California Historical Landmarks in Sacramento County
California Historical Landmark 526
First Passenger Railroad
1800 Third Street
The Sacramento Valley Railroad, running from Sacramento to Folsom, was begun at this site on February 12, 1855. Here, at Third and R Streets, was located the Sacramento passenger terminal. The turntable and freight depot were at Third and Front Streets. Completion of the railroad was celebrated at Folsom on February 22, 1856.
Historical Landmark No. 526
Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Sacramento County Historical Society
February 12, 1955