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[Produce Building, Western Avenue, Seattle]

Black and white elevated glass plate negative image of several horse drawn delivery wagons, covered and uncovered, crowded on Western Avenue in front of the Produce Building, Seattle, King County, WA, May 19, 1909. Crates of produce are stacked on the sidewalk in front of the wholesale businesses in the building, and ready for loading into the wagons. Other crates are visible through the open doors of the businesses. A streetcar is amidst the bustle of wagons. Businesses in the Produce Building include: California Commission Co., 923 Western Avenue; Elerath & Radford, produce, 1007 Western Avenue, John H. Elerath and John E. Radford; Jobst & Hibler, wholesale produce, 813 Western Ave, Frank Jobst and Ross E. Hibler; Ferguson-Hendrix Co., wholesale commission merchants, 1015 Western Avenue, William H. Hendrix, president, William T. Ferguson, secretary; Seattle Tent & Awning Company, Western Avenue at the southwest corner of Spring Street, located in image far right. Signs on some of the delivery wagons: John P. Cronin, Grocer; New Metropolitan Grocery Co., Grocer. Sign on partially visible delivery truck in lower right image corner: The Bradner Co., Wholesale Butter, Eggs & Cheese, 1006 Western Avenue, Coe G. Bradner and E. Corris Bradner. Asahel Curtis

Details

Creation Date: May 19, 1909

Catalog ID: 1943.42.14613

Call Number: 1943.42.14613

Object Types: negative, glass plate

Creator: Asahel Curtis Seattle, WA

Dimensions: image height 8 in . image width 10 in

Related Subjects: King County Seattle, WA Western Avenue Seattle street street scene Produce Building California Commission Co. Elerath & Radford John H. Elerath John E. Radford Jobst & Hibler Frank Jobst Ross E. Hibler wholesale business wholesale trade produce industry Ferguson-Hendrix Co. William H. Hendrix William T. Ferguson Seattle Tent & Awning Company John P. Cronin New Metropolitan Grocery Co. The Bradner Co. Coe G. Bradner E. Corris Bradner trolley wagon, delivery team, horse crate, foodstuff