Duwamish Access III

Two large barges being moved both up and down river by tugs. A lot of containerized freight is staged up river for transport to Alaska. I know of two large operations, one either side of the river, that specialize in collecting and forwarding freight to Alaska ( one of which I actually did a job interview for about 30 years ago-fortunately I didn’t get the job). It’s not unusual to see vehicles of all types perched on top of a stack of containers heading north. What I found fascinating is that these barges draw little water and leave hardly a noticeable wake in the path. A small speedboat, on the other hand, will create all sorts of noise and a wake that sends the ducks scurrying and bobbing about :-).

About bluestar2012

Sixty nine year old photographer, cancer survivor living in Seattle, WA.

Posted on May 25, 2017, in Barge, boat, commerce, Duwamish River, Nikon D610, river, Seattle, Thoughts, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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