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    • Aerial View of Old Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • The Old Sacramento District is a national historic landmark due to its rich place in California history. A quarter of a million immigrants came to the Sacramento area, withstanding the ravages of fire, flood and disease to build their lives. ...
    • BBSAC046
    • 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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    • 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
    • A Sacramento Saga

    • 1946
    • This 1946 brochure is one of 3,000 printed to promote the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce's history "A Sacramento Saga," written by Sacramento Union news writer Myrtle Shaw Lord. Covering the chamber's first 50 years, the book sold for three dollars...
    • EC-CHA-b01f02i01
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • Februay 26, 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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    • The Review, 1915

    • 1915-01-01
    • 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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    • Sacramento, California Railroad Museum

    • 1996
    • This 1996 postcard shows an exhibit of Central Pacific Railroad engine number 1, the Governor Stanford, as it makes its way through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The 4-4-0 locomotive entered into service in 1863 and was a vital tool in constructing...
    • BBSAC525
    • Opportunities in Sacramento

    • 1957
    • This circa 1957 brochure served as a promotional piece for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Sacramento District. In the same that this publication was released, the Corps opted to raise the salaries of some 164 of its engineers as way of retaining...
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i03
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • April 9, 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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    • The Review, February 1914

    • 1914-02-01
    • 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, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • 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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    • Circus Poster

    • 1869
    • This detailed poster advertises a circus performance by Dan Castello’s Overland Circus and Menagerie, slated to take place at the California State Fair on September 9 and 10, 1869. The circus actually ran for six full days, from September 6 to...
    • 2313
    • C.P. Huntington - Blank Back

    • 1980
    • Legendary California locomotives would always have to include the C. P. Huntington, an engine that ran from Sacramento for the Central Pacific during the Civil War, was a part of the transcontinental railroad that spanned the nation and ended up...
    • BBSAC618
    • Corner of Gov. Leland Stanford's Parlors, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1920
    • Leland Stanford is one of California’s founding fathers and best-known figures, his name associated with one of the nation’s premiere institutions of higher learning, the governor’s office, and the construction of the transcontinental railroad. On...
    • BBSAC167
    • 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
    • The Governor Stanford Locomotive

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    • Resting in the California State Railroad Museum at 111 I Street is the Central Pacific Railroad's "Governor Stanford" locomotive, also known as number one. The pictured exhibit simulates the locomotive's role in aiding the construction of the...
    • BBSAC622

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