Canal opening, Fremont Bridge, July 4, 1917
The Lake Washington Ship Canal opened for business on July 4, 1917. The Seattle Times reported that roads, cars, and streetcars heading for the canal were jammed with people wanting to join in the celebration. This photo shows the traffic at the south end of the Fremont Bridge on the afternoon the canal opened.
Scanned from original negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
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