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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...
    • 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...
    • 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
    • Sacramento River Levee Road

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 aerial photograph shows a levee road built along the Sacramento River's bank. Also visible are long stretches of prime Sacramento Delta farm land.
    • 1635
    • North Sacramento Viaduct, Sacramento, California

    • 1945
    • Shown in circa 1945 is the North Sacramento viaduct. Built in 1942, the 847,000 dollar project enabled motorists to avoid seasonal flooding and traverse the lowlands north of the American River, and surrounding Sacramento Northern and Western...
    • BBSAC086
    • 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
    • Aerial View of Old Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • The Old Sacramento District is a national historic landmark due to its rich place in California history. A quarter of a million immigrants came to the Sacramento area, withstanding the ravages of fire, flood and disease to build their lives. ...
    • BBSAC046
    • 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
    • Sacramento - Which Way Now?

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    • According to a report prepared for the Sacramento City Council by the State Division of Highways, the four-year period 1967-1968 through 1970-1971 expenditure for Sacramento County state highways would total approximately $140 million. About...
    • BBSAC047
    • Approaching Sacramento, California

    • 1968
    • In 1961, the State Highway Commission announced its plans for the completion of Interstate 5, extending from Mexico to the Canadian border. The city council unanimously supported putting the freeway on the Sacramento side of the river, thus wiping...
    • BBSAC048
    • 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
    • Sacramento City Lines Street Car Number 21 on N Street

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 photograph shows a street car, carded number five, near the corner of Twenty-Eight and N Streets. The car is marked “Sacramento City Lines,” and shows a final destination of “Ball Park.” To the far left of the photograph...
    • 2418

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