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The 1800’s Gold Rush section of Sacramento. This area was once allowed to decay and was the “skid row” area. It has now been revitalized and the beautiful buildings restored. Originally, the city was built right on the Sacramento River and flooded every winter. The settlers tired of this, built a levee and covered up the original town building right on top. There is, therefore, a complete underground city that shows up whenever there is excavation.

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old, gold, people, dirt, urban, streets, buildings, tourism, historical, rush, sacramento

Barbara Brown is a mental health professional and an avid photographer. She lives in northern California and enjoys nature and all types of photography.

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  • E.R. Bazor
    E.R. Bazorover 5 years ago

    What a fantastic shot!!!

  • Thank you E.R!!!

    – Barbara Brown

  • Carla Jensen
    Carla Jensenover 5 years ago

    another fantastic capture you have here!! What a great place !

  • Thank you Carla! Its a fun place.

    – Barbara Brown

  • Heloisa Castro
    Heloisa Castroover 5 years ago

    great image

  • Thank you Heloisa!

    – Barbara Brown

  • sbtpots
    sbtpotsover 4 years ago

    Hi Barbara! Your image has been FEATURED in Communities! Congratulations and thank you for sharing your work with our Group! This is beautiful and so deserving!

  • Thank you so much!! What a great way for me to start the week!!!

    – Barbara Brown

  • Jann Ashworth
    Jann Ashworthover 4 years ago

    Hi Barbara, what a great image! Congratulations on the Feature! So happy to share it with you, a great start for my week too..lol!

  • Thank you so much Jann and congrats to you also!!! :))

    – Barbara Brown

  • CraigsMom
    CraigsMomover 4 years ago

    I love thise old towns…I have never been to Old Sacramento, but it looks like a place a I have to add to my list!

  • If you like old towns, northern is a great place. Old Sacramento has so much history and there are so many rustic old gold rush towns nearby in the Sierra foothills! Great to have you come by.

    – Barbara Brown

  • Barbara Applegate
    Barbara Applegateabout 4 years ago

    Great shot

  • Thank you so much Barbara!

    – Barbara Brown

  • Arla M. Ruggles
    Arla M. Rugglesabout 4 years ago

    A wonderful image, and great history!

  • Thank you so much Arla! Very appreciated!

    – Barbara Brown

  • Barbara Applegate
    Barbara Applegateabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations 5/18/2010

    Great Job, Awesome Photo
    If you’d like to leave a comment or Thank You Go Here

  • Thanks Barbara

    – Barbara Brown

  • bobby1
    bobby1over 3 years ago

    Congrats great shot:)

  • Thank you Bobby!

    – Barbara Brown

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