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Title
Sacramento River S.P. Drawbridge, Sacramento, Cal. - Sepia Tones
Date Created and/or Issued
1910
Contributing Institution
Sacramento Public Library
Collection
Sacramento Room Postcards
Rights Information
This image may be protected by Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.). Copyright restrictions applying to the reproduction and use of this image are available from the Sacramento Public Library.
Description
This circa 1910 postcard shows, as seen from the south, the open 200-foot draw span of the Southern Pacific Railroad's drawbridge. The draw was operated by an electric motor that replaced the lengthy and tedious work that had to be done by two men.
Type
Image
Format
3.5 x 5.5 in.
Identifier
BBSAC077
http://cdm15248.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15248coll2/id/948
Subject
Sacramento River
Rivers
Boats
Riverboats
Bridges
Railroads
Railroad, Southern Pacific

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