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    • Folsom Water Power Company Power Canal

    • 1895
    • The Folsom Water Power Company’s power canal runs toward the powerhouse of the Folsom State Prison in this circa 1895 photograph. The canal – built with granite harvested by Folsom prisoners – ran eight feet deep, was 40 feet wide on the...
    • 2213b
    • Aerial View of Rio Vista, California

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard shows the city of Rio Vista, California. Founded in the early 1850s by Colonel N.H. Davis at the junction of the Sacramento River and Cache Slough, the spot was originally called Brazos del Rio or "arms of the river." The...
    • BBSAC058
    • Sacramento State Capitol - Tom Myers

    • 1990
    • "California State Capitol, Sacramento" reads the printed description of this circa 1990 vertical view of the California State Capitol building at night with windows and the dome illuminated. The first lighting of the Capitol building came...
    • BBSAC303
    • California State Capitol, Sacramento - Tom Myers

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    • This vertical view of the California State Capitol Building framed against a gray/green sky is a dramatic example of an innovative way to get more mileage out of a stationary subject. Hundreds of views of the Capitol Building have been marketed as...
    • BBSAC305
    • The Visitor

    • June 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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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...
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    • State Capitol, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1905
    • Postmarked mid-year in 1905, this black and white penny postcard captures the California State Capitol Building from above the intersection of Tenth and L Streets. In the background to the left the State Agricultural Exhibition Hall and adjacent...
    • BBSAC228
    • Hotel Regis - Seabury and Company

    • 1950
    • "A convenient hotel in the heart of the business district of the Capitol City of California. Moderate rates" reads the printed description on the back of this circa 1950 linen-finished vertical postcard view of the Hotel Regis, located at 1106...
    • BBSAC474
    • K Street, Sacramento Between 9th and 10th

    • 1957
    • The view captured on this postcard is just what folks cruising or walking southwest down K Street at night in 1957 would encounter from the corner of 10th and K. Long-time resident business Walgreen Drug Co. at 930 K beams out from under the sign...
    • BBSAC380
    • The Visitor

    • July 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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