7.12 in HIGH x 9.75 in WIDE
(18.08 cm HIGH x 24.76 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

The printed notation on the front of the photo reads "California Terminus of the Central Pacific Railroad." The photo is of a drawinmg. The Tribune photo, dated February 20, 1934, has the following caption on the back: "FERRY SLIPS - It took a thin ferry boat to get into these narrow slips, but they were wide enough for the purpose in 1874. This was the seaward end of the Oakland's Long Wharf, which may be seen in the right background. The ferry El Capitan, veteran ofthe Bay service is shown...." The view is of three sheds, over the railroad tracks, are at center, with the Long Wharf leading to the ferry slips at right. A tug boat is steaming toward the slips from right to left. The ferry El Captian is at the left edge. Masts of sailing ships are seen above the left two sheds.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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