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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
    • 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
    • Entering Sacramento via Highway 99

    • 1973
    • A portion of Highway 99 entering Sacramento from the south circa 1973 is the focus of this postcard. The exit is for Fruitridge Road, one of the major arteries in South Sacramento and named for the crops brought to market and rail along the old...
    • BBSAC934
    • Confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers

    • 1978
    • This birds-eye view of the Sacramento Region from 1978 shows Discovery Park in the foreground and Interstate 5 as it crosses the American River and heads south at what is sometimes referred to as “Crossroads of the West.” The old water treatment...
    • BBSAC935
    • 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 is the...
    • 2418
    • 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
    • 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

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