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Southern Pacific Mole & Pier, Seventh Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA



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B&W Photos

HB77630
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77631
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Rr Coll

HB77632
Historic American Buildings Survey Souther Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77633
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77634
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77635
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77636
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77637
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77638
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77639
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77640
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77641
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77642
Historic American Buildings Survey Drawing Of 1882 Terminal Building - Oakland Mole Roof Structure

HB77643
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77644
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77645
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77646
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77647
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll

HB77648
Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll


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Location
Seventh Street, Oakland, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1888
Building/structure dates: 1869 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1960 subsequent work
Significance: Site first used in an organized transportation system as ferry landing in 1862, then called Oakland Point, though used as a landing since founding of Oakland in 1852. Became terminus of transcontinental trains November 8, 1869; and facilities expanded to Oakland Long Wharf which opened to traffic January 16, 1871. Developed into Oakland Mole and Pier by Central Pacific, which opened to traffic January 22, 1882, while Long Wharf continued as shipping terminal for freight until 1919. Ferry commuter service was discontinued January 1939, and all ferry service was discontinued on July 30, 1958. Terminal was abandoned for all operational use May 14, 1960. Lease expires November 23, 1960 and site reverts to City of Oakland.

Related Names
Southern Pacific Company
Oakland Point
"Golden Spike"
Cohen, Alfred A.
Koue, A. Lewis, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. Photographs of 1869 Oakland Point Pier - Before Construction of Long Wharf
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific RR Coll. About 1869 Oakland Point Pier - Used by First Central Pacific Train to Enter Oakland -- November 8, 1869
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Souther Pacific Railroad Coll. Wharf - Opened January 16, 1871 Painting of the Long Wharf - Opened January 16, 1871
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. Photograph of 1871 OAKLAND LONG WHARF
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. Photographs of 1871 OAKLAND LONG WHARF
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. Leslie Magazine May 11, 1878 OAKLAND LONG WHARF - CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD TERMINUS
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. OAKLAND LONG WHARF
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. Taken in 1890's OAKLAND LONG WHARF FROM GOAT ISLAND Oakland Mole in Background
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. Photograph of 1909 OAKLAND LONG WHARF
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. Photograph of 1887 Ferry Slip - Oakland Mole
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. About 1900 Oakland Mole -- Looking West
12. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. About 1900 Oakland Mole -- Looking West
13. Historic American Buildings Survey Drawing of 1882 Terminal Building - Oakland Mole Roof Structure
14. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. After 1919 Oakland Mole -- Aerial View Looking East
15. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. After 1919 Oakland Mole -- Aerial View Looking West by South
16. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. After 1919 Oakland Mole -- Terminal Buildings
17. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. After 1919 Oakland Mole Terminal
18. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. ASIATIC WHARF -- DESTROYED BY FIRE 1945
19. Historic American Buildings Survey Southern Pacific Railroad Coll. ASIATIC WHARF -- DESTROYED BY FIRE 1945


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