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Catalog Number WF 0382
Description Men and boys and large halibut on Ocean Dock at foot of Commercial. At right is the Oregon Improvement Company warehouse and the North Western Express Company office.

July 1890 ANACORTES AMERICAN read: "FISHING OFF THE DOCK A number of people are now enjoying good fishing off the Ocean Dock and frequently a good catch is made. Yesterday afternoon Luke Marshall was the lucky fisherman, and caught a halibut weighing 118 1/2 pounds which is the largest fish thus far caught from the dock. After being brought ashore the halibut was photographed by Booen & Ewing. A halibut weighing 118 1/2 pounds brings several dollars at the market, and catching one is a paying day's work."
Date 1890, July 9
Photographer EWING, David B.
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
People
Animal - Halibut
Structure - Business
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms halibut
Ocean Dock
Oregon Improvement Company
North Western Express Company
Object Name Print, Photographic