Glass on store windows read: "California fruit store imported and domestic H.R.Minard". Store is in brick building, has two, large glass windows on either side of entrance and a glass-block window above.
Street with one car visible parked at curb. Railroad tracks embedded in roadway. Large sign in front of milk plant reads: "Condensery No. 4 Carnation Milk Products Co. Manufacturers of Carnation Milk". Printing company sign visible in background on building across street from condensery. Large power-pole in foreground.
Head-on train collision. Oblique view looking back along side of left train. Visible on locomotive is: T.E.3R.R.. Next legible boxcar reads: Great Northern 22403. Two males in foreground, one looking at wreck, one looking at camera.
Written on bottom-right corner of negative: "Boiler Room Earles Cleary Mill Photo Gooding-Johnson" Six men standing in the boiler room of 'Earles Cleary Mill'. First three men holding six-tined pitchforks used to throw what appears to be wood scrap into boilers. Men are standing beside metal chutes.
Man in overalls and wearing cap driving skidder looking directly at camera. Man behind on driver's left watching log loading. Another man further back on right looking back and away from camera. Steam donkey-engine visible on left-side of photo.
"BELLINGHAM NO.2." painted on side of wagon. Team of two horses harnessed to wagon with driver on wagon seat, three other men are on side and back of wagon. Fire house is two-story brick structure with tall wood and glass doors.
Two men in a motorboat with an inboard-style engine with the name "NAHUA 1" painted on transom and a flag with the number "5" on bow of boat. There is a large, two-story house with a U.S. flag flying from a mast on top of the house on the lake shore in background behind the boat. In the distance, the far shoreline is also visible. Written on photograph is "Lake Whatcom" below the boat and "Engberg Photo" in the lower-right corner. People visible on shore watching; possibly part of a boat race event.
Photo is taken from northwest corner of Holly and Forest streets looking southeast across street. Holly street is constructed of planks and has a rail line visible down the center of the street. The hotel is a five-story structure with a terrace around part of the second floor and a balcony on the west-facing part of the third floor. Sehome hill is visible above and to the right side of the hotel. Hotel was formerly named the Grand Central Hotel. Barely legible written on negative in white lettering is: "Baker Hotel Bellingham" and "Stenton".
Sign reads: "The Live Wire Shop Chas. W. Ricker 510 First St. Mt.Vernon" Also: "Western Electric" and "Paul Water Systems". One man wearing workmans clothes appears to be writing on a tablet while three other men wearing suits and hats look on or at display of machinery in and beside truck. All appear to be standing in a mowed, grass field with many automobiles parked in rows in background. A large, two-storied house is also visible in background.