• Creator
  • Webster & Stevens
  • Created Date
  • 1920
  • Description
  • In the early days of the Pike Place Market, all produce was brought to market by horse and wagon. Farmers had to get up well before dawn to make sure they got a good place to sell. By 1920, motorized trucks and cars had replaced most of the old delivery wagons. This meant a shorter and easier trip for both farmers and shoppers.In this 1920 photo, grocery store trucks and automobiles crowd Pike Place, between the market buildings. Shoppers hurr... more
    In the early days of the Pike Place Market, all produce was brought to market by horse and wagon. Farmers had to get up well before dawn to make sure they got a good place to sell. By 1920, motorized trucks and cars had replaced most of the old delivery wagons. This meant a shorter and easier trip for both farmers and shoppers.In this 1920 photo, grocery store trucks and automobiles crowd Pike Place, between the market buildings. Shoppers hurry across the cobblestones, leaving blurs in the photograph. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 5
  • Rights
  • All Rights Reserved