|Title||Monorail track under construction, Seattle, 1961 |
|Caption||Construction of Seattle's monorail system began in April 1961. Sixty-two precast concrete piers support pairs of beams that hold the tracks.|
Here, in November 1961, the track beams have already been installed on the piers in the foreground. The photo looks north on Fifth Avenue. In the background, the exterior of the Space Needle is almost complete. The winged globe trademark of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer can be seen in the right background.
|Notes||Handwritten on sleeve: SEATTLE, Monorail, Fifth Avenue, Post-Intelligencer building in background.|
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): November 28, 1961.
|Subjects||Monorail railroads--Washington (State)--Seattle; Commercial streets--Washington (State)--Seattle; Space Needle (Seattle, Wash.) |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Belltown (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.9874.1 |
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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. |