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CREEK STREET

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Creek Street, Where Men and Salmon Head Up Stream to Spawn

  • 100 percent cotton, pre-shrunk, heavyweight t-shirt
  • Front print
  • Shirt Color: Maroon
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CREEK STREET

The standard joke on Creek Street in Ketchikan, Alaska is that it’s the only place where “both men and salmon head upstream to spawn” Creek Street is the notorious red light district that flourished for decades along a salmon spawning stream until it was shut down in 1954. Our gallery, the Soho Coho is located in the old Star Building, once the biggest house of ill repute on the creek. It was run by a woman named Black Mary who later sold it to Thelma Baker. Many of the women on the creek had colorful names: Big Dolly Arthur, Dirty Neck Maxine, Halibut Kate, Deepwater Mary and Prairie Chicken are a few of the more infamous “sporting ladies” of the line.


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