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Sacramento Steampunk Society Aims to Introduce Community to its Culture Through Emporium and Swap Meet

During the day, Jennifer Brown works for a bank, doing a lot of data work and problem solving. On her off time, Brown has found an outlet for her creativity as a member of the Sacramento Steampunk Society. “It’s that

Union Pacific Railroad celebrates 150th Anniversary in Old Sacramento

Union Pacific – Building America for 150 Years! Event Includes: •     Tours of the cab of legendary steam locomotive No. 844 •     An up close look of Union Pacific’s newest experimental locomotive, UP 9900 •     Board the

A train trip to San Francisco

In the Spring of 1956, my first year at St. Mary’s School, the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento offered a special field trip to its students: a train ride to San Francisco to see Cinerama, the first super wide-screen film technology.