|Title||Speedboat Miss Wildfire on Portage Bay, Seattle, 1929 |
|Caption||In 1927, the Pacific Northwest Championship hydroplane races were held on Lake Washington. The only Seattle entries were "Miss Wildfire", owned and driven by Gordon Stewart, and "Bagdad", built, owned and driven by William Schertzer. "Miss Wildfire" came in second and "Bagdad" came in third. This photo was taken on Lake Union looking towards Eastlake near where Ivar's Salmon House is today. |
|Notes||This photo is the left half of a two-part panorama.|
Handwritten on negative: Speedboats - Miss Wildfire.
Handwritten on sleeve: Ships - Miss Wildfire.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): June 29, 1929. Caption information from Scott Rohrer.
|Subjects||Motorboats--Washington (State)--Seattle; Bays--Washington (State)--Seattle; University Bridge (Seattle, Wash.) |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
University District (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI26067 |
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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 glass negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made 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. |