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#526:  California's First Passenger Railroad

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Location:

SW corner of 3rd and R Sts, Sacramento

38.573912,-121.506818

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the Guidebook:

The Sacramento Valley Railroad, running from Sacramento to Folsom, was begun at this site on February 12, 1855. The passenger terminal was located here, the turntable and freight depot were at Third and Front Streets. Completion of the railroad was celebrated at Folsom on February 22, 1856.



2009 David Schmitt