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Catalog Number WF 0012.A,B
Description Limestone Mining operation-Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, Wa. 1890. Men, horses, machinery and seen mining lime. The lime industry was underway in the San Juans by 1881. On 6/21/1884 the NORTHWEST ENTERPRISE reported that "San Juan County produces more wool and lime than any other county in the territory." [For additional information see EXPLORING WASHINGTON'S PAST by Kirk and Alexander, p. 250.]
Date 1890 c
Photographer EWING, David B.
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Industry - Mining
Tool & Equipment
Place - San Juan Island
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
Place San Juan Island, WA
Search Terms lime
Lime Kiln Ledge
San Juan Island
1890
mining machinery
Object Name Print, Photographic