|Title||Boeing plant, Seattle, April 16, 1918 |
|Caption||The Boeing Airplane Company got its first big military order when its "C" model seaplane was accepted as a trainer by the U.S. Navy during World War I. The company opened a new plant on the west side of the Duwamish River, south of Seattle, to handle all this new business. This photo, taken in April 1918, shows the new factory, Plant 1 of the Boeing Airplane Company. |
|Notes||Caption on image: 4-16-1918.|
Typed on sleeve: Boeing Plant, April 6 [sic], 1918. Located the west side of the Duwamish River, opposite Patterson-McDonald Shipbuilding Company, whose address was 5917 E. Marginal Way (1919 City Directory). Michigan St. Bridge (?) in center. Address of Seattle Machine Works, Plant 2, is East Marginal Way near Myrtle St. Original no. 54.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
|Subjects||Aircraft industry--Washington (State)--Seattle; Factories--Washington (State)--Seattle; Rivers--Washington (State)--Seattle; Bridges--Washington (State)--Seattle; Logs--Washington (State)--Seattle; Boeing Airplane Company |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Duwamish River (Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||SHS17645 |
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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; 8 x 10 1/4 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. |