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King County Archives

A repository of county government records
King County Archives
1215 E. Fir St.
Building A
Seattle, WA 98122

206-296-1538
archives@kingcounty.gov

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Waters of King County

sawmillexhibit

Sawmill and log rafts at Monohan, east Lake Sammamish, early twentieth century.

Gearexhibit

Survey crew standing beside Scherzer rolling gear mechanism, South Park bridge over the Duwamish Rive

Cedarexhibit

Cedar Grove Bridge, July 7, 1932. The Cedar River was a popular out-of-town recreation destination in the early twentieth century.

Duvallexhibit

Snoqualmie River bridge at Duvall, July 15, 1932.

FallCityexhibit

Concrete arch bridge over the Snoqualmie River at Fall City, c. 1925.

Mapexhibit

A hand-colored map, prepared by the King County Assessor's office in 1907 to estimate taxable timber resources, clearly shows the natural and built environment along southeast Lake Washington and the Cedar River.

Wharfexhibit

King County wharf at the foot of Prospect Street, southeast Lake Union, Seattle, June 1937.

Kimballexhibit

Citizen activists reviewing progress in the Kimball Creek Flood Control District, east King County, 1965.

Salmonexhibit

Citizen volunteers aiding in the protection of salmon habitat, 1990s.