Theodore Dehone Judah Sculpture 1930, "That the West may Remember", Theodore Dehone Judah , Pioneer Civil Engineer, Advocate of Transcontinental Railroad, Old Town, Sacramento, California

A Bench
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Just beyond the sculpture a bench shared the shade of mature trees.


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Rested Among Trees
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The statue rested just across the street from Old Town, and lay among shade trees.


Theodore Dehone Judah Sculpture 1930   •  "That the West may Remember"   •  Theodore Dehone Judah external link   •  A Sculpture external link   •  As Found Art external link   •  Old Town external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:26:43 Wednesday 27 January 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 9 April 2018)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1593
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The Plaque
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A plaque at the base of the statue described the man Theodore Dehone Judah. That plaque read in part:

That the West
may remember
Theodore Dehone Judah
Pioneer civil engineer and tireless advocate
of a Great Transcontinental Railroad
==America's First--


Theodore Dehone Judah Sculpture 1930   •  "That the West may Remember"   •  Theodore Dehone Judah external link   •  A Sculpture external link   •  As Found Art external link   •  Old Town external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:27:19 Wednesday 27 January 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 9 April 2018)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1595
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The Date
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The date of the sculpture was specified in bronze and attached to the granite just above the plaque.


Theodore Dehone Judah Sculpture 1930   •  "That the West may Remember"   •  Theodore Dehone Judah external link   •  A Sculpture external link   •  As Found Art external link   •  Old Town external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:27:21 Wednesday 27 January 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 9 April 2018)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1596
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The Face
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The face of Theodore Dehone Judah was framed in bronze leaves. Just to the right of the face was a chunk of railroad rail.


Theodore Dehone Judah Sculpture 1930   •  "That the West may Remember"   •  Theodore Dehone Judah external link   •  A Sculpture external link   •  As Found Art external link   •  Old Town external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:27:26 Wednesday 27 January 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 9 April 2018)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1597
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Railroad Bridge
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Above the face, and carved into the granite, was a scene composed of a railroad bridge spanning over a forest. Above the bridge was a railroad tunnel carved through solid rock.


Theodore Dehone Judah Sculpture 1930   •  "That the West may Remember"   •  Theodore Dehone Judah external link   •  A Sculpture external link   •  As Found Art external link   •  Old Town external link   •  Sacramento, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 11:27:32 Wednesday 27 January 2019)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 9 April 2018)   •  © 2019 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_1598
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