Pier-3-CHANGES-THEN

THEN: Snapped from the Fire Station #5 tower in late 1901 (or early 1902) it nicely displays the then new Northern Pacific Piers facing a widened Railroad Ave. (Alaskan Way) north of Madison Street.  In two years more and the trestle for wagons and rail spurs would be completed across the watery gap in the foreground.  (Courtesy Larry Hoffman)

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