Looking down on Railroad Avenue from the site of the Pike Place Market. On the far left is one of the “fish docks” noted above. At the center is the Gafney Pier. Built in 1902 it was an early finger pier north of the big ones built b rairoads south of Union Street. This was named for Mar Gaffney, however I know nothing about her except that she collected the rent checks. To the right of Gaffney is the Virginia Street Pier, which for much of its life was identified with pulp or newspring and supplying local publications with their paper needs. A trestle extended from the Virginia Street Pier to a warehouse on east side of Railroad Avenue. On the far right is the south end of the Orient Pier at the foot of Lenora Street.

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