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    • Scene on Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

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    • A black and white photograph of the Sacramento River taken sometime early last century is the subject of this postcard in circulation through the 1930s. The boats and possible building in the upper left of the scene are not defined enough to...
    • BBSAC709
    • Delta Queen

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    • This circa 1980 photograph shows the riverboat Delta Queen on the Mississippi River. A sign on the vessel’s stern reads, “Delta Queen, Port of Cincinnati, Ohio.” Passenger mill about on different levels of the boat as the paddlewheel rips...
    • 2270
    • View from the Capitol Dome - Sacramento

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    • This postcard boasts a photograph as taken from the California State Capitol building's dome, looking west. In the immediate foreground, and completed in 1928, are buildings of the Capitol Extention, to the right the Library and Courts Building,...
    • BBSAC241
    • Natomas News

    • December 1911
    • The Natomas News was the official publication of Natomas Consolidated of California and published monthly by the same company. The issues for December, 1911 and May, 1912 feature articles on flood-control, rock-crushing, crop irrigation and...
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 25, 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...
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    • The Visitor

    • July 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • Themis

    • March 24, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Sacramento and Yolo Bridge

    • 1858
    • This picture of the Sacramento and Yolo Bridge was taken just days before its completion in June 1858. It was built by the Sacramento and Yolo Bridge Company and owned by native-Kentuckian G.P. Gillis and native-Alabaman Elam Covington. Although...
    • 907
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Shops

    • 1858
    • This February 3, 1933, photograph captures the enormity of locomotive and car parts at the Southern Pacific Railroad Shops. At the time of the photograph, Southern Pacific had invested 125,000 dollars into the modernization of forty-one of its...
    • 915
    • Floods; J Street near Front Street

    • 1861
    • This photograph, looking east, of a deluged J Street near Fourth Street captures the scale of the flood of December 1861. In the foreground is a sign for dentist W.H. Thomas, and the dry goods store of Patrick O'Connell and Jonathon Ryan. Just...
    • 883b
    • Flood 1861-1862; K Street near Front Street

    • 1861
    • This 1861 photograph shows flooding at K and Front Streets. A nine-year stretch of calm weather was broken with record flooding in the winter of 1861/1862. The "What Cheer House" saloon is prominent to the right of the photograph as is Ebner's...
    • 886
    • Original Central Pacific Depot

    • 1863
    • As captured in this 1863 photograph, several rail workers stand in front of, and beside, the Central Pacific Railroad’s first depot and ticket office at Front and I Streets. It was designed in 1863 by Collis P. Huntington, and built in one...
    • 853
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “Governor Stanford”

    • 1863
    • The Central Pacific Railroad’s “Governor Stanford” chugs by in this 1863 photograph. The 4-4-0 locomotive was built a year earlier by the Norris Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and then brought to San Francisco by sailing...
    • 917
    • C. P. Huntington Locomotive

    • 1864
    • Named after Collis P. Huntington was the "C.P. Huntington" locomotive, here pictured. This photograph is labeled as follows: "Southern Pacific R.R. of California No. 1. - Original Central Pacific No. 3 - Cylinders 11 x15 - Dia. Of Drivers 54" -...
    • 848
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as...
    • 857
    • Dry Creek Bridge

    • 1865
    • This photograph taken circa 1865 of the Dry Creek Bridge, located 17 miles east of Sacramento, shows a Central Pacific Railroad train.
    • 1185
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as...
    • 2475

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