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Name Marani Products

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Image of WF 0427 - Russian Cement Co.

WF 0427 - Russian Cement Co.

Russian Cement Company located near Robinson Fisheries on Guemes Channel at foot of Erie and Dakota. They made glue, fertilizer and fish oil from 1907-1916. See 10-12-1911, ANACORTES AMERICAN. "Fertilizer and glue making material part of fisheries." This plant became Marani Products in 1916.

Image of WF 1947 - Trafton fisheries

WF 1947 - Trafton fisheries

"Ted Trafton taking salmon heads out to sea, hauled by purse seiner ANN R." is the only identification with WF 1947-1955. In this photograph the old Russian Cement building complex, then owned by the Traftons, is seen in the rear located on Guemes Channel at the foot of Erie and Dakota Avenues. The Russian Cement plant operated from 1907-1916, producing fish oil, fish meal, and fertilizer. In 1916 it was bought out by Marani Products. In 1920 Marani was bought by J. E. Trafton, who owned it through 1969. It is unknown what Trafton called his operation, but it may simply have been "J. E. Trafton Company."

Image of WF 1948 - Trafton fisheries

WF 1948 - Trafton fisheries

"Ted Trafton taking salmon heads out to sea, hauled by purse seiner ANN R." is the only identification with WF 1947-1955. In this photograph the old Russian Cement building complex, then owned by the Traftons, is seen in the rear located on Guemes Channel at the foot of Erie and Dakota Avenues. The image also shows the chute from the plant that carried fish heads to the scows at water's edge. The Russian Cement plant operated from 1907-1916, producing fish oil, fish meal, and fertilizer. In 1916 it was bought out by Marani Products. In 1920 Marani was bought by J. E. Trafton, who owned it through 1969. It is unknown what Trafton called his operation, but it may simply have been "J. E. Traf

Image of WF 1949 - Trafton fisheries

WF 1949 - Trafton fisheries

"Ted Trafton taking salmon heads out to sea, hauled by purse seiner ANN R." is the only identification with WF 1947-1955. In this photograph the old Russian Cement building complex, then owned by the Traftons, is seen in the rear located on Guemes Channel at the foot of Erie and Dakota Avenues. The image also shows fish heads from the plant spilling down the chute to the scow at water's edge. The Russian Cement plant operated from 1907-1916, producing fish oil, fish meal, and fertilizer. In 1916 it was bought out by Marani Products. In 1920 Marani was bought by J. E. Trafton, who owned it through 1969. It is unknown what Trafton called his operation, but it may simply have been "J. E. Traf

Image of WF 1950 - Trafton fisheries

WF 1950 - Trafton fisheries

"Ted Trafton taking salmon heads out to sea, hauled by purse seiner ANN R." is the only identification with WF 1947-1955. In this photograph the old Russian Cement building complex, then owned by the Traftons, is seen in the rear located on Guemes Channel at the foot of Erie and Dakota Avenues. The image also shows fish heads from the plant loaded into the scow at water's edge. The Russian Cement plant operated from 1907-1916, producing fish oil, fish meal, and fertilizer. In 1916 it was bought out by Marani Products. In 1920 Marani was bought by J. E. Trafton, who owned it through 1969. It is unknown what Trafton called his operation, but it may simply have been "J. E. Trafton Company."

Image of WF 1951 - Trafton fisheries

WF 1951 - Trafton fisheries

"Ted Trafton taking salmon heads out to sea, hauled by purse seiner ANN R." is the only identification with WF 1947-1955. The old Russian Cement building complex, then owned by the Traftons, was located on Guemes Channel at the foot of Erie and Dakota Avenues. This image looks south from the dock toward Oakes Avenue and the houses on the bluff. The Russian Cement plant operated from 1907-1916, producing fish oil, fish meal, and fertilizer. In 1916 it was bought out by Marani Products. In 1920 Marani was bought by J. E. Trafton, who owned it through 1969. It is unknown what Trafton called his operation, but it may simply have been "J. E. Trafton Company."

Image of WF 1952 - Purse seiner ANN R.

WF 1952 - Purse seiner ANN R.

"Ted Trafton taking salmon heads out to sea, hauled by purse seiner ANN R." is the only identification with WF 1947-1955. The old Russian Cement building complex, then owned by the Traftons, was located on Guemes Channel at the foot of Erie and Dakota Avenues. This image slows the purse seiner ANN R. as it hauls salmon heads out to sea. The Russian Cement plant operated from 1907-1916, producing fish oil, fish meal, and fertilizer. In 1916 it was bought out by Marani Products. In 1920 Marani was bought by J. E. Trafton, who owned it through 1969. It is unknown what Trafton called his operation, but it may simply have been "J. E. Trafton Company."

Image of WF 1953 - R. F. No. 21, Anacortes - scow

WF 1953 - R. F. No. 21, Anacortes - scow

"Ted Trafton taking salmon heads out to sea, hauled by purse seiner ANN R." is the only identification with WF 1947-1955. The old Russian Cement building complex, then owned by the Traftons, was located on Guemes Channel at the foot of Erie and Dakota Avenues. This image shows a scow, "R. F. No. 21, Anacortes". The Russian Cement plant operated from 1907-1916, producing fish oil, fish meal, and fertilizer. In 1916 it was bought out by Marani Products. In 1920 Marani was bought by J. E. Trafton, who owned it through 1969. It is unknown what Trafton called his operation, but it may simply have been "J. E. Trafton Company."

Image of WF 1954 - Trafton Fisheries

WF 1954 - Trafton Fisheries

"Ted Trafton taking salmon heads out to sea, hauled by purse seiner ANN R." is the only identification with WF 1947-1955. The old Russian Cement building complex, then owned by the Traftons, was located on Guemes Channel at the foot of Erie and Dakota Avenues. This image shows scows full of fish heads being towed by the purse seiner Ann R. as it heads out to sea.. The Russian Cement plant operated from 1907-1916, producing fish oil, fish meal, and fertilizer. In 1916 it was bought out by Marani Products. In 1920 Marani was bought by J. E. Trafton, who owned it through 1969. It is unknown what Trafton called his operation, but it may simply have been "J. E. Trafton Company."

Image of WF 1955 - Trafton Fisheries

WF 1955 - Trafton Fisheries

"Ted Trafton taking salmon heads out to sea, hauled by purse seiner ANN R." is the only identification with WF 1947-1955. The old Russian Cement building complex, then owned by the Traftons, was located on Guemes Channel at the foot of Erie and Dakota Avenues. This image shows scows full of fish heads being towed by the purse seiner Ann R. as it heads out to sea.. The Russian Cement plant operated from 1907-1916, producing fish oil, fish meal, and fertilizer. In 1916 it was bought out by Marani Products. In 1920 Marani was bought by J. E. Trafton, who owned it through 1969. It is unknown what Trafton called his operation, but it may simply have been "J. E. Trafton Company."