The first railroad bridge across the Sacramento River at Sacramento
Photograph of a bridge in Sacramento, photographed by John A. Todd in 1870.
The California Pacific Railroad Company built the first railroad bridge across the Sacramento River at Sacramento. The first train crossed on January 29, 1870. The bridge was located near the current location of the I Street bridge.
J.A. Todd was active as a photographer from 1870 to 1884, in Sacramento and from 1887 to 1896 in San Francisco.
We were unable to locate any record of the image, although other Todd images of the Bridge are known: