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Name R Avenue

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Image of E.IV.063.008 - Map

E.IV.063.008 - Map

Sanborn map #8 of Anacortes extended from 3rd Street to 6th Street and from O Avenue to R Avenue. Published in November 1907, this 9 square block area has a surprising amount of undeveloped area. The main businesses are along Commercial Avenue and include multiple drug, meat, cigar, barber, and hardware stores. The Hotel Vendome at 6th and Commercial had several stores at street level. The Dancing Pavilion occupied part of the area where City Hall is in 2015. The Fry McMillan Block and the Semar Block are noted between 5th and 6th on Q Avenue. The Presbyterian Church was on the northeast corner of 5th and R.

Image of 2012.066.203 - Drawing, Technical

2012.066.203 - Drawing, Technical

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These profile maps are of 4th Street from Commercial Avenue to T Avenue. They are dated 1926.

Image of 2012.066.208 - Plat

2012.066.208 - Plat

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. This plat map is of Anacortes sewers between Commercial and R Avenue from 17th Street to 20th Street. The Great Northern Railway tracks are also included.

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 2012.066.160 - Page

2012.066.160 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled water lines on R Avenue. They are not dated or signed.

Image of 2012.066.144 - Notebook

2012.066.144 - Notebook

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. This brown notebook for the City of Anacortes is titled, "R Avenue Truck Route Construction. It is not dated and only 5 pages were used. References include Bonn's Ditch, Stadia Cross-Section, September, and Marti Gregg.

Image of 2012.066.145 - Page

2012.066.145 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled, Elevations at Intersection on R Avenue from 22nd Street to 34th Street. They are not dated or signed.

Image of 2012.066.146 - Page

2012.066.146 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled Finished Grades on C.B.s. at 32nd Street & R Avenue. They are not dated or signed.

Image of 2012.066.148 - Page

2012.066.148 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled evaluation of west lane of R Avenue. They are not dated or signed.

Image of 2012.066.149 - Page

2012.066.149 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled tree location at 22nd Street and R Avenue. They are not dated or signed.

Image of 2012.066.156 - Page

2012.066.156 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled "X/sections on water line locations on R Avenue." They are not dated or signed.

Image of 2012.066.157 - Page

2012.066.157 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled catch basins on R Avenue." They are not dated or signed.

Image of 2012.066.158 - Page

2012.066.158 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled X/sections on west side of R Avenue (original ground). They are not dated or signed.

Image of 2012.066.162 - Page

2012.066.162 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled Sta elev's on R Avenue west lanes. They are not dated or signed.

Image of 2012.066.163 - Page

2012.066.163 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled R Avenue X-Sections.

Image of 2012.066.164 - Page

2012.066.164 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled R Avenue elevations on the hubs of northbound lanes, 24th Street to 26th Street.

Image of 2012.066.175 - Page

2012.066.175 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled 26th Street to 32nd Street September 21, 1979. They are not dated.

Image of 2012.066.177 - Page

2012.066.177 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled 22nd Street and R Avenue. They are not dated.

Image of 2012.066.179 - Page

2012.066.179 - Page

The City of Anacortes Engineering Department gave an assortment of articles to the Museum on May 14, 2012. These loose notebook pages are titled gas found at northwest corner of 28th Street and R Avenue. They are not dated.

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