Southern Pacific, Sacramento Shops, Blacksmith Shop, 111 I Street, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA
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111 I Street, Sacramento, CA
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER CA-303-C
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1058).
Building/structure dates: 1869 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1942 subsequent work
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.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
BLACKSMITH SHOP, LOOKING SOUTH.
BLACKSMITH SHOP NORTH END, WITH CAR SHOP NO. 3 AT LEFT, LOOKING SOUTH.
BLACKSMITH SHOP ROOF STRUCTURE AT JUNCTION BETWEEN 60 FT. AND 90 FT. SPAN ROOF TRUSSES, LOOKING SOUTH.
BLACKSMITH SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH.
BLACKSMITH SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH.
BLACKSMITH SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
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