Whatcom Creek Waterway was dredged in 1912, with hopes that the upcoming opening of the Panama Canal would bring more waterfront business to the city. The buildings in the background are where Bay Street Village is now located.
Whatcom Creek Waterway was dredged in 1912, with hopes that the upcoming opening of the Panama Canal would bring more waterfront business to the city. The buildings in the background are where Bay Street Village is now located. PHOTO COURTESY OF GALEN BIERY COLLECTION
Whatcom Creek Waterway was dredged in 1912, with hopes that the upcoming opening of the Panama Canal would bring more waterfront business to the city. The buildings in the background are where Bay Street Village is now located. PHOTO COURTESY OF GALEN BIERY COLLECTION

Milestones: City services born of population boom

November 10, 2007 06:07 PM

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