|Title||Rainier Avenue streetcar tracks at 56th Avenue, Seattle, September 18, 1915 |
|Photographer||Nowell, Frank H., 1864-1950 |
|Caption||The Rainier Valley streetcar tracks ran along the shores of Lake Washington on the way from downtown Seattle to Renton. This is the only streetcar line in the city that was not municipally owned. It had several owners and five different names during its 53 year history which included a bankruptcy in 1916. |
|Notes||Sign on pole reads: Warning. This is no thoroughfare. Railroad property. Keep off.|
Signs on buildings read: Stoker Ice Cream. Ice Cream Soda. Boats To Let. Meat Market. Montera Pharmacy.
Caption on image: At 56th Ave. So. Looking So., Sep. 18th, 1915.
Photographer's reference number: 15420.
Handwritten on verso: Rainier Beach.
Stamped on verso: Frank H. Nowell, Commercial Photographer, Sec. C. Central Building, Seattle, Wash.
Note from RVHS records: Rainier Beach Station.
|Subjects||Street railroad tracks--Washington (State)--Seattle|
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Rainier Beach (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Rainier Valley Historical Society Photograph Collection |
|Accession Number||96.073.013 |
|Ordering Information||To order a copy of this photograph, please email Rvhsoffice@aol.com and mention the Accession Number. |
|Repository||Rainier Valley Historical Society, Seattle |
|Repository Collection||Benson Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned 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. |