|Title||Monorail track under construction on Fifth Avenue, Seattle, 1961 |
|Caption||Construction on Seattle's monorail system began in April 1961. In September of that year, construction crews were erecting the precast concrete piers along Fifth Avenue.|
Here, a derrick hoists one of the monorail system's sixty-two T-shaped piers. The large building in the background is Grosvenor House, at 500 Wall Street.
|Notes||Handwritten on sleeve: SEATTLE, Monorail, construction.|
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): September 19, 1961.
|Subjects||Monorail railroads--Washington (State)--Seattle; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--Seattle; Construction workers--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Belltown (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.9869.1 |
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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 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned 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. |