|Title||Post office at Moncton, Washington, ca. 1912 |
|Date||ca. 1912 |
|Caption||Moncton, Washington was a small settlement on Rattlesnake Lake, northwest of Cedar Lake in central King County. In 1912, Seattle utility officials changed the name of the town to Cedar Falls when a hydroelectric plant was built there to generate electricity for Seattle.|
This photographic postcard, postmarked February 10, 1912, shows the post office at Moncton, renamed Cedar Falls later that year.
|Notes||Written on verso: Message: Received your card am glad you are settled will surely be pleased to come and see you when in Tacoma. You have 4 papers here. Will send them by this mail. We will be pleased to have you both come and see us.|
Original photographic print (postcard): ca. 1912. Copied in 1998 by the Museum of History and Industry.
|Subjects||Post offices |
|Places||Moncton (Wash.); Cedar Falls (Wash.) |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1998.10.20 |
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|Credit Line||Postcard Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Postcard Collection |
|Physical Description||1 negative: safety film, b&w; 2.25 x 2.75 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from copy negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 5. |