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    • Passenger Riverboat 'Fort Sutter'

    • 1947
    • Photograph dated March 13, 1947, the vessel identified as the "Fort Sutter" (1912-1959). The old Sacramento/San Joaquin passenger riverboat Fort Sutter, still in its wartime gray, is shown moored at Three Mile Slough in the Sacramento/San Joaquin...
    • 1178
    • Sacramento Delta King

    • 2000
    • A dazzling "Delta King" riverboat rests near its wharf and landing in Old Sacramento, the modern Sacramento skyline in the background. Built in 1927 and initially paired with a companion ship, "The Delta Queen", the venerable vessel made daily...
    • BBSAC963
    • Riverboat Olive Gene

    • 1930
    • A circa 1930 view of the riverboat Olive Gene somewhere along the Sacramento River.
    • 1570
    • Riverboat on the Sacramento River

    • 1940
    • Under a cloudy sky, a sternwheeler riverboat nears a bend leaving a luminous wake along the Sacramento River, smoke drifting from a small stack aft. Two rowboats are tied up along the near shore while a small single-story structure mirrored in a...
    • 1351
    • The "Pride of Paducah" Riverboat

    • 1935
    • The riverboat "Pride of Paducah" makes its way along the Sacramento River in this 1935 photograph. In the same year, the vessel took part in the Twentieth-Century Fox production of "Steamboat Round the Bend," a movie starring Will Rogers. A large...
    • 1352
    • Pride of the River Steamboat

    • 1911
    • The "Pride of the River" is shown in action, somewhere near Sacramento on the Sacramento River. This photograph of the riverboat, built in 1878 for the California Transportation Company, was taken in 1911. The ship's maiden voyage was a 20-minute...
    • 1966a
    • 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
    • The River Lines

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    • Depicted on this postcard is a riverboat of River Lines, Incorporated, a company that provided passenger transportation and dredging services. The company was formed out of a merger of Citizen's Navigation, Merchant's Transportation and Sacramento...
    • BBSAC723
    • Rowing on the River

    • 1930
    • With spectators in the foreground and a paddle-wheeled riverboat in the background, Sacramento Junior College rowers power their way up the Sacramento River in this circa 1930 photograph. It was common for Panther fans to make their way to the M...
    • 287
    • Sacramento Delta King

    • 2000
    • This evening shot, taken in circa 2000, shows the "Delta King" riverboat at its permanent moorage at Old Sacramento State Historic Park. Launched in 1927, the boat's original assignment was to deliver passengers to Pier 3 in San Francisco and...
    • BBSAC541
    • Riverboats

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows riverboats anchored at dock along the Sacramento River. Excursion boats berth beside a number of flat boats loaded with undetermined items under a sign for the Star Lines, which merged with three riverboat services in...
    • 1572
    • Sacramento Delta King - Photo by James Blank

    • 1999
    • Resting near Old Sacramento State Historic Park, in 1999, is the "Delta King" riverboat. Prior to rehabilitation, the vessel, built in 1926, was sunk in Richmond Harbor for 15 months. After purchase, it arrived at Sacramento, under the power of...
    • BBSAC543
    • Pride of Paducah

    • 1935
    • The riverboat "Pride of Paducah" with smokestacks gushing columns of black smoke and flags flying turns dramatically into view in this scene from the 1935 20th Century Fox movie ""Steamboat Round the Bend"" starring Will Rogers. The Sacramento...
    • 1573
    • Sacramento, Delta King - Night

    • 2000
    • Shown in 2000 is the Delta King riverboat, as seen from the west banks of the Sacramento River. After years of service as a cargo and passenger passport and a stint in the military during World War II, the boat was purchased by the Coyne brothers,...
    • BBSAC546
    • "River City Queen"

    • 1990
    • Shown in circa 1990 is the tour boat "River City Queen," a somewhat common sight along the Sacramento River through the 1980s and 90s, operating from piers at the foor of L Street and at the Riverbank Marina. Made to resemble a traditional...
    • BBSAC549
    • Cal. Trans Co's Steamer: "Fort Sutter"

    • 1920
    • The riverboat "Fort Sutter" is the subject of this circa 1920 postcard. The 1,200 ton vessel was built in 1912 for California Transportation Company as a duplicate of her sister ship, Capital City. Its interior was adorned with mahogany, birch,...
    • BBSAC687
    • "Fort Sutter" Passenger Steamer, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 postcard shows the riverboat Fort Sutter at rest on the Sacramento River. Launched in 1912, the vessel served ably through the interwar period. However, with the advent of World War II, it was placed into service for the United...
    • BBSAC688
    • Pride of Paducah Riverboat

    • 1935
    • An exciting race between two riverboats rounding a bend is the subject of this still photograph from the 1935 movie ""Steamboat Round the Bend"" starring Will Rogers. Using the Sacramento River as their racetrack, Twentieth Century Fox filmed the...
    • 1350
    • 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

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