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Old Sacramento's Second Street
Old Sacramento State Historic Park, California

Second Street in Old Sacramento lost half of the buildings on its inland side to freeway construction. Nonetheless, it has several landmarks - the Pony Express and Theodore Judah Monuments, and the B.F. Hastings Bank building.

Old Sacramento State Historic Park

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Sacramento No 3 Firehouse

Sacramento No 3 Firehouse

The historic Sacramento No 3 Firehouse on Second Street in Old Sacramento, and the ground-level entrance to the Firehouse Restaurant.

Old Sacramento State Historic Park, Sacramento, California

Date photographed: May 11, 2016

Second and K Street in Old Sacramento

Second and K Street in Old Sacramento

After it crosses Second Street, K Street continues as an underpass leading to downtown.

Old Sacramento State Historic Park, Sacramento, California

Date photographed: May 11, 2016

Only one side of Second Street survived

Only one side of Second Street survived

Although the route of Interstate 5 was modified to spare the Old Sacramento historical area, it did involve demolition of many old buildings, including the northernmost block of Second Street.

Old Sacramento State Historic Park, Sacramento, California

Date photographed: May 11, 2016

Pony Express Monument in Old Sacramento

Pony Express Monument in Old Sacramento

The legendary Pony Express ran from St Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, as commemorated by this statue on Second Street. The B.F. Hastings Bank Building, the actual Pony Express terminal, is now a Wells Fargo Museum.

Old Sacramento State Historic Park, Sacramento, California

Date photographed: May 11, 2016

River City Saloon in Old Sacramento

River City Saloon in Old Sacramento

Claiming to be the last authentic wild west saloon, the River City Saloon in Old Sacramento features authentic atmosphere with sawdust on the floor.

Old Sacramento State Historic Park, Sacramento, California

Date photographed: May 11, 2016

Theodore Judah Monument in Old Sacramento

Theodore Judah Monument in Old Sacramento

Theodore Judah was the genius behind the first transcontinental railroad's crossing of the Sierra. Unfortunately, he died just after work commenced, and it was 60 years before this long overdue monument was erected.

Old Sacramento State Historic Park, Sacramento, California

Date photographed: May 11, 2016

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