|Title||Log pond and mill at Port Blakely, 1882 |
|Photographer||Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916 |
|Notes||Caption on mount: No. B. 5231. Port Blakeley, Puget Sound, W.T. |
Watkins' New Boudoir Series. Yosemite and Pacific Coast, 427 Montgomery Street, San Francisco.
Handwritten on mount: In 1882.
Handwritten on verso: Capt. Wm. Renton built his first sawmill at Alki Point, Seattle in 1853. In 1854 he moved it to Port Orchard. In 1863 he changed to Port Blakeley. He has a number of partners at different times named Howard, Smith, Ham and Holmes. He was the mill man all the time. They were cheifly connected with the sales in California with ship charters and merchandise purchases at San Francisco.
PH Coll 286.4
|Subjects (LCSH)||Sawmills--Washington (State)--Port Blakely; Booms (Log transportation)--Washington (State)--Port Blakely; Ponds--Washington (State)--Port Blakely; Sailing ships--Washington (State)--Port Blakely; Puget Sound (Wash.); Bainbridge Island (Wash.) |
|Location Depicted||United States--Washington (State)--Port Blakely |
|Digital Collection||Washington Localities Collection|
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|Negative Number||UW26569 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Carleton E. Watkins Photographs. PH Coll 286 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2003 |