A real bird’s eye view! That’s the Seattle Space Needle that we know and love.
It was described as: “Jewels gleamed from the intellect and imagination from some of the finest minds of America”. In the1962 world fair, It drew over 2.3 million visitors, when nearly 20,000 people a day used its elevators. Now you can eat at the SkyCity restaurant, and really feel like you are on top of the world!
This is the John Burnard daughters. It was taken on Cromwell T. Oliver’s farm on East Hill (near Panther Lake) in Kent, c.1923. Noted are: Ida Burnard Oliver, Ada Burnard Clark, Effie Bernard Engstrom and Elspeth Burnard Martin.
This is from a glass plate negative taken around 1900 by Clark Studios. It is men making cedar shakes out of old growth wood on Kent’s East Hill. You can see the smoke stack of the “donkey” in the background.