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    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 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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    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • Torrents of water make their way down the American River near Folsom's 80-year-old Rainbow Bridge in January 1997. Spanning a week-and-a-half from New Year's Day, storms and resulting rains were responsible for the destruction of over 2,676 homes...
    • 1658c
    • Sutter's Fort

    • 1990
    • Images of Sutter’s Fort in Sacramento spanning over 150 years appear on the top and lower right of this postcard by Tom Myers. The photograph on the lower left captures actors at the fort dressed in period clothing posing for a photographer in the...
    • BBSAC828
    • Capitol Park, Looking West, Sacramento

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows Capitol Park, a 40-acre arboretum, famous for its 40,000 trees, shrubs and flowers. Among its attractions are its renowned gardens, including the rose and cactus gardens. A bronze statue of Fr. Junipero Serra stands...
    • BBSAC252
    • Paintersville Bridge

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows the Paintersville Bridge spanning the Sacramento River at a spot just south of Courtland. The bridge, a length of 200 feet, was named after Indiana native Levi Painter, who, in 1855, purchased a 123 acre ranch, and...
    • 192
    • 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
    • Freeport Bridge

    • 1950
    • This 1950 photograph shows the Freeport Bridge spanning the Sacramento River. Constructed in 1929, the double leaf Bascule moveable bridge is 656 feet long. Its first tender was Henry Costa, the son of Portuguese immigrants. He retired from bridge...
    • 195
    • Sixteenth Street Bridge at Northgate

    • 1935
    • This 1935 photograph shows the Sixteenth Street Bridge after its widening and extension. The bridge was originally constructed in 1915, spanning 600-feet of the American River bank-to-bank, for 125,000 dollars. The State of California approved...
    • 110

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