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Name Guemes Channel bottom surface

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Image of WF 1705 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

WF 1705 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

This photo is of the severed telephone cable to Guemes Island. It was taken on the dock in Anacortes. Brady inscribed this photo, "I, Jan. 13, 1931, Brady," marking the date that the severed cable was probably pulled from the bottom of the channel; the actual incident occurred December 13, 1930. The photo may have been taken for insurance purposes. The telephone cable was first laid to Guemes Island in 1912. The 4-4-1912 ANACORTES AMERICAN noted, "Complete telephone system has been established among the island settlement." That cable, however, would be continually broken in the coming decades due to the unusual bottom surface of Guemes Channel, deemed "unsuitable to hold a cable." "When the

Image of WF 1706 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

WF 1706 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

This photo is of the severed telephone cable to Guemes Island. It was taken on the dock in Anacortes. Brady inscribed this photo, "I, Jan. 13, 1931, Brady," marking the date that the severed cable was probably pulled from the bottom of the channel; the actual incident occurred December 13, 1930. The photo may have been taken for insurance purposes. The telephone cable was first laid to Guemes Island in 1912. The 4-4-1912 ANACORTES AMERICAN noted, "Complete telephone system has been established among the island settlement." That cable, however, would be continually broken in the coming decades due to the unusual bottom surface of Guemes Channel, deemed "unsuitable to hold a cable." "When the

Image of WF 1707 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

WF 1707 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

This photo is of the severed telephone cable to Guemes Island. It was taken on the dock in Anacortes. Brady inscribed this photo, "I, Jan. 13, 1931, Brady," marking the date that the severed cable was probably pulled from the bottom of the channel; the actual incident occurred December 13, 1930. The photo may have been taken for insurance purposes. The telephone cable was first laid to Guemes Island in 1912. The 4-4-1912 ANACORTES AMERICAN noted, "Complete telephone system has been established among the island settlement." That cable, however, would be continually broken in the coming decades due to the unusual bottom surface of Guemes Channel, deemed "unsuitable to hold a cable." "When the

Image of WF 1708 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

WF 1708 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

This photo is of the severed telephone cable to Guemes Island. It was taken on the dock in Anacortes. Brady inscribed this photo, "I, Jan. 13, 1931, Brady," marking the date that the severed cable was probably pulled from the bottom of the channel; the actual incident occurred December 13, 1930. The photo may have been taken for insurance purposes. The telephone cable was first laid to Guemes Island in 1912. The 4-4-1912 ANACORTES AMERICAN noted, "Complete telephone system has been established among the island settlement." That cable, however, would be continually broken in the coming decades due to the unusual bottom surface of Guemes Channel, deemed "unsuitable to hold a cable." "When the

Image of WF 1709 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

WF 1709 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

This photo is of the severed telephone cable to Guemes Island. It was taken on a barge in Anacortes. The tugboat SOUND is next to the barge. Brady inscribed this photo, "I, Jan. 13, 1931, Brady," marking the date that the severed cable was probably pulled from the bottom of the channel; the actual incident occurred December 13, 1930. The photo may have been taken for insurance purposes. The telephone cable was first laid to Guemes Island in 1912. The 4-4-1912 ANACORTES AMERICAN noted, "Complete telephone system has been established among the island settlement." That cable, however, would be continually broken in the coming decades due to the unusual bottom surface of Guemes Channel, deemed

Image of WF 1710 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

WF 1710 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

This photo is of the severed telephone cable to Guemes Island. It was taken on the dock in Anacortes. Brady inscribed this photo, "I, Jan. 13, 1931, Brady," marking the date that the severed cable was probably pulled from the bottom of the channel; the actual incident occurred December 13, 1930. The photo may have been taken for insurance purposes. The telephone cable was first laid to Guemes Island in 1912. The 4-4-1912 ANACORTES AMERICAN noted, "Complete telephone system has been established among the island settlement." That cable, however, would be continually broken in the coming decades due to the unusual bottom surface of Guemes Channel, deemed "unsuitable to hold a cable." "When the

Image of WF 1711 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

WF 1711 - Guemes Channel Telephone cable accident

This photo is of the severed telephone cable to Guemes Island. It was taken on the dock in Anacortes. Brady inscribed this photo, "I, Jan. 13, 1931, Brady," marking the date that the severed cable was probably pulled from the bottom of the channel; the actual incident occurred December 13, 1930. The photo may have been taken for insurance purposes. The telephone cable was first laid to Guemes Island in 1912. The 4-4-1912 ANACORTES AMERICAN noted, "Complete telephone system has been established among the island settlement." That cable, however, would be continually broken in the coming decades due to the unusual bottom surface of Guemes Channel, deemed "unsuitable to hold a cable." "When the