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Title
Miniature Railway at Oak Park, Sacramento, Cal
Contributor
Sacramento History Online: 2001-2002
Date Created and/or Issued
1909
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2002-0061.
View of miniature locomotive "Midget" pulling four open cars with children and adults. Addressed to Mr. Roy Ogden, Penryn, Calif.
Within Oak Park development in 1889, Central Street Railway formed eight-acre picnic and entertainment park in old oak grove. In 1903, added new features, including miniature railroad. In 1911, under new management, park renamed Joyland, in 1927 renamed James McClatchy park upon gift of park to the city by Mr. and Mrs. Valentine McClatchy.
Type
image
Format
Pictorial works.
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photomechanical print (postcard) : hand colored ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001383687CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-6955
Language
English
Subject
Miniature railroads--California--Sacramento
Amusement parks--California--Sacramento
Children--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Oak Park (Sacramento, Calif.)--Photographs
Postcards
Photomechanical prints
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)
Oak Park (Sacramento, Calif.)

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