• Creator
  • Juleen, J.A. (John Albert)
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1937
  • Description
  • At first, automobile travelers through Snoqualmie Pass on the Sunset Highway had to contend with a rough dirt or gravel roadway. This ended in 1934 when Washington state's Governor Clarence Martin dedicated a 17-mile stretch of paved highway through the pass.This photo, probably taken in the later 1930s, shows a car on the paved Sunset Highway at Lake Keechelus, near Snoqualmie Pass. The word "driveway" in the title probably refers to the pave... more
    At first, automobile travelers through Snoqualmie Pass on the Sunset Highway had to contend with a rough dirt or gravel roadway. This ended in 1934 when Washington state's Governor Clarence Martin dedicated a 17-mile stretch of paved highway through the pass.This photo, probably taken in the later 1930s, shows a car on the paved Sunset Highway at Lake Keechelus, near Snoqualmie Pass. The word "driveway" in the title probably refers to the paved highway itself, not to a private driveway as the term is used today. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from copy negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 5
  • Rights
  • All Rights Reserved