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    • 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
    • Western Pacific Passenger Depot

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    • Sacramento's Western Pacific Railroad passenger depot, at 1904 J Street, sits prominently in this postcard. Built in 1909, the Mission-style structure was designed by the Chicago-based architect Daniel Burnham, and constructed for 30,000 dollars. ...
    • BBSAC628
    • Burlington Zephyr in the Western Pacific Station

    • 1935
    • This 1935 photograph shows the Burlington Zephyr on display on the southern end of the Western Pacific Railroad Station, located at Nineteenth and J Streets. The diesel-powered, stainless steel-clad engine and its line operated until 1960.
    • 1029
    • 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
    • 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
    • Soccer Game at Western Pacific Field

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the action off of a cross in a soccer game at between the Western Pacifics (striped kits) and the De Molays at Western Pacific Field, located near Sutterville Road. At this time, Sacramento’s Municipal Soccer...
    • 1487
    • Soccer Game at Western Pacific Field

    • 1926
    • This 1926 photograph reveals a throng of spectators at a Sacramento Municipal Soccer League game at Western Pacific Field near Sutterville Road, previously known as Whiskey Hill Road. Of the ten teams that participated in the league, all possessed...
    • 1598
    • Western Pacific R.R. Depot, Sacramento, Cal.

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    • Resting at 1904 J Street is the Western Pacific Railroad passenger depot. Opening in August 1910, the station operated until March 1970. In 1978, is was purchased by the Dariotis family and converted into a restaurant, the Old Spaghetti Factory.
    • BBSAC629
    • Western Pacific R.R. Depot

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    • The eastern side of Sacramento's Western Pacific Railroad passenger depot and its distinctive arcades are shown in this postcard. The pebble ash exterior covered a concrete base that reached seven feet upward to a wooden frame. It was built by...
    • BBSAC630
    • Western Pacific Railroad Station

    • 1935
    • This circa 1935 photograph captures the Burlington Zephyr on display at the Western Pacific Railroad Station on 1910 J Street.
    • 1148
    • 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

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