items tagged with elwha

November 3, 2008

Prop job

State vessel “Sealth” left Anacortes last week and the “Elwha” slipped in right after her. Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) has the state ferry in drydock at the north end of Commercial Avenue. Work Monday afternoon included a cleaning of a … Continue reading

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September 27, 2006

Rooftop view

September can be a awesome month in terms of weather. This was the view Tuesday afternoon from the New Wilson Hotel looking north toward the Guemes Channel. That’s the Majestic Inn and Spa, the state ferry Elwha in drydock and … Continue reading

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July 10, 2006

Drydock project

Look to the wet end of Commercial Avenue these days and you’ll spot the superstructure of the state ferry Elwha, in town for awhile to undergo maintenance and repairs. Currently the vessel is in drydock, just outside the front door … Continue reading

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April 10, 2006

Driving the Elwha

Little Geoffrey Hamilton of Anacortes “took the wheel” a week ago on the MV Elwha’s inaugural run from Anacortes to Sidney, British Columbia. He’s a bright boy, and seemed to understand everyone would be all right even if he abandoned … Continue reading

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April 8, 2006

Elwha off route

Less than one week after the re-opening of the Anacortes to Sidney, B.C. run, the WSF vessel Elwha is out of service, towed to Anacortes Friday with electrical problems. This photo was taken last Sunday during an inaugural 2006 sailing … Continue reading

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October 21, 2005

Stay the course

Historic elements of state ferrying days gone by include this ship’s wheel mounted in the bow area of the Elwha. Old equipment is also mounted on a wall inside the ferry terminal at Ship’s Harbor in Anacortes.

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October 1, 2005

Window seat

Just a few weeks ago, this front row bench on the bow of the state ferry Elwha would have been filled with passengers eager to see the wonders of the San Juans. On a rainy Thursday morning two weeks into … Continue reading

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