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    Horse car days are gone!: ...Seattle's public transportation has reached this congested condition in 1937!
    Creation Date: 1937
    Catalog ID: 1963.161.37
    Call Number: EPH-B/979.7771/Se18h/1937
    1 sheet, folded; ill.; 1963.161.37; Item advocates replacing trolleys with electric-powered buses. Notes that the flyer has been issued for one's information by the Seattle's Community Clubs' Transportation Committee.
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    Yakima Avenue, in No. Yakima, West from Third St.
    Creation Date: Oct. 1908
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.11318
    Call Number: 1943.42.11318
    Black and white distant glass plate negative image, looking west on Yakima Avenue, a commercial street, from Third Street, North Yakima, Yakima, County, WA, Oct. 1908. A streetcar is in image center. Asahel Curtis
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    Fourth Ave. South From Yesler, Nov, 20, 1908
    Creation Date: Nov. 20, 1908
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.11441
    Call Number: 1943.42.11441
    Black and white image taken on November 20, 1908 in Seattle, WA showing the view of Fourth Avenue looking south from Yesler. The tower of King Street Station is visible in the venter of the image. Railroad tracks elevated on trestles run from the foreground to the harbor in the distance. A locomotive is partially visible in the lower right corner. The area next to the tracks in the left foreground is muddy and littered with building debris. Farther in the distance is a paved street with businesses including stables, a cafe and a hotel on the left. A trolley and several horse-drawn wagons are on the street. Asahel Curtis
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    [Produce Building, Western Avenue, Seattle]
    Creation Date: May 19, 1909
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.14613
    Call Number: 1943.42.14613
    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
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    Yakima Day, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle
    Creation Date: Sep. 23, 1909
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.16181
    Call Number: 1943.42.16181
    Black and white glass plate negative image of a line of streetcars loaded with passengers waiting to be transported to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, King County, WA, on Yakima Day, September 23, 1909. The streetcars are on a low bridge, next to a wooden sidewalk on which a dog stands. Sign on a special car at image right edge: AYP Special Events, Tomorrow, Valleys of the Yakima Days, Special Ceremonies and Music. The streetcars have banners on their sides. Water beside the bridge is in lower left image, and a sign in the distance: Exposition Transfer. Asahel Curtis
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    Seattle Streetcar
    Creation Date: Oct. 1909
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.16639
    Call Number: 1943.42.16639
    Black and white close glass plate negative image of a conductor posing in the open doorway of Seattle Electric Company streetcar No. 628 beside a rutted dirt road in Seattle, King County, WA, Oct. 1909. A man in an overcoat stands on the ground beside the streetcar. A woman holding packages in her arms stands by the streetcar tracks in the background. Asahel Curtis
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    [Corner of Pike Street and First Avenue, Seattle]
    Creation Date: Sep. 4, 1912
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.25336
    Call Number: 1943.42.25336
    Black and white glass plate negative taken on September 4, 1912 at the corner of Pike Street and First Avenue in Seattle, WA. Image shows a busy street scene. A trolley car approaches with the number 562 approaches from the right. The driver is visible through the window. Pedestrians cross the street and walk along the sidewalks. An automobile and two horse-drawn delivery wagons move to the left along First Avenue. Businesses on First Avenue are, from left to right: Hotel Burnside, Valdez Furniture Company, The Bon Ton, The Horse Shoe Lunch Room and Sullivan Bros. Cigars. Continuing up Pike Street the businesses are: The Bon Ton, a noodle and chop suey restaurant, Jesmer Bakery, and the Rochester Hotel. A large billboard reading "Sulphurro Cures Rheumatism, Purifies The Blood, At All Druggists 50¢ and $1.00 stands on the roof of the building on the corner. To the left is a Coca Cola advertising sign painted on the side of the building. To the right is a sign painted on the sign of the building which reads: Climb High, Save On The Buy, Boston Sample Shoe Shop Co. Inc. $2.50, Men's and Women's $4 to $6 Shoes, A Foot For Every Foot, Entrance on 2nd At Pike. Asahel Curtis
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    Pike Street and Broadway, Seattle
    Creation Date: Aug. 1911
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.21768
    Call Number: 1943.42.21768
    Black and white glass plate negative image of stores at the intersection of Pike Street and Broadway, Seattle, King County, WA, August, 1911. Businesses in image right include: Courtney Plumbing & Heating Co., John P. Courtney, manager, James D. Courtney, secretary-treasurer; George A. Kemp, Grocer; a drug store. Billboards on top of the stores include: B.F. Goodrich Tires; Lawrence Barrett Cigar. A small sign above them: Foster & Kleiser Signs. Streetcar no. 516 is in image center. Two small boys with bundles of newspapers in their arms are walking on the street towards the streetcar. Two horse-drawn delivery wagons are on the street. Asahel Curtis
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    First Avenue, Looking North from Washington [Seattle]
    Creation Date: Mar. 1914
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.29396
    Call Number: 1943.42.29396
    Black and white glass plate negative elevated image of First Avenue, looking north from Washington Street, Seattle, King County, WA, March 1914. Three street cars and a few automobiles are on the street. Several pedestrials are on the sidewalks. Among the business signs at street level: Palace Theatre; Hotel State. Signs on tops of buildings include: Lowman & Hanford Co., Office Furniture; J. Aronson, Wines, Liquors. Asahel Curtis
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    Olympia Street Scene
    Creation Date: Aug. 3, 1906
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.1123
    Call Number: 1943.42.1123
    Black and white glass plate negative image of a commercial street, a dirt road, in Olympia, Thurston County, WA, Aug. 3, 1906. Two streetcars are in background. Signs in image left include vertical neon: Use Electric Light. At corner of a sign painted on a building: Foster & Kleiser. Sign at right edge of image: Hugh Ross the Druggist. [NOTE: a patron has identified this site as the northeast corner of 6th Avenue (now Legion Way) and Main Street (now Capitol Way), looking north along Main Street]. Asahel Curtis