Northern Railway, was brand new in 1930 and running on X Street in Sacramento. The line was part of an interurban service that ran from Chico...
    • 1023
    • Northern Electric Depot

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard shows Sacramento's Northern Electric Depot at 801 J Street. At the ready are two Niles cars. They are two of the first ten cars contracted out to the Niles Car Company of Ohio. They were received by Northern Electric in...
    • BBSAC632
    • Northern Electric R.R. Station

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is the Northern Electric Depot, resting on the northeastern corner of Eighth and J Streets. In a few years, the station's facade would be redone in Mission style. To the left is Niles car 223 which stayed in service until its...
    • BBSAC631
    • Northern Electric Depot, Sacramento, Cal. - Pacific Novelty Co.

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 postcard shows the Mission-style Northern Electric Depot, resting at Eighth and J Streets. Niles car 221 stands to the left. 221 remained a non-perating trailer until its scrapping in 1940. The standard 1908 Niles car was...
    • BBSAC398
    • Sacramento Northern Railroad Bridge

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the Sacramento Northern Railroad Bridge over the American River at roughly Seventeenth Street. This bridge carried the tracks of the interurban rail system that connected Sacramento, Chico and Oakland. After 1940,...
    • 198
    • Sacramento Northern Railroad

    • 1920
    • A Sacramento Northern Railroad train rolls through the outskirts of Rio Linda, California, in this circa 1923 photograph. The railroad had been in operation since 1918. The depot to the left of the photograph is labeled ""Rio Linda Poultry...
    • 1027
    • "Sacramento Valley Limited" of Northern Electric Railway

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 image shows a crowd milling about the Northern Electric Railway Depot at 801 J Street and resting at the northeast corner of Eighth and J Streets. Northern Electric started local street car service in 1907, running from the...
    • BBSAC634
    • Sacramento Northern Railroad Derailment

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 photograph shows the result of an accident involving an automobile at a highway grade crossing. The remains of the automobile are jammed under the front of Sacramento Northern Car 130. Notes from the California State Railroad...
    • 1026
    • Police Car on a Flooded Del Paso Boulevard

    • 1927
    • This February 1927 photograph shows two police officers and a police car idling in flood waters near the northern bank of the American River and Del Paso Boulevard. The culprit was a storm that brought sixty mile and hour winds and an overnight...
    • 889
    • New Union Electric Depot

    • 1925
    • This 1925 postcard shows the Sacramento Union Station, situated at Twelfth and H Streets. The structure was finished in 1925 as a joint effort amongst Sacramento Northern, the San Francisco-Sacramento Railroad and the Central California Traction...
    • BBSAC633
    • Railroad Trestles at a Flooded Out Del Paso Boulevard

    • 1927
    • A flooded Del Paso Boulevard is the subject of this February 1927 photograph. A rain and wind storm on February 16/17 pushed the American and Sacramento Rivers over their banks. In spite of the flooded artery, residential sections of North...
    • 890b

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