|Title||Garbage collection truck, Seattle, 1953 |
|Caption||The city of Seattle began collecting garbage in 1910, with the Public Health department overseeing operations. A series of corruption scandals moved the responsibility to the Engineering department in 1943. |
Here two garbage collectors work on a residential street empting a trash can into a truck. Written on the side of the truck is "City Sanitary Service Co."
|Notes||Handwritten on sleeve: SEATTLE, Garbage, Disposal.|
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): May 22, 1953.
|Subjects||Garbage collecting--Washington (State)--Seattle; Trucks--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States—Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.9004.1 |
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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. |