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Catalog Number 2009.023.006.008.001-.006
Object Name Article
Scope & Content The TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE published a multi-page article and photos of the W.T. PRESTON on September 14, 1975.

.001 - photos of the W.T. PRESTON and her paddle wheel
.002 - new skipper William W. Morgan short biography
.003 - "picturesque" description of W.T. PRESTON
.004 - photo of Captain Morgan
.005 - photos of Corps flag and engine room telegraph (manned by Al Becker)
.006 - photo of lifting log from Commencement Bay


No. 6 of six scrapbooks titled: Snagboat History. Scrapbooks include photographs and newspaper clippings pertaining to the W.T. Preston. They belonged to Dennis Hamburg, son of Norm Hamburg. Norm Hamburg had a 42 year career on the W.T. Preston.
Title W.T. PRESTON article and photos
Caption W.T. PRESTON and sternwheel
Date 1975/09/14
People BECKER, Al
MORGAN, William W.
Search Terms W.T. PRESTON
captain
new
snagboat
Subjects Communication - Newspaper
Place - Tacoma, WA
Maritime - Boat