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Catalog Number WF 0419
Caption Ship Harbor canneries
Description Fidalgo Island Packing Company, Ship Harbor. The 4-23-1896, ANACORTES AMERICAN reported, "Big Buildings of the Fidalgo Island Canning Company and Alaska Packing Company are nearing completion." Woodpile in foreground belonged to Alaska Packing Company. Alaska Packing Company operated until 1913. Fidalgo Island was in business through 1925, although it began to slow down years before. The 1-15-1920, paper reported, "Fidalgo Island Packing Co. idle for first time since it was built in 1896." In 1932 the paper reported that the cannery docks at the "lower canneries" at Ship Harbor were being dismantled.
Photographer Unknown
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
Structure - Business
Industry - Seafood Processing
Maritime - Boat
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Fidalgo Island Packing Company
Alaska Packing Company
woodpile
cannery
docks
Object Name Print, Photographic