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Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Historic Street Lights

 
 
Historic Street Lights Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
1. Historic Street Lights Marker
Inscription.
Historic Street Lights
Restored by
SACRAMENTO
MUNICPAL
UTILITY
DISTRICT
Personnel and
Traffic Signals &
Street Lighting Employees
of the
City of Sacramento
Department of Public Works
Installed by
Allen L. Bender, Inc.
General Contractors
George Foss Company
Electrical Contractor
1998
Carissimi*Rohrer*Associates
Architects and Planners, Inc.

 
Erected 1998 by Sacramento Municipal Utility District & the City of Sacramento.
 
Location. 38° 34.681′ N, 121° 30.482′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Front Street and 'O' Street. Click for map. Marker is located at the ‘O’ Street entrance to the Water Front Promenade. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
Historic Street Lights Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
2. Historic Street Lights Marker
Marker is embedded in the top of the circular concrete base at the foot of the light standard.
The Birth Place of the Railroads (within shouting distance of this marker); The Docks (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Brick Building in Sacramento (about 700 feet away); Independent Boat Operations of the 1850s (about 700 feet away); The River Lines Fleet (about 700 feet away); City Wharf and Warehouses (about 800 feet away); The Interurban Railroad Lines (about 800 feet away); View Near the M Street Bridge (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Also see . . .  Sacramento’s Historic Street Lamps. (Submitted on February 28, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Additional keywords. Street Lamps
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMan-Made Features
 
Taper Tube Pole Company image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
3. Taper Tube Pole Company
San Francisco
1930's
Installed only on
Jibboom Street Viaduct
See Photo #4
Taper Tube Pole Company image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
4. Taper Tube Pole Company
King "Flemish" Type 45 image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
5. King "Flemish" Type 45
1920's
Installed on L Street,
Granada Way, Alhambra Boulevard
in Alhambra Tract
See Photo #6
King "Flemish" Type 45 image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
6. King "Flemish" Type 45
Union Metal 856 image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
7. Union Metal 856
1920's
Installed throughout City,
Wright, Kimbrough, McKinley Park
Meister Terrace, Coloma Terrace
and South Curtis Oaks
See Photo #8
Union Metal 856 image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
8. Union Metal 856
Union Metal Type 1571 image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
9. Union Metal Type 1571
1920's
Installed in Land Park area,
J Street to Folsom Boulevard
38th and 39th,
Folsom Boulevard to R Street
and North Sacramento
Fernley & Arden
See Photo #10
Union Metal Type 1571 image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
10. Union Metal Type 1571
Pinkerton Foundry, Lodi image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
11. Pinkerton Foundry, Lodi
1910's
Originally used as catenary poles
for the street car trolley line
on Alhambra Boulevard
See Photo #12
Pinkerton Foundry, Lodi image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
12. Pinkerton Foundry, Lodi
Union Metal image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
13. Union Metal
"Sacramento Tall Cast Octagon"
1920's
Installed on Merchant Street
at Saint Rose of Lima Park
See Photo #14
Union Metal image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
14. Union Metal
"Woldit Pole" image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
15. "Woldit Pole"
1940's
Design by I.E. Woldit,
an employee from the 1940's of
The City Electrical Department
Installed throughout the city
in River Park, Tallac Village,
Colonial Village, Fruitridge Oaks
See Photo #16
"Woldit Pole" image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
16. "Woldit Pole"
Union Metal 1523 image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
17. Union Metal 1523
With ceramic light fitter
1920's
Installed at 43rd & J Street,
Marshall Way & 21st Street
3 remaining in city
See Photo #18
Union Metal 1523 image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
18. Union Metal 1523
"Sacramento Pole" image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
19. "Sacramento Pole"
1950's - 1960's
Variation of Woldit Pole
unique to Sacramento
Installed in Hollywood Park,
Southern Park Village
Fullertown, Greenhaven
See Photo #20
"Sacramento Pole" image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 24, 2009
20. "Sacramento Pole"
 
 
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