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Catalog Number 2007.010.037
Caption Tools including log dogs used on the W.T. Preston.
Description Tools used on the W. T. PRESTON including log dogs, line, and axes.

The wood-hulled snagboat W. T. PRESTON was built c. 1929, using some components (sternwheel and engines) of the vessel it replaced, the SWINOMISH. The W. T. PRESTON, named for the only civilian engineer then working for the Corps of Engineers, served the Corps form 1929 to 1939, pulling snags out of Puget Sound waterways and local rivers. A new steel-hulled, 163' W. T. PRESTON was then built at the Lake Union Drydock in Seattle, again using material from the wooden boat it replaced. In 1981 the W. T. PRESTON, "last Puget Sound sternwheeler" was retired. She went on display in Anacortes in 1983.
Date 1981 Oct
Photographer Pamela Negri
Subjects Maritime - Boat
Equipment
Credit line Donated by Pam Negri
Search Terms W. T. PRESTON
log dog
tools
Object Name Print, Photographic