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    [logging railroad track near Lake Crescent]
    Creation Date: Jun. 6, 1919
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.38061
    Call Number: Curtis 38061 Album 164A p. 77
    photographic print in album, view of logging railroad track near Lake Crescent, Clallam County, Wa, Asahel Curtis, photographer, June 6, 1919. The railroad was constructed by the U.S. Army Spruce Production Division to transport spruce logs to Fort Vancouver and other sites.
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    Glacier Peak
    Creation Date: Oct. 15, 1909
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.15868
    Call Number: Curtis 15768
    photographic print, Glacier Peak, from near the 7,000 foot level, looking across White Chuck, Asahel Curtis, photographer, Oct. 15, 1909.
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    Tacoma Stadium Bowl Performance
    Creation Date: Jun. 2, 1915
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.32710
    Call Number: Curtis 32710
    Glass plate negative, taken June 2, 1915, one of 2 plates forming a distant panoramic view of a celebration at Stadium Bowl, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA. The bowl is filled with spectators, and Stadium High School is visible in the background. A grandstand, with possibly 2 musical groups seated on it, is at the far end of the field. A large group of women wearing light and dark gymnasium suits stand in rows in formation on the field. A group of women in light colored clothing stand close together at the near end of the field. Asahel Curtis, photographer.
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    [logging railroad track]
    Creation Date: ca.1918
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.38067
    Call Number: Curtis 38067 Album 164A p. 73
    photographic print in album, view of logging railroad track and clearcut in Clallam County, Wa. Asahel Curtis, photographer, circa 1918. The railroad was constructed by the U.S. Army Spruce Production Division to transport spruce logs to Fort Vancouver and other sites.
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    Asahel Curtis at work in his Studio
    Creation Date: 1939
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.64117
    Call Number: 1943.42.64117
    Photographic print and safety negative, Asahel Curtis at work in his photography studio darkroom, 1939. Curtis leans over large developing print tray, various bottles of chemicals are located on the shelf above the tray.
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    [Victory Loan Flying Circus]
    Creation Date: Apr. 23, 1919
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.37924
    Call Number: Curtis 37924 Nitrate Room
    Nitrate negative, image of the Victory Loan Flying Circus airplanes being assembled by mechanics in preparation for an air show performance in Seattle, Wa., Asahel Curtis, photographer, April 23, 1919. An automobile with an attached flat bed trailer is parked next to the partially assembled airplane.
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    Roosevelt Elk in Olympic Mountains, Washington
    Creation Date: ca. 1935
    Catalog ID: C1985.22.6
    Photograph of a forest and meadow scene, identified as the Olympic Mountain Range, Jefferson County. The image is dominated by a meadow with a small pond in its center. Gathered around and in the pond is a herd of elk. In the background are evergreen trees.
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    [Stream, Olympic national forest]
    Creation Date: ca. 1935
    Catalog ID: C1985.22.2
    Photograph of a forest and stream scene, identified as the Olympic Mountain Range, Jefferson County. Running down the center of the image, over rocks and boulders, is a whitewater mountain stream or river. Trees and shrubs line both sides of the river.
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    "On the Skyline Trail"
    Creation Date: 1917
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.40039
    Call Number: Curtis 40039, Album 102 p.47
    photographic print, "On the Skyline Trail" Mount Rainier National Park, Asahel Curtis photographer, 1917. Group of five men and two women ride horses across partial snowfield, at Mount Rainier National Park, the summit of Mount Rainier is visible in the background. One of a series of Mount Rainier photographs.
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    [Puget Sound Electric Railway, Edgewood]
    Creation Date: Sep. 1, 1920
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.36441
    Call Number: Curtis 36441
    nitrate and safety negatives, view of the Puget Sound Electric Railway interurban train track, Pierce County, Edgewood, Washington, Asahel Curtis, photographer, Sept. 1, 1920. Railroad crossing sign, station, dirt road, automobile, and surrounding houses are visible. The train is not visible.