The Railroad Museum in Sacramento is exceptional, as retired train after retired train greet you to awe you with their size. The staff sit aboard every train, and are prepared to discuss that particular engines history and travels.
History of the west and the development of the western states is woven throughout the engines.
You can go inside many of the trains, others you must be content with glimpses from the windows at the life size wax passengers inside.
The conductors seat stirs the imagination.
How many brothers can fit in one seat?
The capitol building is nestled in a garden like arena, complete with orange trees full of fruit.
The children bonding with their new state animal: