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Southern Pacific, Sacramento Shops, Blacksmith Shop, 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-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.

Subjects
Blacksmithing
Blacksmith Shops
Railroad Industry


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
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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