Seen here is the Central Pacific's Sacramento wharf, with schooners tied up after having transferred their cargo of rail and locomotive components such as tires. (The Barry A. Swackhamer Collection)
[Hart Stereograph #234.]
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Illustration from the article:
Railroads Shipped by Sea
Railroad History, Bulletin 180, Spring, 1999. pp. 7-30.
By Wendell W. Huffman
Courtesy Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, William F. Howes, Jr., President.
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