|Title||Alaska Steamship Company's Pier 2 from Elliott Bay, Seattle, n.d. |
|Comments||Piers 1 and 2 were at the foot of Yesler Way. They were built after the Great Fire of 1889 by the Northern Pacific Railroad, and later operated by the Alaska Steamship Company. They were later renamed Piers 51 and 52, then removed in the 1960s (source of comment: Paul Dorpat, "Seattle Central Waterfront Tour, Part 3: Skid Road Meets the Sea, Foot of Yesler Way" in HistoryLink.org and last viewed atwww.historylink.org/output.CFM?file_ID=2473).|
Signs in image include: Pier 2. Northern Pacific. Alaska Steamship Co.
Indianapolis for Tacoma. Colman [...]
Handwritten on verso: Seattle Waterfront, Pier #2.
Stamped on verso: Williamson Collection.
|Rig||Not applicable |
|Use||Not applicable |
Elliott Bay (Wash.)
|Subjects||Alaska Steamship Co.--Facilities--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Marine terminals--Washington (State)--Seattle
Piers & wharves--Washington (State)--Seattle
|Digital Collection||Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society Photograph Collection |
|Negative Number||1741-139 |
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|Credit Line||Credit line required in all uses of this image: Courtesy of Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society |
|Repository||PSMHS Maritime Research Center, Seattle |
|Repository Collection||Joe Williamson Collection |
|Physical Description||1 negative: b&w; 5 x 7 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||A photographic print of the original negative was scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color or 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 or 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |
|PSMHS Category||Early Waterfront Scenes |