That Man Thomson

By: Thomson, R. H.

Price: $144.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Light orange cloth boards of book are oddly though slightly curved to dish the back cover, corners are sharp, very little edge wear. Inside front cover has what appears to be cutting from dust jacket pasted to it, front endpaper has random stamps pasted to it and remnants of something torn away. Back paste-down endpaper has been covered with neatly pasted clipping from Seattle Sunday Times with Thomson in large illustration with "The brains of the Administration". Page block is neat and clean with no marking of any kind, save date on contents page, binding solid. Contents include: Intro, Seattle in the eighties, The years of preparation, My work as city engineer begins, The impossible north tunnel and the sewer system, The railroad franchise fight, The Cedar River water system, The regrades, City light, The port, Lake Washington canal and the Duwamish Waterway, Federal appropriation for construction of the locks, The title to the site of the locks, Did you get everything done? "A Personal Record of the Dynamic City Engineer Who Foresaw and Shaped Seattle's Spectacular Rise from a Pioneer Outpost to a Great Metropolitan Seaport." 134 pages.

Title: That Man Thomson

Author: Thomson, R. H.

Categories: History, General, Northwest,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: University of Washington Press: 1950

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 133589

Keywords: Seattle History Engineering, Reginald H. Thomson Public Works Building Inspector, Bridges Wharves, Auditor Mayor Moore, ,