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Name horse and buggy

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Image of 2002.039.039 - Buggy in the lake

2002.039.039 - Buggy in the lake

Two horse buggy backed into lake or bay. Mom scrubbing back wheel?

Image of D.II.207.A,B -

D.II.207.A,B -

Group picnic on the "Southside" as the area south of 12th and Commercial was known in the 1890s and early 1900s. The picnic is taking place in the vicinity of 17th. St. and the future location of the Columbian school. There are 4 men and 2 women in the photo. Two of the men are tending to boiling pots on open fires. The men are all dressed in suits and hats and the women have long dresses and hats. There are 2 horses hitched to a wagon and a buggy behind the group and the group is in a wooded area.

Image of D.IV.070 - Commercial Ave. 1910

D.IV.070 - Commercial Ave. 1910

Commercial Avenue before paving. From the Moyer building at the intersection on 7th Street, Citizen's Bank, operated by W.T. Odlin was on the southeast corner of 7th Street, and at 8th Street and Commercial Avenue is the Wilson Hotel, erected by David Wilson in 1890. This view also was photographed in 1909, while the horse and buggy were still very much in vogue and the automobile a curiosity. Published in Section 3, Thursday, August 6, 1959, ANACORTES AMERICAN Pioneer Edition.

Image of WF 0358 - Fire Engines

WF 0358 - Fire Engines

The Anacortes Fire Hall and City Hall building was built in 1891 located at 1107 5th Street, on south side of 5th Street between O Avenue and N Avenue which also housed the jail and Anacortes City Hall. This view shows the Fire Department out in force in front of the patriotically decorated building for the 4th of July.

Image of 2002.004.004.002 - Railroad Depot 8th - R

2002.004.004.002 - Railroad Depot 8th - R

Originally 3 postcards glued to black paper; all were separated and entered as 2002.004.001.001-.003. This card is of the Great Northern Rail depot located at 611 R Avenue. Shows the depot, steam engine #290 on the tracks. Men are waiting for the train and there are 3 horse and buggy "hacks" [taxi] awaiting customers. Methodist Episcopal Church is in the background.

Image of 2002.004.004.003 - Commercial Avenue

2002.004.004.003 - Commercial Avenue

Originally 3 postcards glued to black paper; all were separated and entered as 2002.004.001.001-.003. This card is of Commercial Avenue. Appears to be a race or parade. In the dirt street, can be seen a horse and buggy. Many people line both sides of the street; a car of the era is along side the street. Ladies wearing long skirts with blouses and hats; men wearing hats and suits. Buildings (right) are the Keystone Building, and dome of the Vendome hotel. Was published in the ANACORTES AMERICAN newspaper thursday, October 12, 1911.

Image of WF 0096.001 - Heart Lake Roadway

WF 0096.001 - Heart Lake Roadway

Near Lake Roadway (H Avenue) at turn of the 20th century. A group of women and children are visible on the right side of the road; a horse and buggy are visible on the road, at center. On 6-8-1897, the ANACORTES AMERICAN announced that "Improvement of 32nd Street will connect Heart Lake Road with R Avenue," an improvement that would have surely improved access for townspeople to this favorite recreation spot.

Image of WF 0096.002.A.B - Heart Lake Roadway

WF 0096.002.A.B - Heart Lake Roadway

Near Lake Roadway (H Avenue) at turn of the 20th century. A group of women and children are visible on the right side of the road; a horse and buggy are visible on the road, at center. On 6-8-1897, the ANACORTES AMERICAN announced that "Improvement of 32nd Street will connect Heart Lake Road with R Avenue," an improvement that would have surely improved access for townspeople to this favorite recreation spot.

Image of WF 1499 - 1947 Marineer Parade - horse and buggy

WF 1499 - 1947 Marineer Parade - horse and buggy

This image from the 1947 Marineer Parade is of a man and woman in a horse and buggy. Buildings on 5th Street include Central Furniture (begun here c.1926 through mid-1940s), Shell Station, Louis Beauty Salon (c.1939 - c.1948), City Hall between N Avenue and O Avenue (built 1892). The Bank of Commerce is on the southwest corner of Commercial Avenue and 6th Street; the corner of the Empire Building (built 1905) on the northwest corner is also visible. The Bank of Commerce began in the Platt Building in 1904 and moved to this location in 1926 when this new building was constructed by William McCracken. In 1937, at the height of the Depression, the Bank of Commerce closed. The building remaine

Image of WF 4194 - Farm scene, probably Griffin

WF 4194 - Farm scene, probably Griffin

This image of a farm, people, and horses, (late 1800's) was a copy order done by Brady for Martha Griffin Mankins, 1892-1976. She was the daughter of Will and Jessie Griffin, and the granddaughter of Almina and John Griffin. John, Almina, and their son Will took a claim on the south end of Fidalgo Bay in 1866; Almina was the first white woman to settle on Fidalgo Island, and the island's first schoolteacher. Will Griffin married Jessie May Williams on August 19, 1888 at Rosario. Will Griffin operated a shingle maill and lumber camp o the south side of Anacortes. The 1900 U. S. Census listed: Griffin, Will (40), Jessie (32) and their children: Ernest (10), Martha (8), Edith (6), Leroy (4), an

Image of WF 4356 -

WF 4356 -

Brady copied this image of an old house, horse, and buggy, for "Mrs. Morris."

Image of WF 5472.A,B - Great Northern Depot, Anacortes

WF 5472.A,B - Great Northern Depot, Anacortes

A train is stopped at the Great Northern Depot at 7th and R ( 611 R Avenue) in Anacortes. The Methodist Church at 8th and Q is visible at right. The 6-29-1911 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported on the depot's opening, "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center.

Image of WF 5474 - Great Northern train depot

WF 5474 - Great Northern train depot

A train is stopped at the Great Northern Depot at 7th and R in Anacortes. The 6-29-1911 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported on the depot's opening, "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center.

Image of 2012.055 - Family, horse and buggy in front of a farm; hay stack and barn

2012.055 - Family, horse and buggy in front of a farm; hay stack and barn

Family, horse and buggy in front of a farm; hay stack and barn are in the background. 4 men, one boy sitting atop a split rail fence and one lady. (one man and the lady are sitting in a wagon/buggy). All in photo are wearing hats except the boy. Even though this is probably not Anacortes, it is possible that it is is in the Flats and is a good photograph of an early family, farm and hay.