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    • Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento, California

    • 1977
    • This postcard printed in 1977 features Northwestern Pacific Engine #112, the property of the Pacific Coast Chapter of the Railway and Locomotive Historical Society, Inc. on display at the California State Railroad Museum in Old Sacramento. ...
    • BBSAC948
    • State Capitol by Moonlight, Sacramento, Cal. - Blank Back

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows the rear of the State Capitol building from the vantage point of Capitol Park. The postcard -- many of which were rendered as evening time scenes -- exploded on the American scene after 1900, with nearly 770.5...
    • BBSAC296
    • Sacramento, Cal. Sacramento River Scene

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    • This placid scene of the Sacramento River and its namesake city’s waterfront business buildings during the first decade of the 20th Century belie the level of intense activity and traffic that made it the hub of the greatest inland waterway in the...
    • BBSAC692
    • Scene on Sacramento River, California

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    • Small craft including a launch with protective covering and a rowboat with three occupants can be found close to the shore in this color-tinted postcard of the Sacramento River printed sometime between 1915 and 1930. The descriptive caption on the...
    • BBSAC704
    • The Capitol Hotel, Sacramento, Cal.

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    • Shown at the southwest corner of Seventh and K Streets is the Capital Hotel. In 1887, the 100-unit property underwent a 20,000 dollar rennovation that included marked expansion, giving the Capital a 100-foot frontage on K Street and 120-foot...
    • BBSAC438
    • Rolling Green Motel - L.E. Lindholm

    • 1968
    • This circa 1968 postcard shows the Rolling Green Motel. The following description, taken from the postcard's back, promoted one of the many popular motels and lodges that once appeared at regular intervals along Sacramento-area main thoroughfare...
    • BBSAC473
    • Sacramento Inn - Friendly Inn

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    • The printed description on the back of this postcard reads, "Sacramento Inn is the famed garden hotel in California's Capital. The 'Friendly Inn' offers 325 air-conditioned rooms, three pools, spacious dining room and coffee shop. Dinner dancing...
    • BBSAC483
    • Souvenir Folder of Sacramento, California

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 postcard shows children fishing at pond in the southern section of William Land Park with the park's club house and statute of Charles Swanston -- the previous owner of the land -- visible in the distance. The business stamped onto...
    • BBSAC772
    • Travelers Hotel - Black and White

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    • In this postcard, the huge "Travelers Hotel Sacramento" sign towers over a streetcar and vintage automobiles on the street below. A printed description on the back of this postcard reads, "T. A. Franker, E. H. Hanlon, J. L. Flanagan. Eight stories...
    • BBSAC502
    • Valley Hi Inn, Sacramento, California

    • 1965
    • This 1965 postcard shows the Valley Hi resting at 5321 Stockton Boulevard. Printed on the back of the postcard is as follows: "100 new units...1 mile South California State Fair Grounds...Uncle John's Pancake House...Business Route U.S. Highway...
    • BBSAC509
    • Old Sacramento - Modes of Transportation

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 postcard shows, most prominently, the Delta King riverboat, the Tehama Building at the northeast corner of Front and J streets, and the Pony Express monument, dedicated in 1976. The back of the postcard carries the following...
    • BBSAC518
    • Pony Express Statue, Sacramento

    • 1996
    • This circa 1996 postcard shows the Pony Express monument at the northeast corner of Second and K streets at Old Sacramento State Historic Park. In the background are, left to right, the Heyward Building and the B.F. Hastings Building. The printed...
    • BBSAC520
    • Old Sacramento, Railroad Museum

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard provides three views of locomotives on display at the California State Railroad Museum. "The finest Railroad Museum in North America. Dozens of restored locomotives and cars.." is the the description from the back of the...
    • BBSAC524
    • The Mall, as seen from the State Capitol Dome, Sacramento, CA

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 postcard shows Capitol Mall as seen from the cupola of the California State Capitol building. To the far left of the frame is the 17-story California State Resources building, built in 1964 and located at 1416 Ninth Street. The...
    • BBSAC040
    • Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch

    • 1966
    • This circa 1966 postcard captures the splendor of the tradition of window displays at Breuner's Furniture. The back of the postcard reads: "Breuner's 32nd musical, moving Christmas display depicts 'Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch' where...
    • BBSAC820
    • View of the Tower Bridge Looking West, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • This postcard reveals an aerial view toward the Tower Bridge and well into West Sacramento and Yolo County. In the left foreground, and built in 1961, is the 15-story 203-unit Capitol Towers Garden Apartments at 1500 Seventh Street. In the lower,...
    • BBSAC049
    • Interior Fort Sutter, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1920
    • The interior of Sutter’s Fort about a century ago is the subject of this vintage postcard published by the California Sales Company of San Francisco. Once identified as the “largest and best fortified fort in California” the venerable structure’s...
    • BBSAC848
    • Sacramento, California  Tower Bridge - Smith Western Co.

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    • This postcard of the Tower Bridge shows the span at night taken from the south side with its mirror image reflected in the Sacramento River. The lights were first installed on the bridge for the August 1989 commemoration of John Sutter’s arrival on...
    • BBSAC080

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