Underpass at Freeport and 4th"View looking South - Reinforced Concrete Construction." - National Archives and Records Administration, Neg. 12279-C
As the photo description below explains, this concrete underpass allowed pedestrians to safely cross the railroad tracks at Freeport and 4th:
"Number of people benefitted: All persons including school children crossing W.P.R.R. tracks at Freeport Boulevard. Provides sadety for children and all other pedestrians, having to cross R.R. Tracks heretofore and eliminating a hazardous crossing."
The WPA and the PWA were very active in Sacramento, with the former funding "220 miles of highway; 46 public buildings; and new runways at local airports." (Wikipedia, History of Sacramento)
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Current status of underpass not known.
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