Old Sacramento Photos

Old Sacramento fronts the Sacramento River & is a restored & reconstructed heritage district which hosts a number of museums, restaurants, shops & paddlewheel river boats within the historic buildings.

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Pony Express monument by Thomas Holland in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Pony Express monument portrays record setting rider Sam Hamilton in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Pony Express monument against the Victorian buildings of Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Pony Express monument gallops toward the B.F. Hastings Building, once Pony Express HQ in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Pony Express monument (1976) by Thomas Holland in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Pony Express monument portrays record setting rider Sam Hamilton in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Pony Express monument against the Victorian buildings of Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Pony Express monument gallops toward the B.F. Hastings Building, once Pony Express HQ (1006 2nd St.) in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA. On National Register.
Old Sacramento along 2nd St. from I St. with Schroth & Hall, Luhrs & Co. buildings. Sacramento, CA.Schroth Building housed Eureka Swimming Baths in 1854 in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Hall, Luhrs & Co., Wholesale Grocery which was one of the first companies to ship fresh fruit to the East Coast in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Old West streetscape of 2nd St. in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Old Sacramento along 2nd St. from I St. with Schroth & Hall, Luhrs & Co. buildings. Sacramento, CA.Schroth Building housed Eureka Swimming Baths in 1854 in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Hall, Luhrs & Co., Wholesale Grocery (1880s) which was one of the first companies to ship fresh fruit to the East Coast in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Old West streetscape of 2nd St. in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Heritage brick building with verandas at corner of 2nd & J Sts. in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Old West atmosphere along J Street of Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.B.F. Hastings Building , former tenants included the Pony Express Terminus, the Alta California Telegraph, Wells Fargo, Sacramento Valley Railroad, & the California Supreme Court. Today it hosts part of the Wells Fargo Museum in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Italianate commercial building with covered sidewalk in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Heritage brick building with verandas at corner of 2nd & J Sts. in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Old West atmosphere along J Street of Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.B.F. Hastings Building (1852) (1000 2nd St.), former tenants included the Pony Express Terminus, the Alta California Telegraph, Wells Fargo, Sacramento Valley Railroad, & the California Supreme Court. Today it hosts part of the Wells Fargo Museum in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Italianate commercial building with covered sidewalk (1008 2nd St.) in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Ironwork balcony on 2nd Street in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Union Hotel originally the Veranda Hotel was popular with early politicians in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Union Hotel & neighboring building in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Heywood Building & D.O. Mills Bank Building in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Ironwork balcony on 2nd Street in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Union Hotel (c1852) originally the Veranda Hotel was popular with early politicians in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Union Hotel & neighboring building in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Heywood Building (1957) & D.O. Mills Bank Building (1852) in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Francis William Fratt Building in Old Sacramento has ornate decorative features. Sacramento, CA.Cast iron facade of Francis William Fratt Building in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Engine Company 3 & other heritage buildings in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Engine Company 3 building in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Francis William Fratt Building (1870) in Old Sacramento has ornate decorative features. Sacramento, CA.Cast iron facade of Francis William Fratt Building in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Engine Company 3 & other heritage buildings in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Engine Company 3 building (1853) in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Sacramento Engine Company 3 & other heritage buildings in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Victorian buildings at 2nd & J Sts. in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Monument to Theodore Dehone Judah, advocate of the Transcontinental Railroad who convinced four Sacramento financiers to fund the project & civil engineer who planned the Sierra Nevada route, but who died 11 months after construction started in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Colorful Victorian facades on L St. in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Sacramento Engine Company 3 & other heritage buildings in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Victorian buildings at 2nd & J Sts. in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Monument to Theodore Dehone Judah, advocate of the Transcontinental Railroad who convinced four Sacramento financiers to fund the project & civil engineer who planned the Sierra Nevada route, but who died 11 months after construction started in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Colorful Victorian facades on L St. in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum. Sacramento, CA.CPRR California Steamer docks building where rail passengers once transferred to boats for San Francisco in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Paddle wheel boats docked on Sacramento River in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Delta King paddle wheel steamer ferried passengers between San Francisco & Sacramento in Old Sacramento now functions as a hotel. Sacramento, CA.
Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum. Sacramento, CA.CPRR California Steamer docks building where rail passengers once transferred to boats for San Francisco in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Paddle wheel boats docked on Sacramento River in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Delta King paddle wheel steamer ferried passengers between San Francisco & Sacramento (1926-41) in Old Sacramento now functions as a hotel. Sacramento, CA.
Paddle wheel of Delta King in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Former Central Pacific Railroad Freight Station, now part of State Rail Museum in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Union Pacific Rail Car in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Southern Railroad sign on depot in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Paddle wheel of Delta King in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Former Central Pacific Railroad Freight Station, now part of State Rail Museum in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Union Pacific Rail Car in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Southern Railroad sign on depot in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Antique railway crane in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Former Central Pacific Railroad Passenger Station sheds, now part of State Rail Museum in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.White Italianate building & Lady Adams Building made from materials brought round the horn by ship Lady Adams in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.White Italianate building in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Antique railway crane in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Former Central Pacific Railroad Passenger Station sheds, now part of State Rail Museum in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.White Italianate building (113 K St.) & Lady Adams Building (1852) (117-19 K St.) made from materials brought round the horn by ship Lady Adams in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.White Italianate building (113 K St.) in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Boothe Building with platform on roof for getting business signals from arriving ships in Old Sacramento along Front St. from K St. Sacramento, CA.Big Four Building in Old Sacramento was used by financiers of Central Pacific Railroad. Sacramento, CA.Huntington & Hopkins Hardware Store in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Mechanics Exchange building in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.
Boothe Building with platform on roof for getting business signals from arriving ships in Old Sacramento along Front St. from K St. Sacramento, CA.Big Four Building (111-113 I St.) in Old Sacramento was used by financiers of Central Pacific Railroad. Sacramento, CA.Huntington & Hopkins Hardware Store (113 I St.) in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Mechanics Exchange building (116-120 I St.) in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA. On National Register.
Tower Bridge over Sacramento River joining M St. / Capitol Ave. originally carried rail & road traffic. Sacramento, CA.Lift mechanism of Tower Bridge. Sacramento, CA.Arches of Tower Bridge. Sacramento, CA.Golden iron work details of Tower Bridge. Sacramento, CA.
Tower Bridge (1935) over Sacramento River joining M St. / Capitol Ave. originally carried rail & road traffic. Sacramento, CA. Architect: A. Teichert & Son. On National Register.Lift mechanism of Tower Bridge. Sacramento, CA.Arches of Tower Bridge. Sacramento, CA.Golden iron work details of Tower Bridge. Sacramento, CA.
Central Pacific roundhouse & I Street Bridge in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Ziggurat Building bears a stepped pyramid shape. Sacramento, CA.Ziggurat Building enjoys view of Sacramento & Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.California State Railroad Museum sign. Sacramento, CA.
Central Pacific roundhouse & I Street Bridge in Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Ziggurat Building (707 3rd St. West) bears a stepped pyramid shape. Sacramento, CA. Architect: Edwin Kado.Ziggurat Building enjoys view of Sacramento & Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.California State Railroad Museum sign. Sacramento, CA.
Gold Rush History Center [aka Discovery History Center] occupies a new building in the corner of Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Second California Cavalry Civil War "Hardee" hat at California State Military Museum. Sacramento, CA.

Gold Rush History Center [aka Discovery History Center] occupies a new building in the corner of Old Sacramento. Sacramento, CA. Second California Cavalry Civil War "Hardee" hat (1857-72) at California State Military Museum. Sacramento, CA.


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