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Gas Food Lodging, By University of Washington Libraries

Jump behind the wheel, grab a bite to eat, and find a nice place to stay in this collection of historic images from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

About UW Libraries Digital Collections
Our collections feature materials from the University of Washington Libraries, University of Washington Faculty and Departments, and organizations that have participated in partner projects with the UW. Collections are primarily pictorial, although some have accompanying essays and text. Other media are presented, such as newspapers, reports, pamphlets, posters and maps. The emphasis of these collections is on rare and unique materials.
Interior passenger seating area of a Boeing 247 airplane
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Women and children on an automobile outing

Women and children on an automobile outing, ca. 1910 ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Automobiles.Women.Children.Portraits, Group..Digital Collection: .Transportation Collection.content.lib.washington... more

Hilton Inn interior

Hilton Inn interior, n.d...Photographer: .Hupy, Art..Subjects (LCSH):.Hilton Inn.Terrazzo--Washington (State) ..Digital Collection: .Modern Photographers Collection.content.lib.washington.edu/hupyweb/index.html... more

Called a Home

Called a Home..Photographer: .Koike, Kyo..Subjects (LCTGM):.Shantyboats--Washington (State).Dwellings--Washington (State).Bodies of water--Washington (State) ..Digital Collection: .Modern Photographers Collecti... more

Senator Henry M. Jackson talking with a group of people at an Airstream trailer park during his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination

Senator Henry M. Jackson talking with a group of people at an Airstream trailer park during his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, 1976..Photographer: .Conklin, Paul S...Subjects (LCSH):.Jacks... more

Milwaukee Road diner car interior

Milwaukee Road diner car interior, n.d...Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Railroad dining cars.Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad Company.Portraits, Group..Digital Collection: .Transport... more

Interior of streetcar with passengers, Seattle

Interior of streetcar with passengers, n.d. ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Electric railroads--Washington (State)--Seattle--Cars.Street-railroads--Washington (State)--Seattle..Digital Collection: .S... more

Automobile touring, White River Valley

Automobile touring, White River Valley..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Automobiles--Washington (State)--White River Valley.Automobile driving--Washington (State)--White River Valley.Sightseers--Washin... more

Waitresses and crew of Schafer Brothers Logging Company 2-6-2 side-tank locomotive no. 10

Waitresses and crew of Schafer Brothers Logging Company 2-6-2 side-tank locomotive no. 10, n.d...Photographer: .Kinsey, Clark..Subjects (LCSH):.Waitresses--Washington (State)--Grays Harbor County.Locomotive eng... more

Pig 'n Whistle restaurant advertisement, Seattle, Washington

Pig 'n Whistle restaurant advertisement, Seattle, Washington..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Advertising--Restaurants--Washington (State)--Seattle..Digital Collection: .Seattle Photograph Collection.c... more

Hotel Seattle, James St. and Yesler Way

Hotel Seattle, James St. and Yesler Way..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Hotel Seattle (Seattle, Wash.).Pioneer Square (Seattle, Wash.).Pioneer Square-Skid Road Historic District--Washington (State)--S... more

Students in home economics showing girls learning cooking skills, Washington

Students in home economics showing girls learning cooking skills..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Home economics students--Washington (State).Girls--Washington (State).Cookery--Study and teaching--Wash... more

Boeing airplane plant interior

Boeing airplane plant interior, n.d. ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Airplanes--Washington (State)--Seattle.Boeing Aircraft Company.Airplane industry--Washington (State)--Seattle.Crowds--Washington (... more

Packing Carsten's weiner sausages on an assembly line, Tacoma, Washington

Packing Carsten's weiner sausages on an assembly line, Tacoma, Washington..Photographer: .Turner Richards Studio..Subjects (LCSH):.Meat industry and trade--Washington (State).Meat industry and trade--Employees.... more

Worker's cabin, Scenic, Washington

Worker's cabin, Scenic, Washington..Photographer: .Pickett, Lee..Subjects (LCSH):.Construction camps--Washington (State)--Scenic.Cabins--Washington (State)--Scenic ..Digital Collection: .Lee Pickett Photographs... more

Burned dormitory, State College of Washington, Pullman, Washington

Burned dormitory, State College of Washington, Pullman, Washington, 1897 ..Photographer: .Taylor, Lachlan..Subjects (LCSH):.Ferry Hall.Dormitories--Washington (State)--Pullman.Washington State University.Univer... more

Lewis Hall, men's dormitory interior, University of Washington

Lewis Hall, men's dormitory interior, University of Washington, ca. 1900 ..Photographer: .Unknown..Digital Collection: .University of Washington Campus Photographs.content.lib.washington.edu/uwcampusweb/index.h... more

Steamer Humboldt with passengers departing for Nome

Steamer Humboldt with passengers departing for Nome, June 2, 1901..Photographer: .Curtis, Asahel..Subjects (LCSH):.Humboldt (Steamship).Steamships--Washington (State)--Seattle.Passengers--Washington (State)--Se... more

Cedar stump house, Edgecomb, Washington

Cedar stump house, Edgecomb, Washington, ca. 1901 ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Dwellings--Washington (State)--Edgecomb.Cedar--Washington (State)--Edgecomb.Tree stumps--Washington (State)--Edgecomb... more

Cedar stump house, Edgecomb, Washington

Cedar stump house, Edgecomb, Washington, 1901 ..Photographer: .Kinsey, Darius..Subjects (LCSH):.Dwellings--Washington (State)--Edgecomb.Cedar--Washington (State)--Edgecomb ..Digital Collection: .Darius Kinsey P... more

Homesteaders seated outside in garden surrounding house, probably Washington State

Homesteaders seated outside in garden surrounding house, probably Washington State, ca. 1905..Photographer: .Barnes, Albert Henry..Subjects (LCTGM):.Homesteading--Washington (State).Dwellings--Washington (State... more

Ortie Bowen and wife on the porch of a cabin in forest setting, Washington State

Ortie Bowen and wife on the porch of a cabin in forest setting, Washington, ca. 1906..Photographer: .Barnes, Albert Henry..Subjects (LCSH):.Bowen, Ortie.Bowen, Ortie, Mrs. ..Digital Collection: .Albert Henry Ba... more

Canadian Pacific Railroad Hotel and Mount Stephen, Field, British Columbia

Canadian Pacific Railroad Hotel and Mount Stephen, Field, British Columbia, ca. 1908 ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Mount Stephen House.Mount Stephen (B.C.).Field (B.C.)--Buildings, structrues, etc.... more

Women on outing with automobile

Women on outing with automobile, ca. 1909..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Automobiles.Women.Dogs.Portraits, Group..Digital Collection: .Transportation Collection.content.lib.washington.edu/transportat... more

Automobile at the entrance to Mount Rainier National Park

Automobile at the entrance to Mount Rainier National Park, 1910..Photographer: .Curtis, Asahel..Subjects (LCSH):.Automobiles--Washington (State)--Mount Rainier National Park.Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.).... more

Seattle Taxicab Company Advertisement

Seattle Taxicab Company Advertisement, 1911..Subjects (LCTGM):.Taxicabs.Taxicab drivers.Automobiles ..Digital Collection: .Early Advertising .content.lib.washington.edu/advertweb/index.html ( http://content.lib... more

Unidentified woman sitting with dog on porch, Washington State

Unidentified woman sitting with dog on porch, Washington State, ca. 1915..Photographer: .Barnes, Albert Henry..Subjects (LCTGM):.Women--Clothing & dress--Washington (State).Dogs--Washington (State).Porches-... more

John Schafer with wife Neta Smith Schafer and daughter Bernice beside 1922 Buick Six automobile at railroad logging camp

John Schafer with wife Neta Smith Schafer and daughter Bernice beside 1922 Buick Six automobile at railroad logging camp, ca. 1924..Photographer: .Kinsey, Clark..Subjects (LCSH):.Schafer, John, 1893-1956.Schafe... more

Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia

Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, ca. 1923..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Hotel Vancouver (Vancouver, B.C.).Vancouver (B.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc...Digital Collection: .Alaska, Wes... more

Big Four Inn, Snohomish County, Washington

Big Four Inn, Snohomish County, Washington, ca. 1923 ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Big Four Inn (Snohomish County, Wash.).Hartford Eastern Railway.Hotels--Washington (State)--Snohomish County..Digi... more

Two men standing atop wrecked locomotive on the Great Northern Railway tracks

Two men standing atop wrecked locomotive on the Great Northern Railway tracks, 1926..Photographer: .Pickett, Lee..Subjects (LCSH):.Railroad accidents--Washington (State)--Snohomish County.Railroad locomotives--... more

Wooded road, Washington

Wooded road, Washington, ca. 1927 ..Photographer: .Curtis, Asahel..Subjects (LCSH):.Roads--Washington (State).Automobiles--Washington (State).Trees--Washington (State)..Digital Collection: .Transportation Colle... more

Aboard a locomotive crossing the Danube near Vienna

Aboard a locomotive crossing the Danube near Vienna, ca. 1930 ..Photographer: .Kassowitz, Ernst ..Subjects (LCSH):.Locomotive engineers--Austria ..Digital Collection: .Modern Photographers Collection.content.li... more

Bus driver, Washington State

Bus driver, Washington State..Photographer: .Clifford, Howard..Subjects (LCTGM):.Bus drivers--Washington (State).Women--Washington (State) ..Digital Collection: .Society and Culture Collection.content.lib.washi... more

Boeing P-26A Peashooter

Boeing P-26A Peashooter, ca. 1933 ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Boeing P-26 (Fighter plane).Boeing airplanes.Airplanes..Digital Collection: .Transportation Collection.content.lib.washington.edu/tra... more

Interior passenger seating area of a Boeing 247 airplane

Interior passenger seating area of a Boeing 247 airplane, ca. 1933 ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Boeing 247 (Transport planes).Boeing airplanes.Passengers.Checkers..Digital Collection: .Transportat... more

United Airlines Boeing 247 airplane

United Airlines Boeing 247 airplane, ca. 1935..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Airplanes--Drawings.Boeing 247 (Transport plane).United Airlines.Globes.Advertisements..Digital Collection: .Transportatio... more

United Air Lines, Boeing 247

United Air Lines, Boeing 247, ca. 1935 ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Boeing 247 (Transport plane).Boeing airplanes.United Air Lines..Digital Collection: .Transportation Collection.content.lib.washi... more

1935 DeSoto automobile

1935 DeSoto automobile..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.DeSoto automobile.Automobiles.Lakes.Mountains..Digital Collection: .Transportation Collection.content.lib.washington.edu/transportationweb/index.... more

Snowy rooftops viewed from Rockefeller Center, New York City

Snowy rooftops viewed from Rockefeller Center, New York City, 1935..Photographer: .Kassowitz, Ernst ..Subjects (LCSH):.New York (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc. ..Digital Collection: .Modern Photographers Co... more

Blue Jay Inn Menu

Blue Jay Inn, ca. 1935.Take a look at the back (Virginia Baked Ham sandwich with potato salad = 35 cents!):.content.lib.washington.edu/u?/menus,240 ( http://content.lib.washington.edu/u?/menus,240 ) ..Subjects ... more

Man boarding United Air Lines Boeing 247 airplane

Man boarding United Air Lines Boeing 247 airplane, n.d. ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Boeing 247 (Transport plane).Boeing airplanes.Airplanes.United Air Lines.Passengers..Digital Collection: .Trans... more

Engineers, business executives, and City of Seattle employees standing in front of bus

Engineers, business executives, and City of Seattle employees standing in front of bus, ca. 1940..Photographer: .Smith, Loren..Subjects (LCSH):.Municipal officials and employees--Washington (State)..Digital Col... more

Pan American Airways Boeing 377 Stratocruiser over San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

Pan American Airways Boeing 377 Stratocruiser over San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, ca. 1947 ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Boeing 377 Stratocruiser.Airplanes.Pan American World Airways, inc..San F... more

Cloud Room Menu, Seattle

Cloud Room Menu, Seattle ca. 1950.Take a look inside (sirloin steak for 2 = $7.50!):.content.lib.washington.edu/u?/menus,191 ( http://content.lib.washington.edu/u?/menus,191 ) ..Subjects (LCSH):.Menus.Cloud Roo... more

Ivar's Acres of Clams Menu, Seattle

Ivar's Acres of Clams Menu, Seattle ca. 1950..Subjects (LCSH):.Menus.Ivar's Acres of Clams (Seattle, Wash.).Restaurants--Washington (State)--Seattle..Digital Collection: .Historical Menu Collection.content.lib.... more

Ivar's Acres of Clams Menu, Seattle

Ivar's Acres of Clams Menu, Seattle ca. 1950.Take a look inside (King Salmon steak dinner for $1.75!!):.content.lib.washington.edu/u?/menus,31 ( http://content.lib.washington.edu/u?/menus,31 ) ..Subjects (LCSH)... more

Globe Restaurant Menu

Globe Restaurant Menu, ca. 1955 from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.Take a look inside (pickled herring appetizer, yum?!):.content.lib.washington.edu/u?/menus,33 ( http://content.lib.washington.edu/u?/men... more

Dog House Menu, Seattle

Dog House Menu, Seattle ca. 1955.Take a look inside (burger with fries for 55cents!!!) .content.lib.washington.edu/u?/menus,238 ( http://content.lib.washington.edu/u?/menus,238 ) ...Subjects (LCSH):.Menus.Dog H... more

Dog House Placemat, Seattle

Dog House Placemat, Seattle ca. 1955..Subjects (LCSH):.Place mats--Washington (State)--Seattle.Dog House (Restaurant : Seattle, Wash.).Restaurants--Washington (State)--Seattle ..Digital Collection: .Historical ... more

Stump house known as the One-log House, Hoquiam, Washington

Stump house known as the One-log House, Hoquiam, Washington, January, 1958..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Tree stumps--Washington (State)--Hoquiam.Dwellings--Washington (State)--Hoquiam.Automobiles--... more

Participants at Airstream rally

Participants at Airstream rally, ca. 1962 ..Photographer: .Hupy, Art..Subjects (LCSH):.Airstream trailers.Travel trailers--United States.Trailer camps--United States ..Digital Collection: .Modern Photographers ... more

General Motors Corporation exhibit showing the Firebird III, Century 21 Exhibition

General Motors Corporation exhibit showing the Firebird III, Century 21 Exhibition, 1962..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Firebird automobile.General Motors automobiles..Digital Collection: .Seattle Ph... more

Preparing cheeseburgers, Century 21 Exhibition

Preparing cheeseburgers, Century 21 Exhibition, 1962 ..Photographer: .Unknown..Subjects (LCSH):.Cheeseburgers--Washington (State)--Seattle.Women cooks--Washington (State)--Seattle--Uniforms..Digital Collection:... more

Participants at Airstream Rally

Participants at Airstream Rally, ca. 1962..Photographer: .Hupy, Art..Subjects (LCSH):.Airstream trailers.Travel trailers--United States.Trailer camps--United States..Digital Collection: .Modern Photographers Co... more

People, trailers and Coca-Cola machine at Airstream Rally

People, trailers and Coca-Cola machine at Airstream Rally,ca. 1962 ..Photographer: .Hupy, Art..Subjects (LCSH):.Airstream trailers.Travel trailers--United States.Truck campers--United States ..Digital Collectio... more

Frederick & Nelson, Paul Bunyan Tiny Tots Menu, Seattle

Frederick & Nelson, Paul Bunyan Tiny Tots Menu , Seattle ca. 1965.Take a look inside - they even trimmed the crust:.content.lib.washington.edu/u?/menus,251 ( http://content.lib.washington.edu/u?/menus,251 )... more

Two men on Northwest Airlines aircraft, one using typewriter, with female flight attendant in background

Two men on Northwest Airlines aircraft, one using typewriter, with female flight attendant in background, ca. 1965 ..Photographer: .Hupy, Art..Subjects (LCSH):.Airplanes--Seats--Washington (State) ..Digital Col... more

Gene Zema house showing living room, Seattle

Gene Zema house showing living room, Seattle, ca. 1966 ..Photographer: .Hupy, Art..Subjects (LCTGM):.Zema, Gene, 1926---Homes & haunts--Washington (State)--Seattle.Living rooms--Washington (State)--Seattle.... more

Washington Plaza Hotel at night, Seattle

Washington Plaza Hotel at night, Seattle, 1969 ..Photographer: .Hupy, Art..Subjects (LCSH):.Washington Plaza Hotel (Seattle, Wash.).Monorails--Washington (State)--Seattle ..Digital Collection: .Modern Photograp... more

Federal Office Building lobby ceiling, Seattle

Federal Office Building lobby ceiling, Seattle, ca. 1970 ..Photographer: .Hupy, Art..Subjects (LCSH):.Henry M. Jackson Federal Building ..Digital Collection: .Modern Photographers Collection.content.lib.washing... more

Downtown Seattle from the water

Downtown Seattle from the water, June 1985 ..Photographer: .Randlett, Mary..Subjects (LCSH):.Central business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle.Seattle, Wash.--Buildings, structures, etc. ..Digital Collect... more

Grip car and trailer car of cable street railway, Seattle

Grip car and trailer car of cable street railway, Seattle, late 1888..Photographer: .Curtis, Asahel..Subjects (LCSH):.Seattle Construction Company ..Digital Collection: .Asahel Curtis Collection .content.lib.wa... more