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Old Sacramento, born again as the place to begin Sacramento exploration!

Western Pacific locomotive 913 prepares for a departure from the California Railroad Museum.

Members of the Sacramento History Society take to the Old Sacramento streets. Old buggy takes visitors past the California Railroad Museum in Old Sacramento. The Delta King Hotel and Pilothouse Restaurant offers lodging, dining and a floating museum on the Old Sacramento waterfront. The zenith of American auto’s tailfins is celebrated with this ’59 Cadillac [...]

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Old Sacramento: Built by the Gold Rush…where what’s old is new again!

The Delta King Riverboat is now a floating hotel, restaurant and theater (and, museum) on the Old Sacramento waterfront!  It was built in Stockton and began Delta service in 1927.

Joe’s Crab Shack and the Rio City Cafe on the Sacramento riverfront (with historic Tower Bridge in distance) are favorite restaurants in Old Sacramento! Southern Pacific Locomotive 6051 takes visitors on tours along the Sacramento River in open-air rail cars; kids love these trips! View of 2nd Street in Old Sac indicates how bicycle-friendly these old streets [...]

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