California's First Passenger Railroad

California State Historic Landmark 526

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#526 California's First Passenger Railroad
The Sacramento Valley Railroad, running from Sacramento to Folsom, was begun at this site on February 12, 1855. Here, at Third and R Streets, was located the Sacramento passenger terminal. The turntable and freight depot were at Third and Front Streets. Completion of the railroad was celebrated at Folsom on February 22, 1856.

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SW corner of 3rd and R Sts, Sacramento.

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