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These files contain 2x3 and 4x5 negatives, cellulose nitrate negatives, prints, glass lantern and color slides. Bob Brittain, photographer for the Department of Public Works from 1968-1997, collected, maintained, and used early images for his work. Later files contain Brittain's own work. Topics include: roads, bridges, accidents, construction, floods and flood damage, Boeing field, aircraft, aerial views, ecology, scenery, machinery, work methods and workers.Please contact the Archives with questions, or to schedule a viewing appointment.

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Women building airplanes
(Photo ID: 95-005-1752-N)    
BFI [Boeing Field] runway striping, 1972
(Photo ID: 95-005-5374)
(Photo ID: 95-005-0824-P)

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North Trunk Road [now Aurora Avenue]
(Photo ID: 95-005-0272-N)
Richmond Beach Sewer Construction, 1941
(Photo ID: 95-005-1573-P)
Construction of West Side Lake Sammamish Extension [now W Lake Sammamish Parkway]
(Photo ID: 95-005-2518-P)

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Earthquake damage under 16th Avenue S Bridge, 1965
(Photo ID: 457)
Bridge 122-I on North Fork Road over the Snoqualmie River, 1917
(Photo ID: 95-005-0692-PG)
Ferry landing at Roshilla Trestle on Maury Island
(Photo ID: 95-005-0613-PG)


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