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    • The Review, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high...
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    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • The Rainbow Bridge is the scene of a flooded American River near Folsom in January 1997. The American River's Nimbus and Folsom dams were able control much of the water volume and pressure moving toward the levees along the lower river, thus...
    • 1658a
    • Revetment and Levee

    • 1937
    • In this October 1937 photograph, a revetment borders a section of the Sacramento River. Efforts to strengthen the levee system within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Flood Control Project were especially vigorous after the March 1936 breach of several...
    • 285
    • Sacramento River as Viewed from I Street Bridge

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures a cresting Sacramento River, as seen from the I Street Bridge, looking north. To the right of the frame is the smoke-belching Pacific Gas and Electric power station. To the left of it, is the city filtration...
    • 1192
    • Occidental Medical Times

    • August, 1893
    • Shown is the August 1893 issue of the Occidental Medical Times, a continuation of the erstwhile Sacramento Medical Times. The former was described by the July 1892 Sacramento Daily Union as “replete with reports, cases, data, papers, society...
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    • Steamboat Races on the River

    • 1905
    • This circa 1905 postcard shows a steamboat race coming off in a tightly packed Sacramento River. Steamer racing had been conducted on the river, and around Sacramento, going back to the 1850s, one of the first taking place in November 1856 between...
    • BBSAC724
    • Levee Erosion along the American River

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 photograph shows an example of levee erosion along the north bank of the American River, near the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers. A series of dislodged trees and protruding roots hang angled over the River. Long...
    • 2413
    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • Steamboat “Jacinto”

    • 1930
    • This circa 1936 photograph captures the steamboat “Jacinto” chugging its way along the Sacramento River. In tow is a cargo laden barge.
    • 1574
    • Sacramento Water Filtration Plant, Intake Pump

    • 1925
    • Pictured in circa 1925 is the intake pump for Sacramento's water filtration facility. Sitting 145 feet from the shore and just below the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers, had five inlet gates at four different levels. Two 42-inch...
    • 1317
    • Steamboat “Jacinto”

    • 1936
    • Shown in circa 1936 is the steamboat “Jacinto,” as it makes its way along the Sacramento River. In tow and trailing is a barge, laden with cargo.
    • 1541
    • Tower Bridge, Sacramento, California - scope Enterprises

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    • Sacramento's Tower Bridge glistens in this evening photograph, taken from its northern side. The bridge was lighted up for first time in August 1989 to commemorate the John Sutter’s August 1839 landing at the confluence of Sacramento and...
    • BBSAC081
    • Aerial View of Sacramento and it's Highways, Sacramento, CA

    • 2002
    • This circa 2002 aerial shot provides an ideal view of the Sacramento as a hub of intra and interstate freeways. Interstate 5, Interstate 80, California State Route 99, U.S. Route 50 are all prominenet, as are views of the American and Sacramento...
    • BBSAC054
    • Southern Pacific Bridge

    • 1894
    • This photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge, as taken from the west bank of the Sacramento River, was shot in 1894. Built in 1892/93, it was the second Southern Pacific span, and third overall, to be built at this very spot. It was...
    • 112
    • Nimbus Dam on the American River

    • 1997
    • This January 1997 photograph shows the Nimbus Dam on a flooded American River. At the height of New Year's storms, the river was gushing out of the dam at 115,000 cubic feet per second, a marked difference from the 5,000 that the structure was...
    • 1657
    • Dry Creek Bridge

    • 1865
    • This photograph taken circa 1865 of the Dry Creek Bridge, located 17 miles east of Sacramento, shows a Central Pacific Railroad train.
    • 1185
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • This circa 1927 photograph shows several men posing before the aeration pools at the city of Sacramento's water filtration plant. Directly behind them are mixing tanks while, in the background, is the plant's sedimentation basin. A leader in...
    • 1553
    • Sacramento River Levee Road

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 aerial photograph shows a levee road built along the Sacramento River's bank. Also visible are long stretches of prime Sacramento Delta farm land.
    • 1635
    • 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

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