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Southern Pacific, Sacramento Shops, Erecting 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-A
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1056).
Building/structure dates: 1869 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
Brick Buildings
Railroad Industry
Railroad Locomotive Industry


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
ERECTING/MACHINE SHOP, NORTH ELEVATION.
MACHINE SHOP, NORTH ELEVATION.
ERECTING SHOP, NORTH ELEVATION.
ERECTING SHOP, EAST SIDE, LOOKING SOUTH. LEFT FOREGROUND BREAK IN WALL IS FOR PASSAGE OF STEAM-POWERED BELTING FROM POWERHOUSE.
MACHINE SHOP, WEST BAY INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH FROM OVERHEAD CRANE.
ERECTING SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHWEST FROM OVERHEAD CRANE.
ERECTING SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHEAST FROM OVERHEAD CRANE.
MACHINE SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH.
ERECTING SHOP INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH.
ERECTING SHOP INTERIOR, WITH UNRESTORED SP 1771, 2-6-0 STEAM LOCOMOTVE IN FOREGROUND, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
MACHINE SHOP, COLUMN AND KING-POST BEAM DETAIL AT STATION 3, LOOKING EAST.
MACHINE SHOP, EAST BAY TRUSS DETAIL AT SOUTH END, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
MACHINE SHOP, CLERESTORY STRUCTURE, LOOKING NORTH.
MACHINE SHOP, EAST BAY TRUSS/CLERESTORY CONNECTION DETAIL, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
MACHINE SHOP, EAST BAY TRUSS-WALL CONNECTION DETAIL, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
MACHINE SHOP, KING-POST BEAM, TRUSS, AND CRANE RAIL DETAIL, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
MACHINE SHOP, WEST BAY TRUSS DETAIL (WITH PIN CONNECTION) AT SOUTH END, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
MACHINE SHOP, WEST BAY, DETAIL OF COLUMN, BEAM, CRANE RAIL, AND TRUSS CONNECTION TO ERECTING SHOP, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
MACHINE SHOP, STRUCTURAL DETAIL AT NORTH END, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
ERECTING/MACHINE SHOP, CRANE ACCESS GANGWAY BETWEEN ERECTING (L) AND MACHINE (R) SHOPS, LOOKING NORTH.
DOOR DETAIL, BAY NUMBER 9.
BAY NUMBER 2.
PERSPECTIVE FROM NORTHWEST.
PERSPECTIVE FROM SOUTHWEST.
SOUTH ELEVATION.


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