Steam Boiler Gauge Glass - August 2014 Sea Glass Photo Contest
by Carla Waite
(Whidbey Island, WA)
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?" ~ sea glass contest photo was submitted by Carla Waite on Whidbey Island, Washington State Click here to see all the submissions to the Odyssey Sea Glass Online Digital Photo contests.
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.