Looking Back

December 18, 2022

Christmas gold: 2015

The arrival of this little beauty to our backyard on Christmas Day 2015 was a special holiday treat.

December 17, 2022

Mt. Erie on ice: 2002

Photograph taken from Irene Cameron’s place at Lake Cammpbell. Barn has since collapsed.

December 14, 2022

Horsedrawn trolley, Christmas 2013

This scene features the Downtown Anacortes horsedrawn trolley sponsored by the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce. Late November 2013 at the Majestic Inn. See Anacortes.org for details about this year’s Christmas activities.

December 13, 2022

Oyster catchers: 2002

I love these birds. This shot was taken at Seafarers’ Memorial Park in December 2002.

December 12, 2022

Drop the pins, rack up the points

Remember when bowling a few frames was an option? 2009 photo at San Juan Lanes, Commercial Avenue. Now the building is gone.

December 7, 2022

Classic rolls down the road: 2015

I didn’t get any particulars as this driver was on the move, but I sure enjoyed the encounter. “O” Avenue and 41st Street, 2015.

December 6, 2022

Christmas tree topper 2015

At Christmas time in 2015 the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce featured a community Christmas tree composed of stacked crab pots. This was the topper that year.

December 3, 2022

Bill enjoys Christmas Parade: 2002

The late Bill Mitchell, Anacortes muralist and historian, loved a parade! Here he is in the 2002 parade, busy promoting a fishing museum.

December 2, 2022

Christmas parade 2007

Anacortes High School Marching Band, Anacortes Christmas Parade 2007.

November 7, 2022

Unique breakwater: 50 years ago

Brother Nick Steen from Georgia shared this photo he took about 50 years ago! La Merced, serving as a breakwater at Lovric’s SeaCraft on the Guemes Channel in Anacortes. Also attached is a more up to date photo I took a couple of years back.

November 6, 2022

Logs through Pass: 50 years ago

I was excited this week to receive two images taken about 50 years ago by brother Nick Steen. The first was this photo of a classic tugboat towing a log boom east under Deception Pass Bridge. Will share the other image, also of the maritime variety, later this week. Thanks, Nick! (Now a resident of […]

November 3, 2022

Fog over the pass: 2005

Fog sweeps over Deception Pass Bridge, as viewed from Fidalgo Island. 2005.

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