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Catalog Number D.IV.062
Caption Train depot, 1890-1911
Description This photograph shows the north side of the Anacortes train depot at 6th Street & I Avenue.
On 11-27-1890 the ANACORTES AMERICAN reported this depot was a focal point as the town celebrated establishment of, "Trancontinental connection with Fidalgo Island and city of New York." The first excursion train to arrive in town that day, "passed 10th Street Depot and stopped at foot of Avenue I where Reception Committee awaited its arrival. People left the train cars and formed in columns by fours and took up the line of march. Walked to 10th Street Depot where the second train arrived."
Date 1890s c.
Photographer EWING, David B., probably
Subjects Photograph
Place - Anacortes, WA
People
Transportation - Railroad
Structure - Business
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk
People STAFFORD, Madge DAVIS
OAKES,
VILLARD,
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms train depot
Great Northern
Object Name Print, Photographic