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Image of 1997.019.001.028 - Article

1997.019.001.028 - Article

A newspaper article on September 12, 1940, reported that new equipment being installed at Anacortes Veneer would increase the number of employees and increase shipping. The current shipment of finished veneer was 56 carloads per month. Anacortes Veneer began in 1937 as Anacortes Plywood, Inc., a workers cooperative built on the former site of Fidalgo Lumber and Box which had burned about two years before. In 1936, Olympia employees of Washington Veneer decided to organize their own cooperative plywood mill. Their undertaking was representative of the many "cooperative" efforts in the mid-1930s, from farming to lumber mills, which flourished in the midst of the Great Depression. The Olympi

Image of 2009.023.006.004 - Article

2009.023.006.004 - Article

An unknown newspaper ran an article aout Captain William M. Morgan, sixth skipper of the W.T. PRESTON after Captain Norman Ronning retired in 1975. No. 6 of six scrapbooks titled: Snagboat History. Scrapbooks include photographs and newspaper clippings pertaining to the W.T. Preston. They belonged to Dennis Hamburg, son of Norm Hamburg. Norm Hamburg had a 42 year career on the W.T. Preston.

Image of 2009.023.006.008.001-.006 - Article

2009.023.006.008.001-.006 - Article

The TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE published a multi-page article and photos of the W.T. PRESTON on September 14, 1975. .001 - photos of the W.T. PRESTON and her paddle wheel .002 - new skipper William W. Morgan short biography .003 - "picturesque" description of W.T. PRESTON .004 - photo of Captain Morgan .005 - photos of Corps flag and engine room telegraph (manned by Al Becker) .006 - photo of lifting log from Commencement Bay No. 6 of six scrapbooks titled: Snagboat History. Scrapbooks include photographs and newspaper clippings pertaining to the W.T. Preston. They belonged to Dennis Hamburg, son of Norm Hamburg. Norm Hamburg had a 42 year career on the W.T. Preston.

Image of 2015.093.001-.002 - 1105 7th Street, new foundation

2015.093.001-.002 - 1105 7th Street, new foundation

Two photographs of a house at 1105 7th Street, Anacortes which was lifted up to pour a new foundation. The photos were taken July 30, 2015 by Judy Hakins.