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California's First Passenger Railroad

SW corner of 3rd and R St, Sacramento, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 38° 34' 26.4144", -121° 30' 23.814"
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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.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
California's First Passenger Railroad Historical Marker Location Map, Sacramento, California Map