Aftermath of the Seattle fire of June 6, 1889 showing the west of 1st Ave. from Columbia St. to Cherry St.
Caption on album page: The finest lot of business houses in the city in 1888-89 were those represented by these ruins. The block extended from Yesler Way to Columbia Street, 550 feet, and then down Yesler 160 feet more. The people were proud of this great block. The fire wiped it out in an hour. Caption on image: Safe Deposit, Poncin, Union and San Francisco buildings. Front St. north from Cherry. 27.Prosch Washington Views Album, page 51a.
Scanned from a photograph at 600 dpi, saved in TIFF format, enhanced and resized using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2009