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This particular piece of double track is now completed within a few hundred feet of the waterfront in Stockton, California. The new charter under which Stockton is now governed forbids franchises of over 25 years duration. The S.T.&E.R.R. Co. franchise has about 47 years to run. This railroad enterprise (The U.I. Co.) wants more shareholders. It is an unusual opportunity since the road is about two-thirds completed and experimental operation has proven even better than was expected. After the opening of the "big ditch" in 1915 this waterfrontage in Stockton will have a remarkable value.

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

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Geographic Coordinates

37.956283, -121.290331

Circa Date

circa 1910

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San Joaquin County, Stockton California, photographs, postcard, photo, image, history, Western America