Preserving the History of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Seattle, Washington

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A Tale of Two Carls

The look of the  Chittenden Locks has been greatly influenced by two men. Carl English, who transformed the empty lawns of the grounds into the botanical garden you see today, and Carl Gould, who designed several of the buildings and structures you walk among when you visit the locks. Sara Peterson has researched and written a piece on both of these men and here is an online version. Clicking on these images should give you a larger higher resolution image. Otherwise you can download them to your computer and enlarge them there, or increase your screen display for easier reading.

Carl Gould 

Carl English

In addition, Sara wrote an article which was accepted and posted on and you can find it here.