Photos by Tag: guemes channel

March 8th, 2022

Time for a comeback?

It’s garden decor now, but given mushrooming gas prices, we might be seeing this mode of transportation make a comeback. Overlooking Guemes Channel.

January 8th, 2022

Shorebirds put on a show

I wasn’t exactly speedwalking … too many distractions offshore this morning on the Guemes Channel. Among birds who cooperated for photos were mergansers, loons, golden eyes and scoters. No cooperation whatsoever from a hummingbird that teased me briefly before headed for upland trees. An island wonderland.

September 13th, 2021

American Constellation cruises Guemes Channel

Cruise ship American Constellation heads up Guemes Channel Monday morning on the way to the Port of Anacortes’ historic Curtis Wharf.

August 9th, 2021

Tug Glen Cove on Guemes Channel

Tugboat Glen Cove churns past Ship Harbor.

May 7th, 2021

Baker, tug & Northern Hawk: 2015

Two of my favorite photography subjects — Mt. Baker and a Dunlap tug — are featured in this Guemes Channel scene from June 2015. The Dunlap tug “Port Gardner” is dwarfed by the “Northern Hawk,” vessel under tow from the Anacortes Port District pier.

May 2nd, 2021

Longshoremen load petroleum coke

A shipment of petroleum coke from the Shell Refinery is loaded aboard the Santa Johanna, Port of Anacortes Pier 2 on the Guemes Channel.

February 21st, 2021

Guemes Channel dockhouse: 2006

Evidence that I have dabbled with art effects before. Dock house on Guemes Channel, October 2006, with watercolor effect.

February 9th, 2021

Here I am!

There were two male hooded mergansers and only one female … so I’m guessing this male’s posture and “audible” were intended to set himself apart.

October 2nd, 2020

Always beautiful

Mt. Baker, as viewed from a beach on the west side of Anacortes, Guemes Channel in the foreground.

August 12th, 2020

Island clouds

View from an Anacortes beach, Cypress Island in background.

July 11th, 2020

Wharf house on channel

I took this photo in 2004. A small wharf house on the Guemes Channel, next door to Anchor Cove Marina.

May 13th, 2020

Ferry meets schooner

State ferry “Kitsap” makes the turn toward Ship Harbor, moving into this photograph with three-masted schooner “Distant Drummer,” anchored in the Guemes Channel.

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