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Port of Sacramento

Port of Sacramento( )
Author: West Sacramento Historical Society,
Series title:Images of America Ser.
Publication Date:Apr 2007
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Located about 100 miles inland from the coast, Sacramento isn't always considered a port town. Yet beginning in the mid-1850s, barges, riverboats, and steamers began plying the river between here and San Francisco, carrying passengers, supplies, livestock, and produce between the coast and valley regions. The deepwater era began in 1911, when plans began on a canal and lock system that could accommodate large ships. In 1947, the Sacramento-Yolo Port District was created, ushering in...
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Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / West (Ak, Ca, Co, Hi, Id, Mt, Nv, Ut, Wy)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.25 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.044 Pounds

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