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    • Old Sacramento - Modes of Transportation

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 postcard shows, most prominently, the Delta King riverboat, the Tehama Building at the northeast corner of Front and J streets, and the Pony Express monument, dedicated in 1976. The back of the postcard carries the following...
    • BBSAC518
    • Streets of Old Sacramento

    • 1996
    • Seven photographic views of Old Sacramento merge on the cover of this postcard from 1996. The following descriptive information appears on the back of the card, "History abounds in this picturesque area that once flourished during the Califiornia...
    • BBSAC519
    • Pony Express Monument

    • 1996
    • The printed description on the back of this circa 1996 postcard states "In 1860, 80 riders completed the 1,966-mile distance between St. Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento on horseback in less than 10 days. In 1861, the completion of Western Union's...
    • BBSAC521
    • Old Sacramento - Gold Rush Days

    • 2000
    • This 2000 postcard shows events attached to Gold Rush Days, an event held at Old Sacramento State Historic Park. Starting in 1998 as the Second Great Gold Rush (to commemorate the discovery of gold in Coloma), and held over Labor Day Weekend, the...
    • BBSAC532
    • Old Sacramento, Cal. - Gold Rush Days

    • 2000
    • Horse and carriage occupy a dirt-covered stretch of Second Street in this 2000 postcard, commemorating Gold Rush Days. Started in 1998, event organizers bring in an average of 200 tons of dirt to add authenticity of the celebration that aims to...
    • BBSAC534
    • Old Sacramento - Scope Enterprises

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 scene provides a window into Old Sacramento's Gold Rush Days, the annual rehabilitation of Sacramento's 49er roots. Visible upon dirt-covered streets are wagons and coaches on Second Street between J and K streets. Prominent...
    • BBSAC535
    • 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
    • Old Sacramento - Myers

    • 2000
    • The bustle and excitement of the Old Sacramento State Historic Park's annual Gold Rush Days is captured in this circa 2000 postcard. In the top frame, along Second Street, are the Union Hotel, Bank Exchange and the peaked facade of Engine House...
    • BBSAC545
    • Sutter's Fort

    • 1990
    • Images of Sutter’s Fort in Sacramento spanning over 150 years appear on the top and lower right of this postcard by Tom Myers. The photograph on the lower left captures actors at the fort dressed in period clothing posing for a photographer in the...
    • BBSAC828
    • Old Sacramento - Fireworks

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures the evening splendor of Old Sacramento Historic Park, on the south side of K Street, between Front and Second streets. Visible are, right to left, the What Cheer House, built in 1853, and the National House, whose...
    • BBSAC531
    • Prairie Schooner and Stage Coach, Sacramento, California

    • 1920
    • Within the walls of Sutter’s Fort two of the most important modes of transportation in the United States are the subject of this vintage postcard circa 1920. The classic stagecoach built by Abbot, Downing & Co. of Concord, New Hampshire was so...
    • BBSAC846


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