PikePier-Ruins-c1881-WEB

Here’s the ruins of what until 1878 was the largest structure in Seattle, the Pike Street Wharf and Coal Bunkers. This view, ca. 1881, is part of a panorama photographed from what replace it, the even bigger King Street Coal Wharf. Not the front hump of Denny Hill on the right, and Queen Anne hill on the left. In between them is the back hump – or summit – of

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