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    • Johnson-Harris Service Station

    • 1952
    • Photograph, taken in 1952, of the Johnson-Harris Service Station (800 Alhambra) and Patterson Parts (810 Alhambra). In the 1955 Sacramento City Directory, Lester A. Johnson and Orville D. Harris are listed as proprietors of the service station.
    • 448
    • Regal Service Station

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows the Regal Service Station, located at 1221 through 1231 Third Street. Giveaway stamps, redeemable for merchandise, are advertised along with a fifteen-month battery for six dollars and eightty-eight cents. A vintage 1960...
    • 624
    • Ransome's Truck Service

    • 1942
    • Pictured on March 8, 1942, is the newly constructed Ransome truck terminal at 324 North Sixteenth Street. It was built in order to provide mechanical, lubrication, fuel and personal assistance to agricultural and industrial truckers operating in...
    • 420
    • Close-up of O’Neil Brothers Service Station

    • 1933
    • This closer view of gas pumps and service garages at the O’Neil Brothers Service Station at Thirteenth and L Streets was captured on May 12, 1933. In spite of its founders, Joseph and John O’Neil, dying during the 1940s, the company surged to five...
    • 145
    • Sacramento Tire Company

    • 1929
    • This July 20, 1929, photograph shows the Sacramento Tire Company at 1530 L Street. A few years later, Goodyear would take over the L-shaped and Spanish-style property that was built, also in 1929, for 20,000 dollars by the Standard Oil Company of...
    • 449
    • O'Neil Brothers Service Station

    • 1935
    • The 1301 L Street location of the O’Neil Brothers Service Station is shown in this photograph, taken on December 18, 1935. The site was purchased in 1929 by brothers Joe and John O’Neil for 47,500 dollars. Once in hand, the third generation...
    • 146
    • Second Street:  1219; Capitol Avenue:  201 through 206

    • 1960
    • The east side of Second Street, between L Street and Capitol Avenue, is shown in this 1960 photograph. Businesses in view include the La Simpatia Restaurant at 1219 Second Street, Al's Flying A Gas Station at 201 Capitol Avenue, and, on the other...
    • 1522
    • H and S Super Service

    • 1933
    • This May 19, 1933, photograph shows the H and S Super Service, located at 1430 Twenty-First Street. Pictured are proprietors Gene Hepting and Jack Spelbring. Hepting's keen interest in photography left a treasure trove of popular and historic...
    • 454
    • Orangevale

    • 1950
    • Single story structures house the Orangevale Department Store and Galen Jackson Appliances in 1950's Orangevale. A large residential structure lies between the appliance store and a Hancock gas station to the right. Barely visible is the sign for...
    • 1358
    • Fifth Street, 1123-1125

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 photograph of 1123-1125 Fifth Street, with Marie Kay's Beauty Salon at 1123 Fifth Street. There were rooms for rent at 1123 and an empty store at 1125 Fifth Street. A Shell Gasoline station, built in 1909, stood at the corner.
    • 1503
    • Fifth Street, 1121-1131

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 photograph of Fifth Street, with Hotel Alexander at 1121 Fifth Street, Marie Kay's Beauty Salon at 1123 Fifth Street, rooms for rent at 1123 Fifth street, an empty store at 1125 Fifth Street, and Shell Service Station at 1127-1131...
    • 1507
    • L Street, 501-511

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 view of the Shell Service Station at 501 L Street (northeast corner), the Alexander Hotel at 1121 Fifth Street, and the Delta Hotel at 511 L Street.
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    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph provides a view of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard. Visible are a Union 76 service station and the Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley. The boulevard was part of the famed Lincoln and Victory...
    • 1514c
    • Welcome Grove Auto Court

    • 1944
    • Set along Business Route 40, in West Sacramento, is the Welcome Grove Auto Court. Opened in 1927, the motel featured a restaurant, bar, gas station and grocery store. Notable residents include the musical group the Turtles and Brian Hyland who...
    • BBSAC511
    • J Street:  300 through 324

    • 1959
    • A long stretch of J Street, between Third and Fourth Streets, is the focus of this circa 1959 photograph. Prominent is the antique façade of the Van Voorhies-Phinney building at 322 and 324 J Street. The Grey Pharmacy, at 1000 Fourth Street, and...
    • 277
    • Van Voorhies-Phinney Collar Factory on Fifth Street

    • 1960
    • Resting at 912 and 914 Fifth Street is the former Van Voorhies-Phinney horse collar factory, pictured in 1960. It was built in 1909/10, producing award-winning collars at the California State Fair. The building stood well into the 1960s, and was...
    • 291
    • 1223-1231 Second Street

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 photograph of the Flying A Service Station at 1223 - 1231 Second Street. A sign advertises Veedol Lubrication.
    • 1523
    • Third Street, 1222 through 1230

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows a Standard Oil gas station at 1226 through 1230 Third Street. To the right, and behind the station, is the three story Tokyo Hotel at 1222 Third Street. A large Royal Crown Cola advertisement is painted on the...
    • 725
    • Union Oil Service Station

    • 1935
    • This March 16, 1935, photograph shows a Union Oil Service Station at the corner of Alhambra and J Streets. Union Oil’s presence in Sacramento goes back to 1906 with its decision to install production facilities at Front and Y Streets. Operated by...
    • 461
    • Sacramento Shell Gasoline

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 advertisement represents the Shell Oil Company, a strong presence in Sacramento's automobile culture dating back to the First World War. By 1933, Shell had opened its largest service station in Northern California on the northeast...
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i01

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