Sketched May 18, 12:38 p.m. [Sketch location on my Seattle Sketcher Google Map] The highlight of my exploration of Port of Seattle parks this week (see previous post) was Jack Block Park. I couldn’t believe my luck when I got here. An observation deck 45 feet above the shoreline offers the closest view…More
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Sketched May 18, 2:33 p.m. They call them “hidden gems” for a reason. Several parks mantained by the Port of Seattle near terminals in Harbor Island and the Duwamish River are not easy to find. With names like Terminal 18 Public Access Park or Duwamish Public Access at Terminal 105, don’t bet on Google maps…More
July 13, 10:54 a.m. Cargo ship Maersk Kawasaki is being loaded at Port of Seattle’s Terminal 18. The staggering line of port cranes at Harbor Island draws my attention every time I drive by. They hulk like giant mechanical dinosaurs wrangling colorful Lego blocks. I’ve always thought the longshoremen who operate them must enjoy one…More
Sketched, July 13, 3:11 p.m. [Click sketch to view larger] Tuesday afternoon I had the opportunity to sketch this view of the Carnival Spirit before it was scheduled to sail off from Smith Cove Terminal, the home port for Alaska-bound cruises since April of 2009. I like to draw buildings, so it’s no surprise that…More