Tag Archives: Ballard Locks
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
What does a teenage Great Blue Heron look like?