• Creator
  • Bertelson, Ernest B.
  • Description
  • Built in 1918 as a hangar for the Aviation Training Corps. It was never used, but turned over after the war to the University and used as a shell house for the rowing crews. The name was changed to Canoe House when the rowing crew moved to their new quarters in 1949. Typed and handwritten note glued to verso: Details. Old Conibear Shellhouse on Lake Washington. Two Washington crews pictured awaiting start of practice period. This famous shellh... more
    Built in 1918 as a hangar for the Aviation Training Corps. It was never used, but turned over after the war to the University and used as a shell house for the rowing crews. The name was changed to Canoe House when the rowing crew moved to their new quarters in 1949. Typed and handwritten note glued to verso: Details. Old Conibear Shellhouse on Lake Washington. Two Washington crews pictured awaiting start of practice period. This famous shellhouse will be abandoned by Washington crews this season, to be replaced by a new ultra-modern shellhouse now being built at another site. This shellhouse was a former navy aircraft hangar, built during World War I. Photo: Ernest B. Bertelson. --Taken about a month ago --EBB.Filed in: UW - Conibear Shellhouse (#423). less
  • Format
  • Photograph: b&w
    8 x 10 in.
    Scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color or 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 or 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3