|Title||Puyallup River flood control model at the University of Washington, 1938 |
|Caption||Just north of the Oceanography building on the University of Washington campus, an outdoor scale model of the lower Puyallup River was built by the University and the Works Progress Administration for experimentation in flood control.|
This photo shows two men working on the model, with the UW Harris Hydraulics Laboratory visible in the background.
|Notes||The names Norton, William; Abie, Don; Harris, Charles, Prof; Griffith, Howard; Snook, Glenn; Reynolds, Earl; Sather, F. I.; Hussey, Edward were noted in the photo database but were not listed on the negative sleeves for the series of three photos.|
Caption information source: Writers' Program (Wash.). (1972). Washington, a Guide to the Evergreen State.. (p. 237).
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): April 8, 1938
|Subjects||Charles W. Harris Hydraulics Laboratory; Engineering models; Flood control--Washington (State)--Seattle; University of Washington |
|Places||United States—Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.6554.1 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI). |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from film positive using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 5. |