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Southern Pacific, Sacramento Shops, 111 I Street, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA



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Location
111 I Street, Sacramento, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-303
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1055).
Significance: The largest and most comprehensive railroad heavy repair facilities in the Western United States, the unusually self-sufficient Sacramento Shops repaired locomotives and cars throughout its life and built new ones as late as 1937.

Subjects
Railroad Shops & Yards
Railroad Industry


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
GENERAL VIEW OF SHOPS FROM CALIFORNIA STATE RAILROAD MUSEUM, LOOKING NORTHEAST UNDER INTERSTATE 5 ENTRANCE RAMP.
VIEW OF (L – R) CAR MACHINE SHOP, PLANING MILL, AND MACHINE SHOP, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
VIEW OF TURNTABLE, WITH CAR MACHINE SHOP AND PLANING MILL IN THE BACKGROUND AND ERECTING/MACHINE SHOP AT RIGHT, LOOKING EAST. ATSF 5021 2-10-4 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE IS ON TURNTABLE.
EAST SIDES OF (L-R): CAR SHOP NO. 3, PLANING MILL, AND CAR MACHINE SHOP, LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
PLANING MILL (L) AND CAR MACHINE SHOP (R), EAST ELEVATION.
PLANING MILL (L) AND CAR MACHINE SHOP (R), EAST ELEVATION.
SECOND FLOOR BRIDGE BETWEEN PLANING MILL (L) AND CAR MACHINE SHOP (R), LOOKING WEST.
A.J. STEVENS MEMORIAL, “ERECTED TO A FRIEND OF LABOR BY HIS COWORKERS, NOV. 28, 1889.” CESAR CHAVEZ PLAZA, SACRAMENTO, CA. STEVENS WAS MASTER MECHANIC AT SACRAMENTO SHOPS FROM 1870-1888.
PLANING MILL (L) AND CAR MACHINE SHOP (R), EAST ELEVATION.


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