The opening of the Latona Bridge, 1919

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Title

The opening of the Latona Bridge, 1919

Description

Historic photograph showing the complicated system used to open the Latona Bridge after the completion of the Lake Washington Ship Canal. A drawbridge system opened the trolley portion of the bridge, while the side devoted to pedestrians and other vehicular traffic swung to the side to open.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Paul Dorpat, Seattle's University District -- a Slideshow of its Early History (1890-1919), January 1, 2000

Publisher

HistoryLink, http://historylink.org/index.cfm?Displaypage=slideshow.cfm&fileId=7084&frame=58

Date

1919

Contributor

Mazohra Thami

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

historic photograph

Citation

Unknown, “The opening of the Latona Bridge, 1919,” Lake Union Laboratory/ LULab, accessed July 24, 2019, http://lulab.be.washington.edu/omeka/items/show/372.

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