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    • Sacramento from the Air, Sacramento, CA

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    • The 1950’s saw a period of population growth, increasing from 8,685 to an estimated 12,000. Sacramento, during that time, provided employment for 18,000 people with an annual payroll of approximately $90,000,000. The 40’s and 50’s also brought to...
    • BBSAC030
    • Bird's Eye View of Business District, Sacramento, CA

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    • The 1950s saw a period of population growth, increasing from 8,685 to an estimated 12,000. Sacramento, during that time, provided employment for 18,000 people with an annual payroll of approximately $90,000,000. The 40s and 50s also brought to...
    • BBSAC032
    • Business Section from Air, Sacramento, CA

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    • The 1950s saw a period of population growth, increasing from 8,685 to an estimated 12,000. Sacramento, during that time, provided employment for 18,000 people with an annual payroll of approximately 90 million dollars. The 40s and 50s also...
    • BBSAC033
    • Aerial View of California's Capitol, Sacramento, CA

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    • The 1950s saw a period of population growth, increasing from 8,685 to an estimated 12,000. Sacramento, during that time, provided employment for 18,000 people with an annual payroll of approximately $90,000,000. The 40’s and 50’s also brought to...
    • BBSAC035
    • 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
    • Auburn Highway through Del Paso Park

    • 1937
    • Auburn Highway, later known as Auburn Boulevard, is shown on February 18, 1937 as a quiet, country road passing through the splendor of Del Paso Park. The park was officially opened in April 1911 with a picnic which included a barbecue, dance, and...
    • 1434
    • Elvas Freeway

    • 1945
    • Shown in 1945 is the Elvas Freeway, a North-South artery that crossed the American River and was designed to relieve pressure from Twelfth and Sixteenth Street viaducts. The freeway went through a 5.5 million dollar expansion in 1955. By 1962,...
    • 1438
    • North Sixteenth Street

    • 1942
    • This October 18, 1942, photograph shows a portion of the newly-constructed Sixteenth Street Viaduct, just to the north of the American River and Sixteenth Street Bridge. Built for a cost of 847,440 dollars, the continuous reinforced concrete...
    • 1440
    • Yolo Bypass Weir

    • 1934
    • Flood waters rush their way through the Yolo Bypass Weir in this January 4, 1934, photograph. Several automobiles can be seen above as well as a few spectators.
    • 1361a
    • Yolo Bypass Weir

    • 1934
    • This January 4, 1934, photograph shows the Yolo Bypass Weir in operation. Several automobiles are visibile along the roadway.
    • 1361b
    • Sacramento Motel - On U.S. Highway 40 and 99E

    • 1945
    • Offering deluxe rooms for $2.00, the Sacramento Motel on U.S. Highway 40 and 99 E in North Sacramento was similar to dozens of locally owned and run motels and auto courts in the Sacramento Valley. Before the rise of freeways that bypassed the...
    • BBSAC486
    • Yolo Causeway

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the two-lane Yolo Causeway. Opened in spring 1916 to a fete that lasted four days, and involving everything from beauty queens to sporting events (74, to be exact), to governors, the structure was created under the...
    • 1449
    • Yolo Causeway

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows the Yolo Causeway as it stands above high water. In the foreground, a man labors along in a rowboat. Several cars can also be seen on the causeway's roadway.
    • 1450
    • Nimbus Dam

    • 1955
    • Shown in circa 1955 is the Nimbus Dam, straddling Lake Natoma and the American River. The structure - resting seven miles downstream from Folsom Dam and some 14 miles upstream from Sacramento - was built at a cost of 7.1 million dollars and...
    • BBSAC770
    • Yolo Causeway

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the Yolo Causeway. Several automobiles are making use of the roadway.
    • 1451
    • Yolo Causeway

    • 1940
    • This 1940 view of the Yolo Causeway, taken from Interstate 80, shows standing water to the left of the roadway. A billboard advertises Sacramento's Hotel Berry while another promotes Wonder Bread.
    • 1452
    • Yolo Causeway

    • 1930
    • This view of the Yolo Causeway was captured in 1930. Visible in the background is a railroad bridge.
    • 1453
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph provides a view of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard. Visible are a Union 76 service station and the Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley. The boulevard was part of the famed Lincoln and Victory...
    • 1514c
    • Victoria Motor Lodge

    • 1936
    • This 1936 postcard shows the inviting Victoria Motor Lodge at 5716 Stockton Boulevard. The longest run of management at the lodge - 1953 to 1980 - came with widowed Italian immigrant Angelina Amoruso and her sons Peter and Vincent, both of whom...
    • BBSAC510

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