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Southern Pacific, Sacramento Shops, Pitless Transfer Table, 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-I
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1063).
Name changed from Car Shop Transfer Table to Pitless Transfer Table to correct error in identification.

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
Railroad Industry
Railroad Car Shops


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
CAR SHOP TRANSFER TABLE, IN STORAGE AT WEST SIDE OF SHOPS, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
CAR SHOP TRANSFER TABLE, IN STORAGE AT WEST SIDE OF SHOPS, SIDE ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTH.
CAR SHOP TRANSFER TABLE, IN STORAGE AT WEST SIDE OF SHOPS, THREE-QUARTER VIEW, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
CAR SHOP TRANSFER TABLE, IN STORAGE AT WEST SIDE OF SHOPS, DRIVE GEAR AT EAST END (MOTOR REMOVED), LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
CAR SHOP TRANSFER TABLE, IN STORAGE AT WEST SIDE OF SHOPS, EAST END ELEVATION.
CAR SHOP TRANSFER TABLE, IN STORAGE AT WEST SIDE OF SHOPS, WEST END JOURNAL BEARING AND WHEELSET DETAIL, LOOKING NORTHEAST.


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