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    • Southern Pacific Engine No. 1

    • The descriptive note on the back of this poorly colored postcard focuses on Southern Pacific Engine No. 1, the “C. P. Huntington,” which came to California packed aboard the sailing ship “Success” and went into operation in April of 1864....
    • BBSAC625
    • Store News Weinstock-Lubin & Co.

    • July 30, 1923
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock combined efforts in 1875 and opened The Mechanics Store and within a few years their outstanding stock, fixed prices and fair dealing placed them among the top merchants in Sacramento. In 1888 the...
    • Parade on K Street between Seventh and Tenth Street

    • 1927
    • A military parade featuring cavalry units escorting horse-drawn caissons rolls down K Street between Seventh and Tenth in this 1927 photograph. A large crowd of onlookers line the street and business signs clearly identify the Clunie Hotel (805 K...
    • 1080c
    • State Capitol, Sacramento, California

    • The dome and top levels of the California State Capitol Building rises above the palm trees lining N Street in this trimmed postcard published in the early part of the last century. Over that time the trees have grown and matured and the solitary...
    • BBSAC256
    • K Street circa 1910

    • 1910
    • Looking east on K Street about 1910, the transition from horse to gas is very evident. There are many vehicles in this scene; two electric street cars, horse-drawn carriages and wagons, and a number of automobiles. Pedestrians dot the sidewalks...
    • 2145
    • Hotel Sacramento Under Construction

    • 1925
    • Here is a view of the Hotel Sacramento as it sits under construction in circa 1908. The primary building medium was concrete - the floors, stairways and columns were all composed to it. Just two to three years out from the San Francisco...
    • 635
    • Old Sacramento, California, Carriage

    • 1995
    • Shown in circa 1995 is a horse-drawn carriage making its way by the Heywood Building, located in the Old Sacramento State Historic Park and at the southeastern corner of Second and J streets. Constructed in 1857, the building was one of the most...
    • BBSAC551
    • Fire Company at Independence Day Parade

    • 1910
    • This July 4, 1910, photograph shows horse-drawn fire engines parading along K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets. 30,000 Sacramentans witnessed the Independence Day parade which featured horses. Several awards were given for the fittest and...
    • 617
    • J Street, Sacramento, Cal. - M. Rieder

    • 1908
    • A stretch of Sacramento’s J Street over a century ago is the subject of this German-made color postcard. Mailed in Sacramento on October 22 of 1908 for two cents, this card’s destination was 8th Street and arrived the same day it was mailed to...
    • BBSAC387
    • K Street, Looking East from 7th, Sacramento, Cal. - E.C. Kropp

    • K Street in downtown Sacramento as pictured on this penny postcard bustles with activity and traffic, more specifically pedestrian, horse-drawn and electric rail traffic. Posted in Roseville at noon, the hand-written note on the back of this...
    • BBSAC394
    • Budweiser Coach in Front of the Elks Temple

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 photograph shows a horse-drawn Budweiser wagon resting outside of the Elks Temple at 925 Eleventh Street. To the right of the picture is a sign for the Top of the Town Restaurant, a fourteenth-floor eatery and lounge that provided...
    • 911
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Station

    • 1915
    • Pictured in 1915, the Southern Pacific Railroad's engine X1461 is pulling out of the Sacramento station. This westbound train pulls extra passenger cars past automobiles and horse-drawn carriages, all parked near the baggage office, at the right...
    • 1051
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 22, 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...
    • Hotel Sacramento - Corner View, Edward H. Mitchell

    • Impressive early view of the Hotel Sacramento at Tenth Street and K Street adorns the front of this postcard. Potted trees are arranged in front of the building on both sides, while horse-drawn vehicles rest at curbside near the streetcar tracks...
    • BBSAC480
    • Bird's-Eye View of Sacramento Looking East from River Front

    • 1910
    • The Sacramento riverfront was a lively spot in 1910 when this sepia-toned postcard was mailed from downtown. The stern-propelled paddlewheel boat and barge were only two of dozens of all type of craft that plied the Sacramento River transporting...
    • BBSAC706
    • Second Street Between J and K Streets

    • 1863
    • The Union Hotel dominates this circa 1862 view of the west side of Second Street, between J and K Streets. Several people stand in front of the hotel while some stand on the balcony overlooking the street. Notes on the picture identify this...
    • 1173
    • Old Sacramento - Horse-drawn Carriage

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard, taken within the Old Sacramento State Historic Park, shows a carriage making its way along Second Street, between J and K streets, and by the B.F. Hastings building. Constructed in 1852/53, it stood as the headquarters...
    • BBSAC533


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