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    • Riverboats

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows riverboats anchored at dock along the Sacramento River. Excursion boats berth beside a number of flat boats loaded with undetermined items under a sign for the Star Lines, which merged with three riverboat services in...
    • 1572
    • Unidentified Riverboats

    • 1934
    • This circa 1934 photograph shows two riverboats resting on the eastern shore of the Sacramento River.
    • 1575
    • "Steamers Towing Barges on Sacramento River," Sacramento, Cal.

    • This postcard shows riverboats pulling barges down the Sacramento River. At the beginning of the twentieth-century, the standard barge - and particularly those operated by the Sacramento Transportation Company - measured 232 feet in length and...
    • BBSAC689
    • U.S. 500 Sacramento, Cal. Water Front

    • 1918
    • This circa 1918 postcard provides a view of the Sacramento waterfront, as seen from the west side of the Sacramento River in West Sacramento, and south of the M Street Bridge. Several wharves - including those representing the Western Pacific...
    • BBSAC703
    • Water Front, Sacramento, California

    • 1918
    • This postcard, printed in 1918, reveals a bustling scene of barges, riverboats and wharves along the Sacramento River, between West Sacramento and Sacramento proper. Barges were a common site along the river in the nineteenth and early twentieth...
    • BBSAC705
    • View on the Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

    • 1937
    • This circa 1937 post card reveals the waterfronts of both Sacramento and West Sacramento, as seen from the I Street Bridge. On the right side of the scene are two beached riverboats while the Superior Boat Livery and Paulson's Marina rest just...
    • BBSAC707
    • Pride of Paducah Riverboat

    • 1935
    • An exciting race between two riverboats rounding a bend is the subject of this still photograph from the 1935 movie ""Steamboat Round the Bend"" starring Will Rogers. Using the Sacramento River as their racetrack, Twentieth Century Fox filmed the...
    • 1350
    • Sacramento River Waterfronts

    • 1904
    • This circa 1904 photograph reveals a cluttered Sacramento River waterfront. Taken from the I Street Bridge, the view stretches from roughly J Street to just beyond the Sacramento and Yolo Bridge at M Street. A series of riverboats are docked to...
    • 552
    • Sacramento River Waterfront near the Tower Bridge in 1937

    • 1937
    • The waterfronts of both Sacramento and West Sacramento bracket this photograph, taken on September 4, 1937. On the right side of the scene are two beached riverboats while the Superior Boat Livery and Paulson's Marina rest just below. On the left...
    • 553
    • Aerial View of Old Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • The Old Sacramento District is a national historic landmark due to its rich place in California history. A quarter of a million immigrants came to the Sacramento area, withstanding the ravages of fire, flood and disease to build their lives. ...
    • BBSAC046
    • Pride of Paducah

    • 1935
    • The riverboat "Pride of Paducah" with smokestacks gushing columns of black smoke and flags flying turns dramatically into view in this scene from the 1935 20th Century Fox movie ""Steamboat Round the Bend"" starring Will Rogers. The Sacramento...
    • 1573
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • One of several riverboats lists afire in this August 28, 1932, photograph. The fire started at 12:45 a.m. on the west bank of the Sacramento River. During the incident, riverside flora caught fire priming flames to make their way toward the I...
    • 903b
    • "Sacramento River Front"

    • 1890
    • Shown in circa 1890 is eastern bank of the Sacramento River, near the Southern Pacific Railroad Steamer freight depots number six and seven, and fruit storage facilities. Notice the absence of the M Street Bridge downriver, not built until 1909.
    • BBSAC684
    • Mansion Belle

    • 1960
    • Shown in circa 1960 is the "Mansion Belle." The vessel was built in 1942 for use by the Army Corps of Engineers as a snag boat, pulling loose trees and debris out the Sacramento River's channel. The boat was then used in John Wayne's 1955,...
    • BBSAC685
    • Cal. Trans Co's Steamer: "Fort Sutter"

    • 1920
    • The riverboat "Fort Sutter" is the subject of this circa 1920 postcard. The 1,200 ton vessel was built in 1912 for California Transportation Company as a duplicate of her sister ship, Capital City. Its interior was adorned with mahogany, birch,...
    • BBSAC687
    • "Fort Sutter" Passenger Steamer, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 postcard shows the riverboat Fort Sutter at rest on the Sacramento River. Launched in 1912, the vessel served ably through the interwar period. However, with the advent of World War II, it was placed into service for the United...
    • BBSAC688


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