Tacoma-Indusrtral-Pan-WEB

Industiral Tacoma, 1927, from the local photo studio of Chapin Bowen. Perhaps Chapin himself steppted to the roof the the nearly new 18-story Washington Bulding to record this pan. It includes, far left, our primary subject of the day, the Tacoma Hotel. The 11th Street lift bridge, now named the Murray Morgan Bridge, is near the center of the pan. Far right the dome top of the Northern Pacific Depot appears above the slender chimney and beyond the “Your Credit is Good” sign. Jean and I used this pan in our Washington Then and Now book, where it and its repeat are spread across pages 54 and 55.

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