Photographs are a
great way to see our wonderful waterfront. There are some very interesting public
sources that show WaterHavens up close (very likely including your current or
future one!), local history, and the visuals of our coastline.
of Ecology Shoreline Photo Viewer This is a wonderful resource for current
and future Puget Sound WaterHaven owners. Between 1992 and 1997 the DOE acquired
over 10,000 photos of the entire 2,500 miles of Washington's marine salt water
shorelines. If your house was around then and is located on salt water, you have
an aerial view of your home and surrounding neighborhood here, easily found just
by clicking on some maps! They also share photos from the 1970s and 2000s.
Earth This is the web's most interesting satellite image website/application
by far, including great scrolling images that can be "flown" over with
3D topography overlays.
TerraServer Satellite, aerial, and topographical elevations, all searchable by property
address or maps.
Needle Webcam Get interactive real time views of the Seattle downtown waterfront,
Elliott Bay, West Seattle, Magnolia, and Lake Union.
Media's Seattle Waterfront This is an interesting and gee whiz way to show
two views of the entire Seattle waterfront around Elliott Bay, taken 95 years
apart from the same vantage point and overlaid on top of each other with modern
interactive technology. Check out the four different ways to view the changes
of time; I especially like the "Hand
Bohonus VR Photography Interactive 360 degree panoramas from many waterfront
and famous locations in Seattle and surrounding cities.
County Snapshots Historical photographs of ships and waterfront scenes around
Seattle and King County.
Photographs Stock photography of waterfront scenes and communities around
the Seattle area.