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  • Collection: Northwest Rails

Spokane_Street_Railways028.tif
Trolley on Spokane street.

Spokane_Street_Railways027.tif
"The Washington Water Power Company was in the transportation business from 1891 until 1945. Ridership on the company's rail system peaked in 1910 when the system carried nearly 25 million passengers. The huge increase in riders led the company to…

Spokane_Street_Railways024.tif
"Burning street car at the close of their service in Spokane after parade held, August 31, 1936. System then owned by Washington Water Power Company."

Spokane_Street_railways022.tif
Trolley car with Irving School visible. Taken at Maple and 5th Avenue.

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"Spokane Traction Company streetcar to 11th & Freya, 1915. Open end with conductor, rear, Motorman in front Right. E. Sprague - Union Park Line."

Spokane_Street_Railways016.tif
Group of unidentified workers at a streetcar depot.

Spokane_Street_Railways009.tif
Isabel Marguerite Whalen Fuchs in front of a streetcar with Manito on the front. Manito streetcar took people south to Spokane College at 29th and Grand.

Spokane_Street_Railways008.tif
Two trolley car drivers on car. One man might be Dan Bishop.

Spokane_Street_Railways005.tif
Two streetcar employees. Man on the right is A. A. Maxfield.

Spokane_Street_Railways004.tif
"Leading section of parade on Main Avenue at close of street car use in Spokane, August 31, 1936. Washington Water Power Company owned."

Spokane_Street_Railways003.tif
"Burning street car at the close of their service in Spokane after parade held, August 31, 1936. System then owned by Washington Water Power Company."

Spokane_Street_Railways002.jpg
T. W. Tolman photo of first horse-drawn street car in Spokane.

avalanches006.tif
"Snowslide at Mace, Idaho, February 28, 1910."

avalanches005.tif
"Two great snowslides at Mace, Idaho, March 29, 1894"

avalanches004.tif
"Snow cut made from snow slide March 29, 1894"

avalanches001.tif
"Two great snow slides at Mace, Idaho, March 29, 1894. No one hurt. Picture is taken from the top of one slide looking toward the other. Slide was from 75 to 100 feet in depth, cut made was 86 ft. by actual measurement one month after the slide…

northwestrailroadsdepots_2.tif
"Cheney; Spokane County. This pleasant college town station with its red tiled roof is an attractive departure from the accostomed drab design."

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"Fairfield; Spokane County. Union Pacific Station: view N. W. This pleasant 2 story depot with upstairs living accommodation represents another less prevalent station painted chiefly in brown."

northwestrailroadsdepots_4.tif
"Dayton; Columbia County. Rear view of the state's most picturesque station."

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"Dayton; Columbia County. The state's most picturesque station; view S. W."

northwestrailroadsdepots_14.tif
"Rosalia; Whitman County. One of many small stations being overhwelmed by its gigantic neighbors. The grain elevators, old and new. N. P. Station."

northwestrailroadsdepots_13.tif
Roosevelt; Klickitat County. Station of the Spokane-Portland and Seattle Railroad. Line to be relocated after completion of John Day Dam on Columbia River; view east.

northwestrailroadsdepots_11.tif
Oakesdale, Whitman County. One car commuter train at Northern Pacific Station on its daily run from Spokane to Pullman and Moscow, Idaho. View Northwest.

northwestrailroadsdepots_10.tif
"Lyle; Klickitat County. View East to small S. S. & P. R. R. station with Columbia River in the distance.

northwestrailroadsdepots_1.tif
Brewster. Okanogan County. Great Northern Station View South. Prototype of white painted stations east and west of Cascades.

northwestrailroadsdepots_9.tif
"Lester; King County. Once an important division point, this Northern Pacific Eastern Mountain King Co. Station only occasionally draws old time crowds by Casey Jones special trains. View South.

northwestrailroadsdepots_17.tif
"Snoqualmie; King Co. This attractive station long has been a favorite of all railroad lovers. View N. E."

northwestrailroadsdepots_5.tif
"Edmonds, Snohomish County. New suburban station of the Great Northern Railroad. View N. E."

northwestrailroads_4.tif
Driving first railroad pile in waters of Elliot Bay in 1874. Near the corner of present-day King Street and First Avenue in Seattle.

northwestrailroadsowrncup_20.tif
Photo taken of workers and family eating lunch on the rail line between Hooper & Joso in Whitman and Franklin Counties near Palouse Falls, ca. 1920

northwestrailroadsowrncup_19.tif
A cat sits in the sun on rail tracks between Hooper and Joso in Whitman and Franklin Counties near Palouse Falls. Taken c. 1920.

northwestrailroadsowrncup_18.tif
A cat sits on a small handcar near the rail tracks between Hooper and Joso in Whitman and Franklin Counties near Palouse Falls, ca. 1920.

northwestrailroadsowrncup_17.tif
The rail line between Hooper & Joso in Whitman and Franklin Counties near Palouse Fall, ca. 1920.

northwestrailroadsowrncup_16.tif
Photo taken of worker and dogs on a chair on the rail line between Hooper & Joso in Whitman and Franklin Counties near Palouse Falls, ca. 1920.

northwestrailroadsowrncup_15.tif
Worker rests on what may be the Joso Viaduct across the Snake River, ca. 1920.

northwestrailroadsowrncup_14.tif
Railroad worker and cat pose on the rail line between Hooper and Joso, ca. 1920.

northwestrailroadsowrncup_13.tif
Rail line between Hooper and Joso in Whitman and Franklin Counties, ca. 1920.

northwestrailroadsowrncup_12.tif
Railroad workers pose with cats on the rail line between Hooper and Joso, ca. 1920

northwestrailroadsowrncup_10.tif
Photo taken of a rail worker and his family near the rail line between Hooper & Joso in Whitman and Franklin Counties near Palouse Falls, ca. 1920.

northwestrailroadsowrncup_9.tif
Photo taken of a worker in front of a house on the rail line between Hooper and Joso, ca. 1920.
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