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    • The Visitor

    • 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...
    • Beginning of the Tower Empire at Land Park Drive

    • 1946
    • This March 31, 1946, photograph shows the Tower Theater at 2510 Land Park Drive. In the same building were Zamm's Homemade Candies at 2518 Land Park Drive and Tower Cut Rate Drugs. In 1950, the future founder of Tower Records, Russ Solomon, went to...
    • 805
    • Tower Bridge

    • 1936
    • As seen from the east side of the Sacramento River, and constructed in 1935 by the Civil Works Administration, is the Tower Bridge. California Governor Frank Merriam presided at the opening ceremonies, held December 15, 1935, and declared the...
    • 199
    • View of the Tower Bridge Looking West, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • This postcard reveals an aerial view toward the Tower Bridge and well into West Sacramento and Yolo County. In the left foreground, and built in 1961, is the 15-story 203-unit Capitol Towers Garden Apartments at 1500 Seventh Street. In the lower,...
    • BBSAC049
    • Looking from the Tower Bridge to the Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • 1999
    • In 1955, the M Street Bridge was torn down to make way for the Tower Bridge. “The twin towered bridge, designed to carry automobiles, pedestrians and an electric streetcar line, could be raised when necessary to allow river boats to pass beneath...
    • BBSAC050
    • Tower Bridge at Sacramento, California - Purchased 1956

    • 1956
    • Basking in its orginal silver sheen is Sacramento's Tower Bridge, the primary entrypoint to Sacramento for decades, when the predecessor to Interstate 80, Route 40, passed over the bridge. For anyone transitting from San Francisco to Reno,...
    • BBSAC073
    • Tower Bridge, Sacramento, California - 7AH-1203

    • 1940
    • Depicted in circa 1940 is Sacramento's Tower Bridge, as seen from the West Sacramento, California. Built in 1935, the bridge's name was taken from a naming contest. Although Tower was chosen in respect to the structure's lift towers, other...
    • BBSAC074
    • Renaissance Tower Rises Behind Central Library

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is the nearly finished Renaissance Tower project, as seen from the construction area of the expanding Central Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. At nearly 350,000-square-feet and 28-stories, the tower...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-4
    • Renaissance Roma

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 menu shows the offerings of the Renaissance Roma restaurant, located at Eighth and K streets. The Mediterranean-style eatery opened in 1991 and closed in 1999.
    • The Review, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • 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 school...
    • Sacramento River Waterfront near the Tower Bridge in 1937

    • 1937
    • The waterfronts of both Sacramento and West Sacramento bracket this photograph, taken on September 4, 1937. On the right side of the scene are two beached riverboats while the Superior Boat Livery and Paulson's Marina rest just below. On the left...
    • 553
    • Tower Bridge across the Sacramento River

    • 1937
    • This picture of the Tower Bridge was made on March 4, 1937. It was taken from the west side of the Sacramento River, in West Sacramento. The Crane Company, a plumbing supply business, and the tip of the Capitol building's dome are visibile in the...
    • 119
    • Folsom State Prison Orchard, Watch Towers and Power House

    • In the foreground of this circa 1900 photograph is an orchard, a portion of the Folsom Prison’s allotment of 20-acres for fruit production. Beyond the orchard and to the left of the frame is the prison’s Gatling gun tower. The structure beyond...
    • 2211d
    • Tower Theater and Cardinal Field

    • 1942
    • This 1942 aerial photograph captures Sacramento’s Broadway District between Land Park Drive and the Sacramento River. At the bottom of the photograph is the newly-completed Tower Theater at 2504 Land Park Drive. Above it is a Cardinal Grocery at...
    • 2295
    • Corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive

    • 1938
    • Pictured in early 1938 is the corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive. By November of the same year, the space would be home to the 200,000 dollar Tower Theater. Visible are billboards; one implores the use of Sacramento for conventions while the...
    • 2296
    • The Tower Bridge from the West Bank

    • 1945
    • Clad in its original silver paint, the Tower Bridge is shown, in this circa 1945 postcard, from the West Sacramento side of the Sacramento River. The facility on the opposite bak is the M Street Municipal Wharf.
    • BBSAC065
    • Tower Bridge, Sacramento, California - B&W

    • This grayscale postcard shows the unofficial entryway to Sacramento proper, the Tower Bridge. The photograph was taken from the West Sacramento side of the Sacramento River, just north of the bridge. Construction on the bridge commenced in July...
    • BBSAC069
    • Tower Bridge, Sacramento, California - W.C. Spangler

    • September 11, 1944
    • This 1944 depiction of the Tower Bridge provides a view from the West Sacramento side of the Sacramento River. Since its opening in 1935, the bridge has been painted three times, including coats of gold and ochre. Its original layer of paint was...
    • BBSAC070
    • The Review, April 1908

    • 1908-04-01
    • 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 school...


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