Sparks Railroad Shop

Tags: downtownsparks , sparks , spshops

Date of photo: 1927

Photographer: Unknown

Source : Facebook: Sparks Museum & Cultural Center

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The interior of the Southern Pacific Railroad shops in downtown Sparks, at the intersection of B Street and Pyramid Way. Men work in the machine shop with power provided by overhead belts. The roundhouse next door was removed in 1957, but as of 2024 the shop building still stands but is endangered.

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Date Uploaded: June 10, 2024

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Contributor: Sparks Museum & Cultural Center on Facebook

Source: Facebook: Sparks Museum & Cultural Center

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Source Caption: Machinists are hard a work inside of a Southern Pacific Railroad shop in Sparks in 1927. Employees with the Southern Pacific were instrumental in keeping the railroad running and the entire nation running. #SpiritofSparks

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