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Image of 2012.066.193.A,B - Drawing, Technical

2012.066.193.A,B - Drawing, Technical

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. This proposed extension of the O Avenue Sewer from the alley between 7th Street and 8th Street to the alley between 9th Street and 10th Street, was drawn on April 12, 1912 and signed by G. V. Elder, City Engineer.

Image of 2012.066.212 - Drawing, Technical

2012.066.212 - Drawing, Technical

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. This profile map of Local Improvement District #53 includes 7th Street from K Avenue to R Avenue. It is signed by S. D. Temple, City Engineer.

Image of 2012.066.223 - Drawing, Technical

2012.066.223 - Drawing, Technical

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. This profile map is of Commercial Avenue from 7th Street to 13th Street under Ordinance #85. It is dated January 18, 1914, and was signed by George M. Gerhard, City Engineer.

Image of 2006.030.028 - Lithograph

2006.030.028 - Lithograph

This lithograph was created and copyrighted by Don R. Morrow in 1976. It is #106 of 400. Featured is the Dodge-Germain-Burton clock at 7th and Commercial. Behind it across Commercial Avenue is the Keystone Building with its arched windows and striped awning. To the right is the two-story Eagles Hall. The clock was created by Seattle street clock maker Joseph Mayer. It arrived in Anacortes in 1909 or 1910 after being purchased by Dr. Harry L. Dodge "Skagit County's Most Progressive Jeweler". A faint inscription to that effect can still be make out on one of the plates at the top of the clock base. The original location was 514 Commercial Avenue, which by 1923 had become the jewelry business

Image of 2012.087.001-.002 - Model- Depot

2012.087.001-.002 - Model- Depot

The June 29, 1911 Anacortes American reported on the Great Northern Depot's opening, at 611 R Avenue: "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." In 1964, excursion trains brought visitors to the Arts and Crafts Festival (now known as the Anacortes Art Festival) from Seattle. This brick building served until regular rail traffic to Anacortes ended in 1978. The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center. .001) body of building .002) removable roof This HO scale model (3.5 mm (0.1378 in) represents 1 real foot (304.8 mm); this ratio works out to about 1:87.1) was made by Mr. Carroll Francis Stromberg and donated to the Anacortes Museum by his wife, Carol Stromberg, after hi

Image of 2012.087.003-.004.A,B,C,D - Track Section

2012.087.003-.004.A,B,C,D - Track Section

4 pieces of track section and cork to put under track for model 2012.087.001-.002 The June 29, 1911 Anacortes American reported on the Great Northern Depot's opening, at 611 R Avenue: "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." In 1964, excursion trains brought visitors to the Arts and Crafts Festival (now known as the Anacortes Art Festival) from Seattle. This brick building served until regular rail traffic to Anacortes ended in 1978. The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center. .003) 4 track sections .004) 4 cork strips to put under track sections This HO scale model (3.5 mm (0.1378 in) represents 1 real foot (304.8 mm); this ratio works out to about 1:87.1) was

Image of 2012.087.007 - Model

2012.087.007 - Model

Model of a train shed at a railroad depot. Made for use with 2012.087 models The June 29, 1911 Anacortes American reported on the Great Northern Depot's opening, at 611 R Avenue: "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." In 1964, excursion trains brought visitors to the Arts and Crafts Festival (now known as the Anacortes Art Festival) from Seattle. This brick building served until regular rail traffic to Anacortes ended in 1978. The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center. This HO scale model (3.5 mm (0.1378 in) represents 1 real foot (304.8 mm); this ratio works out to about 1:87.1) was made by Mr. Carroll Francis Stromberg and donated to the Anacortes Museum by hi

Image of 2012.087.008 - Model

2012.087.008 - Model

Model of a shack or shed at a railroad depot. Made for use with 2012.087 models The June 29, 1911 Anacortes American reported on the Great Northern Depot's opening, at 611 R Avenue: "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." In 1964, excursion trains brought visitors to the Arts and Crafts Festival (now known as the Anacortes Art Festival) from Seattle. This brick building served until regular rail traffic to Anacortes ended in 1978. The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center. This HO scale model (3.5 mm (0.1378 in) represents 1 real foot (304.8 mm); this ratio works out to about 1:87.1) was made by Mr. Carroll Francis Stromberg and donated to the Anacortes Museum b

Image of 2012.087.009 - Train

2012.087.009 - Train

HO gauge model train engine for use with 2012.087models. The June 29, 1911 Anacortes American reported on the Great Northern Depot's opening, at 611 R Avenue: "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." In 1964, excursion trains brought visitors to the Arts and Crafts Festival (now known as the Anacortes Art Festival) from Seattle. This brick building served until regular rail traffic to Anacortes ended in 1978. The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center. This HO scale model (3.5 mm (0.1378 in) represents 1 real foot (304.8 mm); this ratio works out to about 1:87.1) was used with depot model (2012.087.001-.002) made by Mr. Carroll Francis Stromberg and donated to the A

Image of 2012.087.010 - Train

2012.087.010 - Train

HO gauge model train coal car for use with 2012.087models. The June 29, 1911 Anacortes American reported on the Great Northern Depot's opening, at 611 R Avenue: "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." In 1964, excursion trains brought visitors to the Arts and Crafts Festival (now known as the Anacortes Art Festival) from Seattle. This brick building served until regular rail traffic to Anacortes ended in 1978. The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center. This HO scale model (3.5 mm (0.1378 in) represents 1 real foot (304.8 mm); this ratio works out to about 1:87.1) was used with depot model made (2012.087.001-.002) by Mr. Carroll Francis Stromberg and donated to the

Image of 2012.087.011 - Train

2012.087.011 - Train

HO gauge model train box car for use with 2012.087models. The June 29, 1911 Anacortes American reported on the Great Northern Depot's opening, at 611 R Avenue: "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." In 1964, excursion trains brought visitors to the Arts and Crafts Festival (now known as the Anacortes Art Festival) from Seattle. This brick building served until regular rail traffic to Anacortes ended in 1978. The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center. This HO scale model (3.5 mm (0.1378 in) represents 1 real foot (304.8 mm); this ratio works out to about 1:87.1) was used with depot model made (2012.087.001-.002) by Mr. Carroll Francis Stromberg and donated to the

Image of 2012.087.012 - Train

2012.087.012 - Train

HO gauge model train tanker car for use with 2012.087models. The June 29, 1911 Anacortes American reported on the Great Northern Depot's opening, at 611 R Avenue: "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." In 1964, excursion trains brought visitors to the Arts and Crafts Festival (now known as the Anacortes Art Festival) from Seattle. This brick building served until regular rail traffic to Anacortes ended in 1978. The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center. This HO scale model (3.5 mm (0.1378 in) represents 1 real foot (304.8 mm); this ratio works out to about 1:87.1) was used with depot model made (2012.087.001-.002) by Mr. Carroll Francis Stromberg and donated to t

Image of 2002.121.012 - Episcopal Church 2002

2002.121.012 - Episcopal Church 2002

CHURCHES OF ANACORTES 2002 - Episcopal Parish Hall, 7th and M

Image of 2005.055 - Causland Park c1920s

2005.055 - Causland Park c1920s

Photograph of early Causland Park shortly after it was built (located between 7th and 8th Streets and M and N Streets). Trees are merely saplings. Taken from perhaps the roof of a home on the NW corner of 7th Street. In the block "behind" the park can be seen the Carnegie Library (1305 - 8th Street), Westminster Presbyterian Church (1300 - 9th Street), the building which, in 2007, houses the ACT Theatre; however in November 1912 it housed the First Christian Church which, in the mid 1920s, the name was changed to the Church of Christ in Anacortes. Other homes can be seen in the photograph.

Image of WF 0172 - Methodist Church

WF 0172 - Methodist Church

View of Q Avenue and 7th Street. Methodist Church is visible on north side of 8th Street between Q and R Avenues. The Methodist-Episcopal Church began in Anacortes on June 28, 1890, one of the first churches organized in Anacortes. On July 3, 1890 the ANACORTES AMERICAN reported: "Church organizations" Methodist Church organized in the city." On Jan 15, 1891 it reported: "Revival meeting under the auspices of the Methodist Church are now in full swing in Bowman's Hall." Construction of church on 8th Street between Q and R Avenues began in 1892. Economy slowed construction and the church wasn't completed until 1902. This photo also gives an excellent view of homes located on 7th Street, as

Image of WF 1263. A,B -

WF 1263. A,B -

View looks toward east side of Commercial Avenue at 6th Street. View probably taken from Pioneer Building at NW corner of Commercial Avenue and 6th Street. Photo showcases Brooks Block (built on southeast corner of Commercial and 6th). The Brooks Block was constructed in late 1927 by Douglass Allmond, E. P. Barker and Dr. Samuel Brooks. The October 13, 1927 issue of the ANACORTES AMERICAN announced "Store Building to be Erected." April 5, 1929, the ANACORTES AMERICAN reported on J. C. Penney's grand opening in the newly completed Brooks Block. Penney's was listed there through 1983 in city directories; not listed in 1984 directory. This was the third location for the J. C. Penney Store in Ana

Image of 2002.078 - Arts & Crafts Festival

2002.078 - Arts & Crafts Festival

First Anacortes Arts Festival (on Commercial Ave at 7 th Str.) Taken from roof of Cypress Stationers, 702 Commercial. Looking north along Commercial

Image of 2009.058.005 - Downtown Anacortes c.1946

2009.058.005 - Downtown Anacortes c.1946

Commercial Avenue and 7th Street. View looks north on Commercial Avenue from 7th Street. At right, foreground, the sign for the Empire Cafe at the southeast corner of 7th Street and Commercial is visible. Keystone Building at the northeast corner of 7th and Commercial [built 1906] is shown with Tradewell Store in the bottom storefront [store began business in 1940]. Western Union Telegraph in the ground floor of the Keystone Building may be seen [moved into Keystone Building by 1927 from elsewhere on Commercial]. North of the Keystone Building is the Brooks Building, home of J. C. Penney Co. McNaught Building is visible at the northeast corner of 5th and Commercial. On the left side of the p

Image of 2011.001.004 - Anacortes Canning Co.  - 1954

2011.001.004 - Anacortes Canning Co. - 1954

Anacortes Canning Co. located on the Guemes Channel between F Avenue and G Avenue and 7th Street. It was located here from 1931 until 1955. They canned salmon.

Image of 2011.001.005 - Anacortes Canning Co., 1954

2011.001.005 - Anacortes Canning Co., 1954

Anacortes Canning Co. located on the Guemes Channel between F Avenue and G Avenue and 7th Street. It was located here from 1931 until 1955. They canned salmon. Note the railroad tracks running along the waterfront.