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Through hill and forest Milwaukee Road eats its way down Maple Valley

Originally published in The Seattle Sunday Times, July 28, 1907

When one of the greatest common carriers of the country announced its determination to extend its line to the Pacific Coast, with Seattle as its terminal, excitement waxed for the customary nine days and then waned. 2,160 more words


Plan to rescue historic train put on hold

Originally published in the Eastside Journal, July 27, 1999

By Tim Larson
Journal reporter

A Newcastle coal train, fatally sidetracked 125 years ago, will spend at least one more winter at the bottom of Lake Washington. 270 more words


In Front of the York

In  front  of  the  17  York  in  New  Freedom,  Pennsylvania.

Horrocks make, record history

Originally published in the Issaquah Press, July 22, 1992

In 1888, David Horrocks’ great-grandfather bought about 100 acres from the Northern Pacific Railroad along what is now Cedar Grove Road. 481 more words


Number 17, Railroad, Pennsylvania

This  is  the  Number  17  William  Simpson  passing  through  the  town  of  Railroad,  Pennsylvania.