West View Eighth Street.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



Collection

Citation

Unknown., “West View Eighth Street.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed September 1, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8498.

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Title

West View Eighth Street.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Ellensburg (Wash.) -- Streets, Historic; Historic streets -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Streets -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Residential street -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Dwellings -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Eighth Street (Ellensburg, Wash.); Schnebly (Charles B.) House (Ellensburg, Wash.); Davidson (John B.) House (Ellensburg, Wash.); Kauffman (Ralph) House (Ellensburg, Wash.);

Description

Taken from the newly constructed Barge Hall tower on the Washington State Normal School campus, the photograph provides a panoramic view looking down Eighth Street. Many large, comfortable homes that lined Eighth Street at the end of the 19th century were the homes of well established families. The small house on the south side of the street on left was the Charles P. Schnebly home. The large white house in the distance was the home of Judge John B. Davidson and his family. In 1934, this house to move to the corner of Sixth and Sprague. Judge Ralph Kauffman resided in the third house on the right. The Northern Pacific Railroad train can be seen in the background.

Creator

Unknown.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1897.

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be requested from the director of the Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection. Please contact at 209 N. Ruby St.. Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-7252.

Type

6 1/2" x 9 1/2" b/w glossy and 6" x 9 1/2" b/w matte reprints of original photograph.

Identifier

STS-037