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    • 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
    • Central Pacific Railroad Shops

    • 1873
    • This 1873 photograph shows the prime facilities of the Central Pacific Railroad shops. In the foreground is the 90 by 230-foot car building shop. To the left of it is the 60 by 125-foot blacksmith shop. Behind both is the cabinet shop, boasting...
    • 858
    • The C.P. Huntington at Sacramento

    • Pictured near the Southern Pacific Railroad's passenger station is the C.P. Huntington. It was placed at the pictured location in 1939. In 1964, Southern Pacific donated the Huntington to the State of California and, by 1980, it was undergoing...
    • BBSAC619
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “C.P. Huntington”

    • 1926
    • This dramatic view of the locomotive “C.P. Huntington” was taken at the 1926 opening of the Southern Pacific Depot at Fourth and I Streets. Resting behind the Huntington is the newly built Southern Pacific engine number 4337. Visitors are shown...
    • 1022
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Station

    • 1926
    • Taken in 1926, this photograph shows the Southern Pacific Railroad Station on I Street, between Third and Fifth Streets. The three story-high station was completed by the contracting company of Davison and Nicolsen for 1,000,000 dollars in the...
    • 849
    • Central Pacific Railroad Passenger Station - 1876

    • 1990
    • Actors in period costume pose for this promotional postcard, one of a series printed for the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. The description on the back of the card reads, “This replica of the Central Pacific Railroad’s second...
    • BBSAC527
    • Southern Pacific Engine No. 1

    • The descriptive note on the back of this poorly colored postcard focuses on Southern Pacific Engine No. 1, the “C. P. Huntington,” which came to California packed aboard the sailing ship “Success” and went into operation in April of 1864. After...
    • BBSAC625
    • Southern Pacific Station - E.C. Kropp Co

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the Southern Pacific train depot at Fifth and I streets. Also pictured is the locomotive, C.P. Huntington, which was placed at the spot in 1939. It went into service for Central Pacific in 1864 and taken out of...
    • BBSAC626
    • 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
    • Western Pacific Passenger Depot

    • 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
    • Gibson Bus Lines Depot

    • 1952
    • Pictured in 1952 is the front of the Gibson Bus Lines depot at 1117 I Street. Four buses can be seen at the terminal, one bound for Chico and another for San Francisco. Built in 1944, the 33, 000 square foot structure operated as a bus depot until...
    • 133
    • Western Pacific R.R. Depot, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 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

    • 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
    • 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

    • 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
    • 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
    • Reversed Images of the Southern Pacific Railyards

    • 1910
    • This composite of reserved images offers a unique view of the Southern Pacific Railroad passenger depot and shops in 1910. The bottom image shows the west side of the passenger depot, built in 1879. Locomotives transit both in and out, and...
    • 2388
    • "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
    • Southern Pacific Station

    • 1940
    • The facade of the Southern Pacific Railroad Station, located at 401 I Street, was captured in this circa 1940 photograph. Opened in 1926, the 370 by 100 foot station was considered one of the finest of its kind. One of the unique features of the...
    • 844


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