Collection: Richards Studio Collection
(Unique: 16818) Date: 01-08-1949 Description: Rainier Steel Company had just started operating in the steel industry in Tacoma, this company was the only one of its type in this regional area. Rainier would be producing and selling their steel to automobile companies in Detroit, Michigan. Eugene Cunningham was the President of Rainier Steel Corporation, the plant facilities were located at 2201 Lincoln Avenue in Tacoma's tideflats area, between Blair Waterway and Hylebos Waterway. Address:2201 Lincoln Ave. (Check the Buildings Index) Subjects:Steel industry--Tacoma; Steel; Industrial facilities--Tacoma; Foundries--Tacoma; Aerial photographs; Aerial views; Rainier Steel Corp. (Tacoma); Photographer: Trueblood, #1884 Image type: Black & White Original negative: 4x5" Print type: Fiber base-Glossy Print format: 8x10" Rights: See Tacoma Public Library for specific rights and permissions.