• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 1959
  • Description
  • The Hood Canal Floating Bridge, built between 1959 and 1961, connects the northern parts of the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas in western Washington State. Like the Lake Washington floating bridge, built twenty years earlier, the Hood Canal Bridge floats on air-filled pontoons. The twenty-three pontoons for the original bridge were built in Seattle and towed north around the Kitsap Peninsula to the bridge site.This June 1959 photo shows the tug... more
    The Hood Canal Floating Bridge, built between 1959 and 1961, connects the northern parts of the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas in western Washington State. Like the Lake Washington floating bridge, built twenty years earlier, the Hood Canal Bridge floats on air-filled pontoons. The twenty-three pontoons for the original bridge were built in Seattle and towed north around the Kitsap Peninsula to the bridge site.This June 1959 photo shows the tugboat "Sharon Foss" towing a pontoon section for the original Hood Canal Floating Bridge along Seattle's Duwamish Waterway. 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 4
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