More driftwood on the move: Lincoln Park carving, carried on the tide

January 12, 2013 at 11:27 pm | In West Seattle beaches, West Seattle news | 2 Comments

Earlier this week, we published the saga of the large Lincoln Park driftwood stump taken to Alki Beach by a Seattle Parks crew. Tonight – more Lincoln Park driftwood on the move, but this time it’s via the “king tides.” The photos show one of the logs carved by artists on the LP beach last year. Karann MacNealy spotted it on the beach just north of Cormorant Cove, in the 3600 block off Beach Drive, today, and shared the photos.

After last month’s “king tides,” it turned up in front of an apartment building just north of there – Keith sent a photo on December 22nd, but we didn’t get around to publishing it. When the tide started rising again this week, we asked him if it was still there – he checked, and it was gone; then Karann reported spotting it today. (So did David, who posted photos on the WSB Facebook page.) But the next few days are bringing another round of “king tides” – 13 feet, before dawn – so no guarantee it’ll still be there tomorrow!

2 Comments

  1. Great carving of a sea lion with a salmon in its gut! Hopefully this piece will end up on a beach where many can enjoy! Thanks for the update!

    Comment by David — 4:41 am January 13, 2013 #

  2. I can’t speak for the artist(s), but I think this is as it should be.

    Comment by dawsonct — 12:35 pm January 13, 2013 #

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