California's First Passenger Railroad
California State Historic Landmark 526
#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.
Nothing remains of this site.
SW corner of 3rd and R Sts, Sacramento.
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