October 12, 2021
Shell refinery is turned on (1955)
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
It's hard to imagine the Anacortes waterfront without the ever present figure of the refinery in the background. A job opportunity for some, subject of controversy for others, the metal city on March's Point is nevertheless an iconic Anacortes sight. Its first manager Rulan W. McOmie is shown in the far left of the attached image.