Shafter 51st 2005

Shafter Avenue viewed from across 51st Street (looking southwesterly), Temescal district, Oakland, Calif.

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Jeff Norman

Geographic Location:
Shafter Avenue and 51st Street, Oakland, Calif.

Shafter Avenue is the former route of the Sacramento Northern Railway, which ran passenger and freight service from its Oakland terminus at Shafter Avenue and 40th Street to Chico, Calif. and points in between. Regular passenger service ended in 1941; freight service ended in 1957.This photograph was expressly taken to match the scene of an earlier photograph. See SN Shafter 51st c1940, Shafter 51st 2000

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