In this photo of the Smith Cove piers taken from Queen Anne Hill, the ships Minnesota and Dakota of the Great Northern Steamship Co. are docked at Great Northern Piers 38 and 39 (later Piers 88 and 89). A Great Northern Railway train travels full steam ahead from Interbay toward the downtown Seattle waterfront. Photo appears to be a staged image to be used for publicity by J. J. Hill’s Great Northern Steamship Co. Photo by Asahel Curtis. MOHAI, Joe Williamson Collection, Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, Seattle. Courtesy of John Cox, circa 1906.
In this photo of the Smith Cove piers taken from Queen Anne Hill, the ships Minnesota and Dakota of the Great Northern Steamship Co. are docked at Great Northern Piers 38 and 39 (later Piers 88 and 89). A Great Northern Railway train travels full steam ahead from Interbay toward the downtown Seattle waterfront. Photo appears to be a staged image to be used for publicity by J. J. Hill’s Great Northern Steamship Co. Photo by Asahel Curtis. MOHAI, Joe Williamson Collection, Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, Seattle. Courtesy of John Cox, circa 1906.
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 11:39 AM
Dr. Henry A. Smith was 22 when he went west. He was most likely not dreaming of bustling commerce, busy steam trains, active docks and lucrative worldwide trade that would all emanate from the place where he would eventually settle.
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