|Title||Ballard locks under construction, Seattle, ca. 1915 |
|Photographer||Webster & Stevens |
|Date||ca. 1915 |
|Caption||Ground was broken for the Lake Washington Ship Canal locks in 1911, and the first concrete was poured for the lock chambers in 1913. The first ship traveled through the locks in 1916.|
This photo, taken about 1915, shows the two lock chambers under construction. The main waterway has been diverted around the construction site.
|Notes||Caption on image: W&S.|
Handwritten on mount: Building the Lake Wash Canal Locks in Seattle.
Lake Wash. Ship Canal, building the govt. locks.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
|Subjects||Locks (Hydraulic engineering)--Washington (State)--Seattle; Canals--Washington (State)--Seattle; Construction--Washington (State)--Seattle; Excavation--Washington (State)--Seattle; Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (Seattle, Wash.); Lake Washington Ship Canal (Seattle, Wash.) |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Ballard (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||2002.3.2022 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Lantern Slide Collection |
|Physical Description||1 lantern slide: color; 2 1/2 x 3 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original lantern slide as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |
|Photographer's Reference Number||44419 |