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    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.6

    • October 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
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    • Southern Pacific Bridge

    • 1894
    • This photograph of the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge, as taken from the west bank of the Sacramento River, was shot in 1894. Built in 1892/93, it was the second Southern Pacific span, and third overall, to be built at this very spot. It was...
    • 112
    • Southern Pacific Engine No. 1

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    • 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. After...
    • BBSAC625
    • Southern Pacific Lines, Engine #1170

    • 1920
    • This picture, taken in circa 1920, shows the Southern Pacific S-8 switcher number 1170 pushing a passenger car. Before the train are several individuals in pose. The 1170 was built in 1907 at the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia,...
    • 1028
    • Southern Pacific Locomotive Collis P. Huntington

    • 1940
    • Pictured in 1940, and resting in memorium before the Southern Pacific Railroad Station, is the Collis P. Huntington. The Huntington was initially built for the Central Pacific Railroad. In 1871, it was transferred to Southern Pacific and...
    • 1053
    • Southern Pacific Station - E.C. Kropp Co

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the Southern Pacific train depot at Fifth and I streets. Also pictured is the locomotive, C.P. Huntington, which was placed at the spot in 1939. It went into service for Central Pacific in 1864 and taken out of...
    • BBSAC626
    • Southern Pacific Co's Ferryboat, Solano, Benicia, California

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900 is the Southern Pacific Railroad's ferryboat "Solano." Built in 1880, the 424-foot-long vessel was considered to be the largest train ferry in the world. Its charge was to ford Carquinez Strait, between Benicia and Port...
    • BBSAC627
    • 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
    • The Collis P. Huntington and Southern Pacific Railroad Workers

    • 1930
    • Pictured on October 13, 1930, is the Collis P. Huntington, also known as Engine Number One, and first locmotive purchased by the Southern Pacific Railroad. Posing before the engine are, left to right, G.A. Knoblaugh, erecting shop foreman, Henry...
    • 2202
    • Southern Pacific Station, Sacramento

    • 1940
    • The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot is the main focus of this circa 1940 postcard mailed to Oakland for one penny in 1948. The famous “C. P. Huntington” locomotive, the oldest surviving veteran of the Central Pacific and later Southern Pacific...
    • BBSAC609
    • Sacramento River City Waterfront at K Street, ca. 1906

    • 1906
    • This photograph of Sacramento's waterfront, between roughly J Street to M Street, was taken in circa 1906. In August of 1906, the Southern Pacific Railroad was in the process of expanding its wharf facilities toward M Street as well as adding a...
    • 551
    • The C.P. Huntington at Sacramento

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    • Pictured near the Southern Pacific Railroad's passenger station is the C.P. Huntington. It was placed at the pictured location in 1939. In 1964, Southern Pacific donated the Huntington to the State of California and, by 1980, it was undergoing...
    • BBSAC619
    • C.P. Huntington Locomotive

    • 1980
    • The locomotive “Collis P. Huntington”, namesake of one of California’s legendary “Big Four” tycoon’s responsible for the Central Pacific Railroad and transcontinental rail service, is shown here on permanent display at the California State Railroad...
    • BBSAC620
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “C.P. Huntington”

    • 1926
    • This dramatic view of the locomotive “C.P. Huntington” was taken at the 1926 opening of the Southern Pacific Depot at Fourth and I Streets. Resting behind the Huntington is the newly built Southern Pacific engine number 4337. Visitors are shown...
    • 1022
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Station

    • 1926
    • Taken in 1926, this photograph shows the Southern Pacific Railroad Station on I Street, between Third and Fifth Streets. The three story-high station was completed by the contracting company of Davison and Nicolsen for 1,000,000 dollars in the...
    • 849
    • Southern Pacific Roundhouse

    • 1920
    • Pictured in 1920 is a roundhouse of the Southern Pacific Railroad. Visible are three tanker cars and a turntable.
    • 914

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