• Creator
  • Pickett Photo Co.
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1925
  • Description
  • Stevens Pass, Washington, usually gets about 400 to 500 inches of snow each winter, although it snowed 800 inches during the winter of 1996-97. Road crews and railroad workers have had to work continually to keep the ways clear.This Lee Pickett photo, probably taken during the 1920s, shows a Great Northern Railway Snow King rotary snowplow at Scenic, near Stevens Pass at the summit of the Cascade Mountains. The pointed front end of the electri... more
    Stevens Pass, Washington, usually gets about 400 to 500 inches of snow each winter, although it snowed 800 inches during the winter of 1996-97. Road crews and railroad workers have had to work continually to keep the ways clear.This Lee Pickett photo, probably taken during the 1920s, shows a Great Northern Railway Snow King rotary snowplow at Scenic, near Stevens Pass at the summit of the Cascade Mountains. The pointed front end of the electrically-powered car pushes the snow aside and the large fans on either side blow it away. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original photograph 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 4
  • Rights
  • Museum of History & Industry, Seattle