Steam Boiler Gauge Glass - August 2014 Sea Glass Photo Contest

by Carla Waite
(Whidbey Island, WA)

Steam Boiler Gauge Sea Glass

Steam Boiler Gauge Sea Glass

~ sea glass contest photo was submitted by Carla Waite on Whidbey Island, Washington State

Where was this photo taken?


Photo was taken on the date and the place it was found:  Moran Beach, Whidbey Island WA, Feb 26, 2014


What were your feelings or impressions?

When I first noticed this piece of glass, my immediate reaction was "My Goodness!! That's HUGE! I wonder what it could be from?"  

This chunk measured 11 inches long, 2 inches wide and ½ inch thick. 

It was perfectly washed from years of tumbling in the surf.

After a bit of research we found it to be a steam boiler gauge glass, most likely used by the US Navy at one time.


~ sea glass contest photo was submitted by Carla Waite on Whidbey Island, Washington State


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Amazing beach find
by: David and Lin

Wow, Carla, we still can't get over this amazing sea glass find.

I believe it should have won the contest if the contest had gone on longer than a month.

You should enter this in one of the sea glass festivals whenever you get the change.

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