|Title||Tunnel construction for Lake Washington floating bridge, Seattle, 1939 |
|Caption||Workmen built two parallel tunnel tubes through the Mount Baker Ridge to connect with the first Lake Washington floating bridge. Dirt was hauled out by railcars and trucks. After workers complained about air pollution from truck exhaust, at least one concrete truck was hauled into the construction site by a team of horses. |
|Notes||Handwritten on image: Lake Wash bridge tunnell [sic].|
Handwritten on sleeve: Seattle - Bridges - Lake Wash - tunnel (construction).
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): September 16, 1939.
|Subjects||Pontoon bridges--Washington (State)--Seattle; Bridge construction--Washington (State)--Seattle; Tunnels--Washington (State)--Seattle; Construction equipment--Washington (State)--Seattle; Lakes & ponds--Washington (State)--Seattle; Lacey V. Murrow Bridge (Mercer Island and Seattle, Wash.) |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Mount Baker (Seattle, Wash.)
Washington, Lake (Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI20608 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 nitrate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |