Clyde W. Scott

1936-1993


Baby Clyde

Second child of Agness A. (Peterson) Scott ~ Clyde W. Scott Jr. in 1937.......


Clyde on the Pony

With his older sister Gertrude, baby Clyde gets a pony ride.......


Seattle early 1940's

Clyde dressed up as a little sailor and ready to go to the studio for a portrait......


Seattle 1940's

Clyde raised in Seattle, Washington until highschool when the family temporarily moved to Duluth Minnesota......


Great grandpa Scott ~ 1941

Clyde's grandparents Scott with their grandchildren in Seattle, proprietors of Scott's Hat shop, the wife great granny Scott and two kids Clyde and his older sister (my aunt) Gertrude, the shadowy guy on the right is Vernon, the little girl on the left is cousin Charolette.......


Wanna fight

A savvy dresser withthe Sunday bible in his hand.......


School 1940's

Every day attire for Clyde and his school mates .......


School portrait

Teenage Clyde.......


Clyde in color

Dad's lathered up with the finest hair grease.......


Walking the streets

A street scene in Seattle in the late 1940's.......


Clyde with Gertrude

The little boy is Gertrude's first son Steve.......


Might be look'n for a fight ?

This must be in the late 1940's.........


The beach

A trip to the coast of Washington......


Chow at Ma's

Clyde's the kind of guy that always took the time to sit down for a meal three times a day.........


Clyde in the ARMY

Clyde enlisted in the Army in 1953 during the Korean War. This is a Fort Ord, California bootcamp photo. The sun nearly at the horizon, which made everyone squint. Presently Fort Ord is now being turned into private condos.......


Clyde with the troops

Most of these guys went to fight in Korea, but not Clyde.......


U.S. ARMY 1953-1957

Fortunately for Clyde, he was stationed in Seattle as part of the Alaska radio corps network. He did a 6 month tour of duty Adak Island, an island in the Alution Island chain in Alaska where the average wind speed is 60 mph.......


Clyde in his late teens

Portrait of C.W. Scott 1954.......


Early 20's

Still the savvy dresser he's always been.......


Cooling off

Sitting in a river cooling off........


Clyde ~ 1959

A stylized portrait of Clyde in 1959.......


Great Northern

The beginning of a lifetime of service to the railroad.......


A hand sample

Road trip to Utah, a land where things are dramatically different than in the northwest. Clyde had a passing interest in Geology. I've found this picture to be the only evidence of that desire.......


Dad's Cars

Click to see them all....The Fury: When Clyde and I saw the movie Christine, he mentioned he had a car just like it. Which he inevitably drove into the ground and sold to his nephew Steve. I remember hearing something about Clyde selling Steve a car with bald tires and bad brakes? Dad semed to have a problem with tires, as he was always collecting them, which came in handy during those times when his son needed extra tires for doing burn-offs with the family car.......


Contemplation

Sitting on the hood of the Chrystler looked like a good place to contemplate the next move.......


It's the Utah State of mind

Welcome to Utah: Does that mean on the other side of the state there is a signs that say's, come back soon?


Aunt Gertrudes home movies

This 1950's footage of Clyde at his sister Gertrudes home in Seattle.....


Los Angeles Cafe

Or L.A. greasy spoon in the 1950's.......


The Great Northern ~1960

Painted black and white photograph.......


The white cap

Presently resting peacefully somewhere at the bottom, Dad's first power boat, the white cap operated long before my time. She's at the bottom now, but once the white cap roamed the waters of the mighty Puget Sound looking for fun and adventure........


More home movies

Smoke'm if you've got'em.....


The Kluckens

These people would inevitably be the godparents of Mark, Clydes first son........


Behind the wheel of the Evelero

Clyde's motor boat,the Evelero, moored in Seattle was a bridge-deck designed boat built in Tacoma around 1915........


Clyde gets married ~ 1965

The wedding in the livingroom of the brides parents, formerly a church.......


Vacation painting the boat

They're all time and money hogs.........


Dinner at Gertrudes ~ 1969

Clyde and his two children Mark (left) Paige (right).......


Clearing some land

There we are again with that bulldozer clearing land at Coyle.......


Bothell ~ 1974

Clyde and his two children Mark (right) Paige (left).......


Summer camp

Does anyone look happy in this picture? well they're not, summer bible camp sucks !


In the shadows ~ 1982

A snapshot of dad emerging from the shadows.......


Ballard 1984

All roads lead to Ballard. Here Clyde is at the marina behind present day Chinooks restaurant.......


A sketch

Everyone eventually gets one of these.......


Wenatchee ~1980

A frequetly visited place because Clyde often took freight trains through Wenatchee on the way to Spokane from Seattle.......


Amtrak 1976

Dad worked for the Burlington Northern railroad, however at the time because Amtrak ran on B.N. rail, B.N. supplied train crews, including Clyde.......


American Freedom Train

In 1976, the American Freedom Train travelled across the U.S. carrying all kinds of American memorabilia borrowed from the Smithsonian. A conveyor belt running continuously through the train cars carried visitors through the exhibits.......


Portland ~ 1982

At Sylvia's house in Portland.......


Amtrak 1983

Because dad occasionally worked for Amtrak, he and his family got free train tickets.......


Amtrak 1984

Working for Amtrak gave dad the opportunity to interact with the public, something he excelled at, especially when it came to giving long speaches over the trains intercom system........


Clyde on the side ~ 1985

Sitting down in Portland at Sylvia's house.......


Clyde in the air

One of Clyde's favorite things to do, rent a float plane from the Kenmore Air Park and fly around the Pacific Northwest.......


Big Wheel

Another steam engine and another picture standing by the Big Wheel.......


Clyde on the road

Dressed with his very own thermal plad, available only in the northwest.......


Out on the town Portland 1986

Clyde dressed for a night on the town with his grilfriend Sylvia.......


In the flowers

With his special happy and guiddy grin, Clyde poses with the roses in the backyard.......