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    • Sacramento River Scene, California

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 color postcard shows the Sacramento Boat Club, floating at the banks of the Sacramento River and the Yolo County hamlet of Broderick. The image was captured from the Southern Pacific Railroad's drawbridge, positioned just to the...
    • BBSAC695
    • Capitol Inn and Capitol Sky Park

    • 1950
    • Taken in 1950, this photograph provides an aerial view of the Capitol Inn at 1130 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento, California. The hotel was designed to look like the California State Capitol building. The Hotel El Rancho sat just across...
    • 866
    • Hotel El Rancho Resort

    • 1953
    • This 1953 airborne photograph shows the 17-acre Hotel El Rancho Resort, located at 1075 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento, California. Built in 1932 by millionaire Thomas Hull, the El Rancho was visited by the likes of Clark Gable, Robert...
    • 464
    • El Rancho Drive-In Theater

    • 1946
    • Taken on October 31, 1946, this photograph shows the entrance to the El Rancho Drive-In Theater on the Davis Highway, now 2000 West Capitol Avenue, in West Sacramento, California. The 13-acre, 600-car El Rancho was the first drive-in theater in...
    • 808
    • 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
    • West Capitol Avenue

    • 1947
    • Two vehicles move along West Sacramento's West Capitol Avenue in this January 20, 1947 view. To the right of the photograph is a billboard advertising Lyon's Root Beer. In the distance is the faux dome of the Capitol Inn at 1130 West Capitol...
    • 1435
    • The Money Store

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    • Pictured along the West Sacramento side of the Sacramento River is the ziggurat, once occupied by the Money Store, a nationwide moneylender. Constructed in 1997/98 out of sandstone, the 60 million dollar, 11-story office tower was made to look...
    • BBSAC174
    • Sacramento Raley Field

    • 2000
    • Shown in 2000 is West Sacramento's Raley Field, home of the Pacific Coast League's Sacramento Rivercats. The 40 million dollar venue's 2000 opening marked the return of professional baseball to the Capitol region after a 25 year absence. The sale...
    • BBSAC759
    • Sacramento River and Bridges, Sacramento, California

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    • This colorful rendition of the Sacramento River and bridges is an example of the linen-like postcards popular from about 1930 through World War II. Metrocraft Company of Everett, Massachusetts produced this embellished view which was then...
    • BBSAC681
    • Welcome Grove Auto Court

    • 1944
    • Set along Business Route 40, in West Sacramento, is the Welcome Grove Auto Court. Opened in 1927, the motel featured a restaurant, bar, gas station and grocery store. Notable residents include the musical group the Turtles and Brian Hyland who...
    • BBSAC511
    • Sacramento Boat Club, Sacramento, California

    • 1905
    • Shown in circa 1905 is the Sacramento Boat Club, moored along the western bank of the Sacramento River, near Broderick. The pictured boathouse was constructed in 1892 when the organization was known as the Undine Boat Club. By 1912, the...
    • BBSAC701
    • 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 California - Cartoon Map

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard provides a cartoon map of the greater Sacramento area. The card was created by Tehachapi-based artist Gerry Kubler, the author of various other cartoon-centered postcards on California.
    • BBSAC788
    • Pacific Hotel - Elmo M. Sellers

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    • This linen-finished postcard bears a color-tinted image of the Pacific Motel, one of dozens of tidy wing units or individual cottages frequented by travelers in the Sacramento Valley. The following description appears on the back of this post World...
    • BBSAC472
    • Air View of Filtration Plant, Sacramento, California

    • 1935
    • Shown in circa 1935 is an aerial view of the Sacramento City Water Filtration Plant. Built in 1924, it became the first water filtration complex west of the Rocky Mountains. Other landmarks are, at the far left of the photograph, the Pacific Gas...
    • BBSAC769
    • Sacramento River Scene

    • 1946
    • This 1946 photograph shows rice processing facilities along the west bank of the Sacramento River, just off of River Road. The large structure to the right of the water tower are the rice mill and warehouse of the Rice Growers Association of...
    • 959
    • Sacramento, California  Tower Bridge - Smith Western Co.

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    • This postcard of the Tower Bridge shows the span at night taken from the south side with its mirror image reflected in the Sacramento River. The lights were first installed on the bridge for the August 1989 commemoration of John Sutter’s arrival...
    • BBSAC080
    • Raley Field from the Air, Sacramento, CA

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows sections of both Sacramento and West Sacramento. Raley Field, home of the Pacific Coast League's Sacramento River Cats, the Money Store's ziggurat, the Tower Bridge, the Delta King river boat, the Sacramento River,...
    • BBSAC056

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