4 edition of Ferry tales from Puget Sound found in the catalog.
Ferry tales from Puget Sound
|Statement||editor, Joyce Delbridge ; poetry editor, Nancy Rekow ; art editor, Elizabeth Zwick.|
|LC Classifications||PS509.F46 F47 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||104 p. :|
|Number of Pages||104|
|LC Control Number||86050007|
Washington State Ferries operates the largest ferry fleet in the United States. 21 ferries cross Puget Sound and its inland waterways, carrying over 23 million passengers. From Tacoma, Washington, to Sidney, British Columbia, we travel up and down the Sound, acting as a marine highway for commercial users, tourists and daily commuters alike. The Puget Sound Navigation Company (PSNC) was founded by Charles E. Peabody in It operated a fleet of steamboats and ferries on Puget Sound in Washington and the Georgia Strait in British colloquially as the Black Ball Line, the PSNC achieved a "virtual monopoly" on cross-sound traffic in the s and competed with the Canadian Pacific Railway's steamships on several .
Sure, the Washington State Ferry system has long been maligned - not without some good reasons. But when you visit the Seattle area, you simply MUST get out on the water and see the cities from Puget Sound and/or Elliott Bay (Elliott Bay is the one in Seattle; Puget Sound is the huge body of salt water that includes all the glorious islands and peninsulas of the Northwest corner of 5/5(K). Puget Sound ferry ride - Duration: Chuck Taylor 8, views. 'JO-EL III', Do You Also Think 'ARKLOW ABBEY' Will Never Fit Through? - #NL - Duration:
Ferry crew blamed in probe into accident that sank boat Though fog covered much of the Puget Sound region that week, visibility was at least one mile, shortly after 1 p.m. for about four. According to the Longview Daily News (Sat.-Sun., June , , courtesy "" website, ), in Walter Coates started a ferry service with two wooden boats running from Cathlamet, Washington, to Puget Island to Westport, sold his boats in Between and Arthur W. Houchen operated a boat and barge service between Cathlamet, Puget Island, and.
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Ferry Tales from Puget Sound: A Collection of Stories, Poems and Anecdotes5/5(1). From the wooden Mosquito Fleet to the sleek art deco Kalakala, the ferries of Puget Sound serve as a cultural icon to visitors and locals alike.
Running from Point Defiance to Sidney, British Columbia, the Washington State ferry system is the single largest tourist attraction in the state, with 28 routes and 23 million riders annually/5(13).
Get this from a library. Ferry tales from Puget Sound: a collection of stories, poems & anecdotes. [Joyce Delbridge;]. The event is part of Kitsap Regional Library’s “Ferry Tales” program, and I can’t think of a better venue for a book about foraging, fishing, cooking and eating from Puget Sound than literally on Puget Sound.
So, if you happen to be in the area and feel up for a little boat ride, jump on the ferry and check it out. Ferry Tales, part of the Routledge Innovative Ethnographies series can be purchased online.
The audio documentaries accompanying the book can be accessed by clicking on the left navigation tab. Also available here are photos, maps, location essays, as well as five bonus essays: Wishes and acknowledgment One sailing wait (book introduction).
Ferry Tales From Puget Sound A Collection of Stories, Poems, & Anecdotes (Book). Get this from a library. Ferry tales from Puget Sound and Georgia Strait: a collection of stories, poems & anecdotes. [Joyce Delbridge;]. Puget Sound continues to be a vital link between cities, well into the era of smart phones and self-driving cars.
From the recycled ferries of San Francisco Bay to the elegant pocket liners of the Canadian Pacific Railway, transporting people from one isolated community to another has grown to carrying 25 million commuters and tourists every year. Enjoy the most beautiful views of the Puget Sound--leave your car behind and be a world away in under 30 min.
Adventure awaits. Whale watch in the San Juans or day trip to Bainbridge Island. Strategies are being developed for quieting vessels in areas most important to orca whales. Sights and sounds of the ferry MV Wenatchee, part of the Washington State Ferries system, on Puget Sound.
This was the Seattle-to-Bainbridge Island p.m. sailing on Nov. 12, The Northwest’s five best ferry rides. It’s a breezy day on Puget Sound as I hurry aboard the MV Quinault for the ride from Keystone to Port Townsend, Washington. Northwesterners know that the ferry on this route can really rock and roll as it shoots across.
The book contains close to rare and unique photos of the car ferries on Puget Sound from their beginnings as converted steamers to the new Olympic Class vessels of Washington State Ferries--mostly in color, the oldest of which is a shot of the Rosario dating from Amazon has the book available for pre-order HERE.
and still available. a portrait of a ship by paul c morris – book review: book review: mjelde, michael jay – review by: mar: a ride on the steamer hyak: orphans, elliott bay to poulsbo: nelson, doris: mar: a sea letter: chief engineer on ss umatilla to wife in philadelphia: neiman, william: mar: a sea voyage to puget sound in The ferry Kalakala was launched from the Lake Washington Shipyards, in Kirkland, on July 2, Between andthe streamlined ferry plied the waters of Puget Sound, carrying commuting workers between Seattle and the naval shipyard in Bremerton.
Puget Sound is an estuary, a semi-enclosed body of water in which salt water from the nearby Pacific Ocean mixes with fresh water runoff from the surrounding watershed in western Washington, it is a sheltered arm of ocean between Seattle and the mainland of Washington State to the east and the Olympic Peninsula to the west.
The southern boundary is marked by where the mainland and the. Roam the island a bit, then time your eastbound return across Puget Sound for dusk―the sun setting over the Olympics turns Seattle skyscrapers into molten gold. The one-hour trip runs daily.
FARE: Passengers (round-trip) $, $3 ages 65 and over, $ ages 5–17; vehicle and driver $, $ ages 65 and over. Rome2rio makes travelling from Victoria to Puget Sound easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.
Find all the transport options for your trip from Victoria to Puget Sound right here. Enjoy our Grand Puget Sound Cruise visiting San Juan Islands, Butchart Gardens Museums & more on a Small Cruise Ship. Day Cruise round trip from Seattle A short ferry ride from Seattle, Bremerton is one of the most scenic cities in the Northwest.
Located on the protected harbors of Puget Sound, this charming city is the gateway to. Our flagship program is a book group called Ferry a month, I ride the ferry between Seattle and Bainbridge Island.
In the direction of. As any Puget Sounder knows, ferry travel around here can be either, well, a nightmare (hours-long line, restless kids, endless snacks) or a ferry tale (you drive right on and enjoy a scenic, leisurely trip punctuated by whale-spotting and a gorgeous sunset).
Seattle Ferry Service Day Tours: Ferry across Puget Sound - See 74 traveler reviews, 57 candid photos, and great deals for Seattle, WA, at Tripadvisor.5/5(74).Buy Northwest Ferry Tales: Collection of Stories, Poems and Anecdotes from Washington, British Columbia and Alaska by Joyce Delbridge online at Alibris.
We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.Bremerton route where the ferry remained very popular with commuters.
As diesel began to displace steam on Puget Sound, the Seattle’s days were numbered. The Kalakala appeared indisplacing the Seattle to the Seattle-Indianola-Suquamish run—much to the consternation of Bremerton commuters.