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



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Item Title


Location
111 I Street, Sacramento, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-303-B
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1057).
Building/structure dates: 1888 initial construction
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
Boiler Houses
Railroad Industry


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
BOILER SHOP, WEST ELEVATION.
BOILER SHOP, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
BOILER SHOP, SOUTH ELEVATION.
FIRING LINE SHED AND NORTH END OF BOILER SHOP, LOOKING SOUTH.
FIRING LINE SHED AND NORTH END OF BOILER SHOP, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
BOILER SHOP AND FIRING LINE SHED, LOOKING SOUTHWEST ACROSS PITLESS TRANSFER TABLE RAILS AND SLOTS.
BOILER SHOP, NORTH END, WITH DROP PIT IN FOREGROUND AND SP 2902 PASSENGER CAR UNDER RESTORATION, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
BOILER SHOP INTERIOR WITH LATERAL BRACING, LOOKING NORTHEAST FROM OVERHEAD CRANE.
BOILER SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH FROM OVERHEAD CRANE.
BOILER SHOP, RIVETING TOWER BAY STRUCTURE, LOOKING NORTH.
BOILER SHOP, COLUMN AND BEAM DETAIL, LOOKING WEST TOWARD RIVETING TOWER BAY.
BOILER SHOP, EAST BAY STRUCTURE, LOOKING SOUTH.


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