|Title||Gorst Air Transport seaplane, Seattle, ca. 1935 |
|Date||ca. 1935 |
|Caption||Gorst Air Transport "Air Ferry" service used Keystone-Loening amphibian planes which would land in the water and then move up onto the ramp for safe and convenient passenger loading. The company's general headquarters was located at Pier 3, the foot of Madison Street in Seattle, with facilities at Pier 2, at the foot of 2nd Street in Bremerton. |
|Notes||Signs in image: Galbraith Dock - Hay, Grain - Galbraith & Co. - Building Material. Air Ferry to Bremerton - Gorst Air Transport. Air Ferry - 12 Minutes to Bremerton. Northern Pacific Pier No. 3.|
Handwritten on verso: Seattle-Bremerton Air Ferry, probably mid-1930s, view from rear of plane.
Typed on sleeve: Gorst air ferry, ca. 1930 [sic]. Plane at Pier 3. Seattle-Bremerton. Earliest air transport service in the West (Public).
|Subjects||Seaplanes--Washington (State)--Seattle; Piers & wharves--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||SHS15808 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Historical Society Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from copy print 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. |