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Name MARIS, William

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Image of D.III.026.A,B,C - Anacortes Fire Dept. 1934

D.III.026.A,B,C - Anacortes Fire Dept. 1934

Three trucks and 14 men of the Anacortes Fire Department in front of the Fire Station/City Hall, 5th and O, 1934. (Left to right): Milton Crookston, Lou Willoughby, Bill Dorsey, Ashley Mondhan, Ed Keepers, Bill Beale, Chief Leslie E. Snider, Assistant Chief Bert Verrall, Al Sellenthin, George Olson, Fred Fisher, Bill Robeson, Milo Strock, Carl Strock. The structure was built in 1891 and torn down in the 1950s.

Image of WF 1908 - "Hudson-Essex" sea sled

WF 1908 - "Hudson-Essex" sea sled

This boat, named the HUDSON-ESSEX was first reported in the 3-25-1926 ANACORTES AMERICAN as, "Sea sled HUDSON-ESSEX Is Unique Type of Boat." Upon launching the following Sunday, it achieved 35 miles per hour. When this image was taken, a new Hudson super-six motor had been added, bringing the speed up to 50 miles per hour. The boat was built by William Maris of MacCallum Motor Company. He was listed as living at 1020 11th Street in the 1927 city directory. The company was not found in either the 1921 or 1927 city directories. The 8-6-1925 paper reported, "MacCallum Motor Company remodels building and enlarges quarters." This postcard image caption reads, "Anacortes sea sled making 50