Photos by Tag: Anacortes

September 27th, 2023

Resting place before rains come

Bunny curled up in sun-splashed area that will soon be covered with water. Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP)

September 24th, 2023

Oyster Run rolls for 40th year

Oyster Run Anacortes 2023 drew thousands despite some Saturday and Sunday rain. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the regional event. As usual, Sunday’s downtown crowd included not only bikers but people who found their way to Commercial Avenue and side streets to enjoy the sights, sounds and excitement of the gathering. Business was […]

September 21st, 2023

Oyster Run: 2008

Who among us has not seen (and heard!) the thousands of bikes associated with the annual Oyster Run motorcycle event in Anacortes? These shots are from September 2008. The Oyster Run is scheduled this year on Sunday, September 24. 40th anniversary! Click here for details.

September 20th, 2023

Winter sun: January 2013

Historic New Wilson Hotel in downtown Anacortes. “Annie Curtis” art illuminated by the morning sun.

September 19th, 2023

In and out

State ferry Kaleetan and a sister boat pass each other in the Guemes Channel, one on the way to the San Juans and the other on a return trip to Anacortes. State ferries are a beautiful element of the “scenery” here in this neck of the woods.

September 18th, 2023

Oystercatchers: May 2020

It was a great day. A number of oystercatchers arrived at the beach near the ferry terminal, content to have me photograph them as they moved along the shoreline, drinking occasionally from the fresh water coming from the bluff above. A beautiful bird!

September 14th, 2023

Sails on the water

White sails on the water drew my attention. Plenty to see on Fidalgo Bay Wednesday night, with Mt. Baker in full display too.

September 8th, 2023

Canada Geese hang out on Fidalgo

Fun with Canada Geese the past couple of days on a west side Anacortes beach. Dozens the first day, fewer the second. Beautiful birds … noisy when they come and go.

September 6th, 2023

Yakima at DCI for scheduled maintenance

The state ferry “Yakima” is currently in drydock at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) in Anacortes for scheduled maintenance. According to Washington State Ferries (WSF) it is estimated to return to service on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands route in mid-October.

September 2nd, 2023

Timber in the water: August 2002

There was a day when it was not uncommon to find longshoremen dancing around on logs tied together in the Guemes Channel. The logs were lifted into cargo ships bound for destinations including Japan. Activity under the umbrella of the Port of Anacortes. This photo was taken near the former Wyman’s Marina near the base […]

September 2nd, 2023

Busy weekend for state ferries

Don’t be surprised to see higher traffic/pedestrian volume in Anacortes for Labor Day Weekend. State ferry customers should plan ahead for what is anticipated to be one of the busiest travel weekends in the last few years, according to Washington State Ferries (WSF). About 400,000 people are expected to travel throughout the ferry system between […]

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