|Title||Aerial of Montlake bridge and neighborhood from northwest, Seattle, 1946 |
|Caption||The Montlake Bridge was the last of four bascule bridges to be built across the Lake Washington Ship Canal. It opened for traffic in June 1925. Like the Fremont, University, and Ballard bascule bridges, the Montlake Bridge has huge counterweights which lift the spans.|
This aerial photo shows the Montlake Bridge and the surrounding neighborhood in 1946.
|Notes||Handwritten on image: Montlake Bridge.|
Handwritten on sleeve: Seattle - bridges - Montlake - airview.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): September 5, 1946.
|Subjects||Drawbridges--Washington (State)--Seattle; Neighborhoods--Washington State)--Seattle; Canals--Washington (State)--Seattle; Aerial photographs--Washington (State)--Seattle; Montlake Bridge (Seattle, Wash.); Lake Washington Ship Canal (Seattle, Wash.) |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Montlake (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI20640 |
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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 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. |