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Southern Pacific, Sacramento Shops, Planing Mill, 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-G
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1062).
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
Planing Mills


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
PLANING MILL, EAST ELEVATION.
PLANING MILL, SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR, ELECTRICAL TESTING SHOP, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
INTERIOR OF SECOND FLOOR BRIDGE BETWEEN PLANING MILL AND CAR MACHINE SHOP, LOOKING SOUTH TOWARD PLANING MILL.
PLANING MILL, SECOND FLOOR INTERIOR, FOAM CUTTING ROOM, LOOKING NORTH.
PLANING MILL, FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, LOOKING WEST. A WHEEL BORING MACHINE AND SUPERVISORíS OFFICE ARE VISIBLE.
PLANING MILL, FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, LOOKING SOUTH. THE LARGE DEVICE IS A WHEEL BORING MACHINE USED DURING THE TIME THIS AREA WAS A WHEEL SHOP.
PLANING MILL, FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR WITH SUPERVISORíS OFFICE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
PLANING MILL, FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, LOOKING EAST. SUPERVISORíS OFFICE AND OVERHEAD MONORAIL TRACK ARE VISIBLE.


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