|Title||Lake Washington floating bridge anchor suspended over water, Seattle, July 16, 1939 |
|Caption||Large air-filled pontoons support the roadway of the Lake Washington Floating Bridge which connects Seattle with the area east of the lake. The original pontoons were held in place by 65-ton anchors.|
In this July 1939 photo, one of the floating bridge anchors is lowered into place. The Lake Washington Floating Bridge was later renamed the Lacey V. Murrow Floating Bridge.
|Notes||Handwritten on image: Lake Wash. Bridge Anchor 7-16-39.|
Handwritten on sleeve: Seattle - bridges - Lake Wash - anchor.
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): July 16, 1939.
|Subjects||Pontoon bridges--Washington (State)--Seattle; Bridge construction--Washington (State)--Seattle; Lakes & ponds--Washington (State)--Seattle; Lacey V. Murrow Bridge (Mercer Island and Seattle, Wash.) |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Washington, Lake (Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI20522 |
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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 safety film negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made 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. |