Survey of Lakes Union and Washington for ship-canal to Elliott Bay. by United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Subject of the Public Printing

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Subjects:

  • Canals,
  • Waterways,
  • Elliott Bay (Wash.)

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Other titlesSurvey of Lakes Union and Washington for ship-canal to Elliott Bay
SeriesH.rp.1578
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
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Open LibraryOL15960967M

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The Lake Washington Ship Canal, which runs through the city of Seattle, connects the fresh water body of Lake Washington with the salt water inland sea of Puget Hiram M. Chittenden Locks accommodate the approximately foot ( m) difference in water level between Lake Washington and the sound.

The canal runs east–west and connects Union Bay, the Montlake Cut, Portage Bay, Lake Architect: Bebb and Gould, others. Western Washington University Western CEDAR Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference (Seattle, Wash.) Apr 6th, PM - PM Past, present, and future water quality in Lake Union/Ship Canal, Elliott Bay, and the Duwamish Estuary and the benefits of combined sewer overflow control and other projects Jim SimmondsAuthor: Jim Simmonds.

the Lake Washington Ship Canal, except in an area marked by four private buoys in the N part of Lake Union. The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, a double lock, and a fixed dam are at the narrows of the entrance to Salmon Bay, miles in from the sound.

The large lock, a two -chamber structure, has a clear length of feet. Sometime in the s, Harvey L. Pike (ca.

) begins work on cutting a channel between Union Bay on Lake Washington and Portage Bay on Lake Union. Pike does not progress very far and soon abandons his work but not the idea of canal.

Lake Washington Ship Canal near Shilshole Bay, Seattle, Photo by Alan Stein. Construction of Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, Photo by A. Curtis, Courtesy UW Special Collections () Hiram M. Chittenden Locks under construction, Courtesy National Archives.

Lake Union into Montlake Cut, Seattle, August   Elliott Bay. Elliott Bay is of course much larger than Lake Union, and the ship canal and the choppier saltwater makes it a more adventurous outing for boaters—all the more reason to reward yourself with a good meal.

Palisade on the south end of Magnolia adjoins Elliot Bay Marina. Small to mid-sized boats can slide into a few slips for three. Lake Washington Ship Canal, waterway, Seattle, Washington, U.S., 8 miles (13 km) long, with a minimum depth of feet ( metres), connecting Shilshole Bay (Puget Sound) with Lake Washington, passing through Lake Union, Portage Bay, and Union canal was constructed between and in order to carry coal from mining districts east of Lake Washington to.

In this People's History, Eleanor Boba explores the history of Yesler, an early settlement on the north shore of Union Bay on Seattle's Lake Washington shoreline. The town was platted in to support the lumber mill that Henry Yesler () built on the lake that year to replace his famous mill on Elliott Bay in downtown Seattle.

WHEN WE THINK of waters that define Seattle, which ones come to mind. Puget Sound and Elliott Bay, with Lake Washington and Lake Union close behind.

Perhaps Green Lake. Don’t forget the. This virtual event will be presented by Hachette Books, LANGSTON and the Elliott Bay Book Company and hosted on CROWDCAST.

Links will be distributed before the event. Tickets ($33) include a copy of Ijeoma's book, Mediocre OR a copy of Megan Rapinoe's book, One Life. Waterways; Shilshole Bay, and the portions of Puget Sound adjacent to Ballard on the N and West Seattle to the S of the entrance of Elliott Bay.

Seattle s freshwater inner harbor consists of Lakes Union and Washington, which are connected with each other and with Puget Sound by the Lake Washington Ship Canal. Most of the waterfront. Inthe Lake Washington Ship Canal will replace the log canal with canals cut through the Montlake Portage (now called Montlake Cut) and between Lake Union and Salmon Bay.

The Lake Washington Ship Canal can accommodate log booms and ships, and it will serve the lumber mills on the lake and bay into the s. Moving Logs and Coal. Canal. He confi ned Survey of Lakes Union and Washington for ship-canal to Elliott Bay.

book survey to the Shilshole Bay location proposed in the survey. His report also suggested a dam and lock at the mouth of Salmon Bay. A second lock would be placed at Lake Washington so that the lake could retain its el-evation, which was approximately 7 ft higher than Lake Union.

Washington Ship Canal Adjacent waters east of the entrance buoys at Shilshole Bay to yards east of Webster Point light entering Lake. Within yards of any shoreline, pier, restricted area or shore installation in all other waters of the City (Puget Sound, Elliott Bay, etc.). Sources: Kurt E. Armbruster, Orphan Road: The Railroad Comes to Seattle, (Pullman: Washington State University Press, ),; Michael J.

Chrzastowski, Historical Changes to Lake Washington and Route of the Lake Washington Ship Canal, King County, WA, U.S. (Reston, Virginia: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, ); Matthew Klingle, Emerald City: An. The ship canal (labeled the "Government Canal") by this time was partially dredged, but Salmon Bay, Lake Washington and Lake Union were only connected by smaller canals and remained at different elevations.

Semple's East and West Duwamish Waterways can be seen at the south end of Elliott Bay. Map IDSeattle Municipal Archives. 33 Seattle’s Aquatic Environments: Lake Union/Lake Washington Ship Canal System Lake Union/Lake Washington Ship Canal System The following write-up relies heavily on the Lake Union/Lake Washington Ship Canal Subarea Chapter by Douglas Houck (with substantial contributions by Deb Lester and Scott Brewer) of the Draft Reconnaissance Assessment – Habitat Factors that.

entering Salmon Bay. It is separated from Lake Washington by a low isthmus feet wide; there is no natural connecting water­ way but a passage was opened by means of a small canal called the Portage.

The botom of the lake is of very soft mud of considerable depth. Salmon Bay is part of the fresh water system of the Lake Washington ship canal. Until the s, small canals, wide enough for logs and small boats, existed between Lake Union and Lake Washington, and between Salmon Bay and Lake Union.

When the Lake Washington Ship Canal was built (the Government Locks opened on July 4, ), larger ships could get through, of great benefit to the mills. Elliott Bay - West Duwamish River. Port of Seattle. Lake Washington Ship Canal. O’Hara Corporation. Right of Entry – Temporary Barge Moorage Lake Union Waterway 8.

Seattle City Light. A Right of Entry - Temporary Utility Relocation. Free service, Lake Washington, Portage Bay, Duwamish, Gig Harbor and Liberty Bay. Seattle Sanitation Services Mobile services to Lake Union, Lake Washington, Shilshole, the Ship Canal.

South Lake Union (sometimes SLU) is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, so named because it is at the southern tip of Lake Union. The official boundaries of the City of Seattle Urban Center are Denny Way on the south, beyond which is Denny Triangle; Interstate 5 on the east, beyond which is Capitol Hill; Aurora Avenue N.

(State Route 99) on the west, beyond which is Lower Queen Anne; and. Duwamish Estuary/Inner Elliott Bay and Lake Union/Ship Canal Loadings Report Olivia Wright, Bob Bernhard, and Tim Clark Janu King County CSO WQA.

Study Questions Impairments. What are the existing and projected water quality impairments in receiving waters – Lake Washington Watershed PCB/PBDE Loadings Study (King. "Before the building of the Lake Washington Ship Canal, a small canal connected Lake Washington with Lake Union's Portage Bay.

This photo, taken aroundshows the. Chittenden's ship canal consisted of two cuts, one between Salmon Bay and Lake Union and one between Lake Union and Lake Washington, and a set of locks at the west end of Salmon Bay.

Popular alternatives before Chittenden's plan included a route from Elliott Bay through downtown and into Lake Union, or passing through Beacon Hill, or up through. Cummings’ book, “The River That When we think of waters that define Seattle, which ones come to mind.

Puget Sound and Elliott Bay, with Lake Washington and Lake Union close behind. and no rows of private, not for profit rowing and paddling clubs like there are on Lake Washington, Green Lake, Lake Union, and the Ship Canal.

As a site. Washington Ship Canal Adjacent waters east of the entrance buoys at Shilshole Bay to yards east of Webster Point light entering Lake Washington. Within yards of any shoreline, pier, restricted area or shore installation in all other waters of the City (Puget Sound, Elliott Bay.

Waterways Cruises and Events offers unforgettable dining cruises and events aboard beautiful yachts on Lake Union and Lake Washington in Seattle. Book now. Click here to view location N. Northlake Way Seattle, WA N.

Northlake Way Seattle, WA The grand opening of the Lake Washington Ship Canal was held on July 4, Designed by Seattle district engineer Hiram Chittenden of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the canal's construction was the result of more than five decades of discussion on how to connect the saltwater of Puget Sound to the freshwater of Lake Washington via Lake Union.

Waterfront areas along Puget Sound, Lakes Union and Washington, the Ship Canal, and central Seattle along Elliott Bay. Tide and shore land plat survey maps, ; Early twentieth century plans and photographs of county ferry facilities on Lakes Union and Washington; West Point area.

Historical map and photographs () of Fort Lawton area. Early plans for the ship canal included a second set of locks between Lake Washington and Lake Union that would’ve kept Lake Washington.

activity in the Lake Washington ship canal, Lake Union, and the northern portion of Lake Washington on the following schedule: on 20 Sep through on 25 Sep (Elliott Bay and Lower Duwamish); on 23 Sep through on 25 Sep (Upper Ship Canal, Lake Union, North Lake Washington).

The Fremont Cut of the Lake Washington Ship Canal is located in NWk.NE¼ and SEk Sec. 13, and in swk Sec. 18, TN., R 4E., of the Willamette Meridian. engineering feature traverses the Ross Addition and Dénny and Hoyt's. Addition to the Plat of Seattle. The Mont lake Cut of the Lake Washington Ship Canal is located in Sec.

View of the Duwamish River from a pedestrian bridge on the Green River Trail, Tukwila, Washington. Image Credit: Joe Mabel (CC ASA International) When we think of waters that define Seattle, which ones come to mind. Puget Sound and Elliott Bay, with Lake Washington and Lake Union close behind.

Perhaps Green Lake. Ship Canal. Hiram M. Chittenden, "Canal and Waterway," The Argus (16 December ): Scenic Beauty of Lake Washington. Hiram M. Chittenden, "Sentiment versus Utility in the Treatment of National Scenery," Pacific Monthly (January ), Remembrances of Lake Washington and Lake Union.

The Muckleshoot Tribe will continue gillnet salmon fishing activities in Elliott Bay and on the lower Duwamish River, and will commence fishing activity in the Lake Washington ship canal, Lake Union, and the northern portion of Lake Washington on the following schedule: on 20 Sep through on 25 Sep (Elliott Bay and Lower Duwamish).

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Census data released inthe Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at million, making it the 15th-largest in. Cruise Lake Union and enjoy the sights and sounds on this 2-hour cocktail cruise. Watch seaplane take-offs and landings up close and see the iconic Space Needle, Gas Works Park, the Fremont Bridge, and St.

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Mills move to Salmon Bay. Saw and shingle mills were first established on Salmon Bay in After the the Great Fire of destroyed 29 blocks of Seattle’s downtown business district, including Yesler’s Mill on Elliott Bay, Salmon Bay mills grew in number and significance, supplying lumber for much of the reconstruction of the city’s core.From the AKCHO Newsletter: Over the summer, the Metropolitan King County Council adopted a motion to support the designation of most of Washington’s saltwater coastline, including Puget Sound and extending through the Lake Washington Ship Canal to Lake Union, as a National Maritime Heritage Area.

“This designation celebrates Washington’s working waterfronts and maritime history,” said.Historically, construction of the Lake Washington Ship Canal drastically changed the inflow and outflow of the lake.

Before construction of the canalLake Washington's outlet was the Black River, which joined the Duwamish River and emptied into Elliott Bay. When the canal was opened the level of the lake dropped nearly nine feet ( m).

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