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Southern Pacific, Sacramento Shops, Car Machine Shop, 111 I Street, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA



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Modification Was Done To Accommodate Machinery During The Building's Use As A Wheel Shop.

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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-E
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1060).
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
Brick Buildings
Machine Shops
Railroad Industry


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
CAR MACHINE SHOP, WEST ELEVATION.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING WEST.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, SECOND FLOOR, LYE TANKS FOR CLEANING METAL PRIOR TO PLATING, LOOKING SOUTH FROM ATTIC.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, SECOND FLOOR, LYE TANKS FOR CLEANING METAL PRIOR TO PLATING, LOOKING SOUTHWEST FROM ATTIC.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, SECOND FLOOR, PAINT SPRAY ROOM EXTERIOR AND ATTIC FLOOR SUPPORT COLUMNS AND BEAMS, LOOKING WEST.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, SECOND FLOOR, PAINT SPRAY ROOM INTERIOR WITH SPRAYING HOOD, LOOKING EAST.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, ATTIC, ROOF AND CLERESTORY STEEL TRUSSES, LOOKING WEST.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, ROOF PURLIN AND DIAGONAL BRACE DETAIL.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, FIRST FLOOR, DETAIL OF STEEL COLUMN AND BEAM ALTERATION, LOOKING SOUTH. MODIFICATION WAS DONE TO ACCOMMODATE MACHINERY DURING THE BUILDING'S USE AS A WHEEL SHOP.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, SECOND FLOOR, UPHOLSTERY SHOP, LOOKING WEST.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, SECOND FLOOR, DYE ROOM, LOOKING WEST.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, FIRST FLOOR, DETAIL OF WOOD COLUMN AND INVERTED KING-POST TRUSS TO PROVIDE INCREASED SPAN BETWEEN COLUMNS, LOOKING SOUTH.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, CYCLONIC DUST COLLECTOR IN ATTIC ABOVE UPHOLSTERY SHOP, LOOKING EAST.
CAR MACHINE SHOP, SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR, PLATING ROOM, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.


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