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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
    • 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
    • Riverboat Olive Gene

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

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 linen-based postcard shows both the interwar idyll of Sacramento and the Capital City's strong recreational and commercial ties to the Sacramento River. In the background, a riverboat -- either the Delta Queen or the Delta King --...
    • BBSAC696
    • The River Lines

    • 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
    • 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
    • Interior of Delta King Ferry

    • 1947
    • Shown is an interior view of the Delta King riverboat, prior to renovation, taken on March 13, 1947. The Delta King arrived in Sacramento on June 2, 1927, having made its maiden voyage on the Sacramento River from San Francisco.
    • 1472
    • 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
    • Delta Queen

    • 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 through...
    • 2270
    • 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


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