|Title||Hospital railcar being loaded onto ship, Seattle, 1950 |
|Caption||Seattle's Port of Embarkation played an important role in shipping troops and supplies to the Far East during the Korean War. |
This photo shows a large crane lifting a hospital railcar, its red cross symbols visible, while people watch from the pier.
|Notes||Signs on ships in image reads: U.S. Navy; Moore-McCormack Lines|
Handwritten on sleeve: SEATTLE, PORT OF EMBARKATION, Hospital cars loading.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): August 18, 1950.
|Subjects||Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Korean War, 1950-1953
Piers & wharves--Washington (State)--Seattle
Railroad cars--Washington (State)--Seattle
|Places||United States—Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.10547.2 |
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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. |