This past week, while in Seattle, we took one of those two hour tours, which turned out safer than for the Gilligan Island crew. We traveled from Union Bay over to Lake Washington and back on a sunny, breezy day, taking in the sites. Part of that boat excursion was to travel along the Montlake Cut. I am posting a few photos of the outing and showing some old, historical photos via the very informative DorpatSherrardLomont historical site.
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The two bottom, historical images are courtesy of Dorpat~Sherrard~Lomont WP blog. A lovely resources for Seattle history, and in particular the Montlake Cut
“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be
satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”