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    • "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
    • 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
    • River Lines Company

    • 1945
    • Pictured in circa 1945 is a bustling scene before the River Lines office and receiving center at 1300 Front Street, with the twin spires of the Tower Bridge in the background. The company was primary in the transport of material and food stuffs...
    • 185
    • Water Front, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1918
    • Barges fill the Sacramento River in this circa 1918 postcard. In spite of having to navigate a river fraught with sand bars and slickens, it was at this time that the transportation of people and dry goods via the Sacramento River was coming into...
    • BBSAC702
    • 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
    • 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
    • Shipping Scene, Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

    • Nearly a dozen vessels ranging from barges piled with bags to floating palaces bearing passengers back and forth to San Francisco crowd the Sacramento River below the Southern Pacific Bridge on this postcard dated July 1924 on the back. This image...
    • BBSAC088
    • "Moonlight on the Sacramento River"

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is a river barge, plying its way along the Sacramento River. For nearly a century and beginning in 1875, River Lines provided transport for cargo - canned goods, rice, and wool - from Sacramento to Colusa, From Sacramento to...
    • BBSAC683
    • Sacramento, Cal. Sacramento River Scene

    • This placid scene of the Sacramento River and its namesake city’s waterfront business buildings during the first decade of the 20th Century belie the level of intense activity and traffic that made it the hub of the greatest inland waterway in the...
    • BBSAC692
    • Beautiful California - Sacramento River

    • 1895
    • Shown in circa 1895 is the eastern bank of the Sacramento River as it passes through the city of Sacramento. In the distance, at Front and T sreets, is the smoke stack of the Pioneer Box Factory which had been dormant since October 1893, having...
    • BBSAC694
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 19, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
    • Steamer Towing Freight Barge on Sacramento River, California

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900, a tug and barge make their way along the Sacramento River. The Sacramento to San Francisco corridor was alive with traffic at the turn of the century. Between 1880 and 1903, shipments between Sacramento and San Francisco...
    • BBSAC711
    • Sacramento River City Waterfront at K Street, ca. 1906

    • 1906
    • This photograph of Sacramento's waterfront, between roughly J Street to M Street, was taken in circa 1906. In August of 1906, the Southern Pacific Railroad was in the process of expanding its wharf facilities toward M Street as well as adding a...
    • 551
    • The Review, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • 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 school...
    • Dover

    • 1928
    • This circa 1928 photograph shows the stern wheel steamer "Dover" transporting goods and pulling a barge on the Sacramento River. Built at Washington's ways building, Yolo County, in 1891, the "Dover" measured some 150-feet in length and 33-feet in...
    • 1534
    • 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
    • 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


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