Duwamish Waterway map superimposed on a map of the formerly winding Duwamish River

  • By HistoryLink.org Staff
  • Posted 2/20/2001
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 2993

This is a map that shows the straight and deep Duwamish Waterway superimposed on the formerly meandering Duwamish River. The Duwamish River flowed through south Seattle into Elliott Bay. The straightening of the river began in October 1913. Map from Duwamish Diary by R. Foisy, 1949. Click on the map to view a larger version.

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