Tag Archives: Ballard Locks
In 2016-2017 we have observed the hundredth anniversary of Seattle’s ship canal which spans the city and joins its freshwater Lakes Union and Washington to the saltwater Puget Sound. This year as part of the Making the Cut 100 centennial … Continue reading
July 4, 1917 was the official opening day of the Ballard Locks in Seattle. On that day one hundred years ago, the SS Roosevelt led a marine parade of commercial and pleasure craft through the ship canal into Lake Union. On … Continue reading
Seattle’s Ship Canal crosses the city like a waistline, joining the freshwater Lake Washington to the waters of Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean beyond. The building of the Ship Canal in 1911-1917 was one of the biggest events in … Continue reading
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