Pioneer Park, A Park, In Old Sacramento, Sacramento, California

Fallen Column
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A metal column had fallen and rested on the ground next to the bottom of the staircase.


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Remains Of A Building
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The park was left over from a four story building that collapsed in the distant past. The columns were the original columns holding up the building.


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Next To A Brick Building
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The park was next to a brick building, the side of which was partly covered in plaster.


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The Sign
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The sign identifying this as "Pioneer Park" was attached to an arch over a stairway leading down into the park.


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Made Of Steel
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The columns were made of steel and some were cracked with age with the cracks edged in rust.


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Fancy Metalwork
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The top of one of the columns revealed fancy details that had one time existed, before age and corrosion began to deface them.


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Fallen Columns
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Fallen steel columns lay on the ground and litter the area around the roots of a tree.


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Raised Road
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During the late 1800's, after Old Town had been destroyed by repeated floods, the streets of Old Town were raised to prevent flooding. It was this raising of roads that created the contemporary tunnels for tunnel tours.


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RIP Tim & Sam
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An old plaque on a headstone was found in the park. It began, "RIP Tim & Sam, 1976 - 1996"


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Slowly Eroding
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Gray plaster on the brick building next to the park was beginning to erode, thereby exposing red brick.


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