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Workers cutting stone for Legislative Building, Washington State Capitol complex construction, Walker Cut Stone Company, Tacoma, 1925
Walker Cut Stone Company warehouse, Washington State Capitol complex construction supplier, Tacoma, ca. 1925
Releasing water from Lake Union into the Montlake Cut, August 26, 1916
Cutting-In a Right Whale or Bowhead.
A-Fluke-chain adjusted to the "small."
B-Fin-Chain fastened around left fin.
C-Ring of fin-chain into which blubber-hook is fastened to raise fin and blanket-piece (the starting point when unwinding blubber from the whale).
D-Hole in root of lip into which blubber-hook is inserted to hoist lip on board ship.
F-G- Scarf to detach and hoist lower lip.
E-H- Scarf cut from fin below and forward of eye to blow-holes H on head.
E-I- Scarf from fin E to back of whale I.
J-K- Scarf cut in removing blubber while whale is being rolled. (The other spiral lines show final scarfs.)
L-Hole mortised in head for head-chain.
M-One method of hoisting head by head-chain and toggles, the chain being pasdsed through the blow-holes.
M, M (Fig.2).-Newer and better method of hoisting head by use of chain strapped blocks. Tail of chain passed through from H, under several feet of blubber to and through the hole cut at L and then coupled to sister-hooks on the lower block.
N-Cutting made by man with an ax (while overboard) in order to detach the head bone.
O-Lower edge of bone which is very thin and requires only light strokes to free it.
P-Markings showing where the spade is inserted to start the throat bone in detaching head.
Q-Where the hole is made in throat in order to haul it on board.
R-Throat-chain and toggle by wihich throat is sometimes taken on board.
S-Dotted line to show where backbone is cut to lessen strain on windlass when taking off lbubber.
T-Wide section of blanket-piece which is trimmed down by boarding-knife when taking blubber on board.
Northern Pacific Railway grading crew in the Big Cut, Beaver Creek Valley, North Dakota, 1879
Footbridge over large cut, possibly the Montlake Cut, Seattle, n.d.
Great Northern Railway tracks cut through rock, ca. 1892
Yacht parade through Montlake Cut, June 23, 1946
Big road cut on Sunset Highway near Snoqualmie Pass, ca. 1915
Log rafts being towed through Montlake Cut, Seattle, 1955
They cut down the Old Pine Tree, 1941
Alaska Railroad grade at Mile 82, in cut through rock known as Teko Cut, Alaska, ca. 1917
Alaska Railroad worker standing on pile of rock at Mile 82 in railroad cut known as Teko Cut, Alaska, ca. 1917
Alaska Railroad construction on track, seen from top of cut near Sunshine, Alaska, ca. 1916
Cut for flume between camps 6 and 7, February 22, 1911
Making the cut for the flume near the diversion dam headworks, June 16, 1910
Men working on a big cut for the railway spur at the powerhouse site, May 30, 1903
Site of cable incline, viewed from end of cut, April 21, 1903
Junior Day festivities in Montlake Cut, University of Washington, ca. 1921
University of Washington crew racing through the Montlake Cut, Seattle, ca. 1922
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