• Creator
  • Webster & Stevens
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1914
  • Description
  • Halibut fishermen kept their catch on ice until they could bring it in to port. The steamers stayed at sea for about a week, depending on how well their ice supply held up. When they returned to port, the men unloaded the fish, cleaned up, and got ready for the next trip.This photo shows men unloading halibut in wheelbarrows at an unidentified port on Puget Sound. A dory sits at the edge of the dock. The fish are probably from the halibut stea... more
    Halibut fishermen kept their catch on ice until they could bring it in to port. The steamers stayed at sea for about a week, depending on how well their ice supply held up. When they returned to port, the men unloaded the fish, cleaned up, and got ready for the next trip.This photo shows men unloading halibut in wheelbarrows at an unidentified port on Puget Sound. A dory sits at the edge of the dock. The fish are probably from the halibut steamer "Independent" or "Polaris," and the photo was probably taken between 1902 and 1927. 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
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