• Creator
  • Wilse, Anders Beer, 1865-1949
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1898
  • Description
  • By the late 1890s, Seattle's downtown area was expanding northwards from its origin near Pioneer Square. The area was still busy, however. Many of the suppliers and ticket agents for the Klondike and Nome gold rushes had stores and offices near Pioneer Square.This photo was taken in Pioneer Square looking north along Pioneer Place (foreground) and First Avenue, which are paved in brick. Horse-drawn wagons move along the streets. Pedestrians hu... more
    By the late 1890s, Seattle's downtown area was expanding northwards from its origin near Pioneer Square. The area was still busy, however. Many of the suppliers and ticket agents for the Klondike and Nome gold rushes had stores and offices near Pioneer Square.This photo was taken in Pioneer Square looking north along Pioneer Place (foreground) and First Avenue, which are paved in brick. Horse-drawn wagons move along the streets. Pedestrians hurry along the sidewalk in front of the Pioneer Building (right). Electric poles line the streets, supplying businesses with electricity. The empty tip of Pioneer Square can be seen to the left. 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