Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Beachcomber BS: Who knows what Sacramento was like back (27) RE: BS: Who knows what Sacramento was like back 18 Mar 13

Bonnie, I have an old, very old, Souvenir Booklet (1923) on the famous Central Pacific Railroad. "FROM THE GOLDEN GATE TO THE GREAT SALT LAKE" is it's name. My Dad must have bought it just before he left California heading for New York C.1927. He never went back to the west but he kept it ever afterwards and used to take it out to "illustrate" his stories of those days for us kids in Ireland. There was another one also called "WONDERFUL CALIFORNIA" and the photos within these books just "zonked" my imagination back then but sadly I have never been further west than the "Big Apple".
Pity that I am not able to show those books to you, but my techno skill is deficient.

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.