Greg "Kona" Haapla
Greg "Kona" Haapla took these photos of ABC towing taking the iconic anchor from the front of the Alki Tavern today. ABC Towing plans to hold on to it until a decision is made as to what to do with it.

Alki Tavern anchor removed

With the celebrations over and all the taps shut down the Alki Tavern whose last day was Sunday March, 17 began the process of dismantling their 38 years of history.

Greg "Kona" Haapla, took these photos of ABC Towing, that came to the tavern on Harbor Ave. SW to remove one of the signature pieces of the landmark, the anchor that has stood out front for many years.

ABC Towing said they would hang on to the anchor,"until Gill decides what he wants to do with it."

If you missed any of our coverage of the closure of the long time Alki fixture here are the links:

SLIDESHOW: The last days of the Alki Tavern were full of good beer, good food and goodbyes

SLIDESHOW: Final Taco Thursday at Alki Tavern sees record turnout

SLIDESHOW: Hundreds of people packed Alki Tavern for Last Call Ball

SLIDESHOW: The Alki Tavern is going out with a corned beef bang; Blowout party Friday

SLIDESHOW: Seafair Pirates ring the final bell at the Alki Tavern

After nearly 40 years, Alki Tavern will close March 17

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