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    • I Street Bridge Portrait

    • 1912
    • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jewell pose for this photograph on the west end of the highway span of the I Street Bridge in 1912. The lower span of the bridge was operated by the Southern Pacific Railroad. As of 1912, the bridge's draw span was the heaviest...
    • 115
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 4, 1909
    • 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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    • Pony Express Monument

    • 1980
    • Pictured in 1980 at Second and J Streets is Sacramento’s homage to the Pony Express, the 1,966 mile mail run from the Capital City to St. Joseph, Missouri. The relay was completed in 10 days by 80 riders. Due to the advent of the transcontinental...
    • 1934b
    • Greenback Notes, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • First Bridge Across the Sacramento River

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    • This is a view of the first bridge constructed across the Sacramento River (in 1857) near the site of the present I Street bridge. The tower at the extreme right of the picture is believed to be the center of the swing span, which rotated to permit...
    • 904
    • Sacramento River and Bridges, Sacramento, California

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    • This colorful rendition of the Sacramento River and bridges is an example of the linen-like postcards popular from about 1930 through World War II. Metrocraft Company of Everett, Massachusetts produced this embellished view which was then...
    • BBSAC681
    • Del Pasado, 1934

    • 1934-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
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    • Rainbow Bridge, Folsom, California

    • 1980
    • Folsom California’s iconic Rainbow Bridge was described in this circa 1980 “Colourpicture” postcard as “the first and only bridge to survive the early day floods and rampaging American River.” Currently a former bridge has been brought back to use...
    • BBSAC937
    • 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
    • The Review, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • The Review, 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge from the South

    • 1910
    • Pictured, prior to 1910, is the Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge as seen from the south. Built in 1892/93, the wooden structure connected Sacramento with the Yolo County town of Washington. Reasons for replacing the bridge related to eliminating...
    • 197
    • The Review, 1935

    • 1935-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • The Review, June 1910

    • 1910-06-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • Rainbow Bridge From the American River

    • 1930
    • Pictured here in 1930 and spanning the American River is the Rainbow Bridge. Built in 1917/18 by the Ross Construction Company, it was considered, at the time, to be the fourth largest concrete span in the world, measuring some 550 feet, shoreline...
    • 193
    • Tower Bridge at Night

    • 1940
    • This nighttime photograph of one of Sacramento’s most recognizable landmarks, the Tower Bridge, was taken in 1940. The Capitol dome, on the left side of the picture, has been superimposed. The earliest official support for a replacement for the...
    • 194
    • Bedell's Restaurant

    • 1947
    • Here is a photograph, taken circa 1947, of Bedell's Restaurant, located at 1117 Eleventh Street. It was opened by Edwin "Eddie" Bedell in 1939 and closed in 1961. Over that span of time, Capitol reporters chose Bedell's to give farewell dinners...
    • 713
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • March 12, 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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