• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 1900
  • Description
  • Port Hadlock, south of Port Townsend on the Olympic Peninsula, was one of several important Puget Sound lumber mill towns. Lumbermen floated large rafts of logs to the mill where they were cut into lumber. Sailing ships carried the lumber to San Francisco and ports in South America, Hawaii, and Australia. Postal officials later shortened the town's name to Hadlock.In this 1900 photo, lumber is being loaded onto two ships at Port Hadlock. Stack... more
    Port Hadlock, south of Port Townsend on the Olympic Peninsula, was one of several important Puget Sound lumber mill towns. Lumbermen floated large rafts of logs to the mill where they were cut into lumber. Sailing ships carried the lumber to San Francisco and ports in South America, Hawaii, and Australia. Postal officials later shortened the town's name to Hadlock.In this 1900 photo, lumber is being loaded onto two ships at Port Hadlock. Stacks of lumber fill the wharf, and the air is filled with steam from the mill's steam engines. 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