|Title||Truck assembly at Kenworth factory, Seattle, 1940 |
|Caption||The Kenworth Motor Truck Company got its start building heavy-duty trucks for the timber industry. It later expanded its line to include moving vans, delivery trucks, fire trucks, and buses. Kenworth is now a subsidiary of PACCAR.|
This 1940 photo shows truck assembly in the Kenworth factory at Yale and Mercer streets in Seattle.
|Notes||Handwritten on sleeve: SEATTLE, Kenworth Motor Truck Corp.|
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): August 5, 1940.
|Subjects||Factories--Washington (State)--Seattle; Truck industry--Washington (State)--Seattle; Laborers--Washington (State)--Seattle; Trucks--Washington (State)--Seattle; Kenworth Truck Company |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
South Lake Union (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.9732.3 |
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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 nitrate 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. |