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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
    • 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
    • "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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Pride of the River Steamboat

    • 1911
    • The "Pride of the River" is shown in action, somewhere near Sacramento on the Sacramento River. This photograph of the riverboat, built in 1878 for the California Transportation Company, was taken in 1911. The ship's maiden voyage was a 20-minute...
    • 1966a
    • Pride of the River Steamboat

    • 1911
    • Plying the waters since 1878, the steamboat "Pride of the River" is shown in action, in circa 1911, somewhere along the Sacramento River. The 175-foot-long craft was constructed at San Francisco's Meigg's Wharf and could carry up to 500 tons of...
    • 1966b
    • Old Sacramento, 1857

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows a painting of the B. F. Hastings Building, at Second and J streets as it appeared in 1857. It was from this building, constructed in 1852/53, that the Pony Express started its first eastward overland journey, on...
    • BBSAC536
    • River Scene at Sacramento, California

    • 1925
    • The Sacramento River around 1925 is the subject of this postcard distributed by W. C. Spangler News Agency of Sacramento. West Sacramento is to the left, the Southern Pacific Bridge is in the background and the sheds and buildings bordering Front...
    • BBSAC962
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1932
    • 1932 aerial views of downtown Sacramento with the Southern Pacific Steamer Terminal in the foreground. Two paddle-wheel boats are tied up to that terminal and two more, including a passenger vessel, are docked at a terminal just south of the...
    • 1189
    • Delta Queen

    • This circa 1980 photograph shows the riverboat Delta Queen on the Mississippi River. A sign on the vessel’s stern reads, “Delta Queen, Port of Cincinnati, Ohio.” Passenger mill about on different levels of the boat as the paddlewheel rips through...
    • 2270


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