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  • Collection: Northwest Rails

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.

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

Rail worker and family in front a house on the line between Hooper and Joso, ca. 1920.

Two locomotives prepare to pass each other on the rail line between Hooper and Joso, ca. 1920.

Locomotive on the rail line between Hooper and Joso, ca. 1920.

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

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

The old type of rotary plow maintained by the Union Pacific Railway for the purpose of keeping tracks cleared of snow. Taken c. 1890 by the Barnard Studio (?).

Railroad barbeque by whites and Indians on the University of Washington campus celebrating the completion of the Northern Pacific Railway and the arrival of the first train in September 1883.

First train arriving in Seattle over the Columbia & Puget Sound Railway in September 1883. This was also the first passenger train to arrive in Seattle and it brough officials of the Northern Pacific Railway of which the Columbia & Puget Sound was a…

A view of 3rd Avenue to Spring Street in September 1883 during the celebration of the completion of the Northern Pacific Railroad at the University of Washington grounds.

Men pose near a locomotive idling. Presumed to be in Spokane Valley, ca. 1920.

Rayonier, Inc. logging locomotive #10 on display in Forks. Date unknown.

First train to Astoria returning to Portland from Astoria on May 16, 1898.

A railroad cut and tunnel along the canyon of the Palouse River. Date unknown.

The Oregon Pony on display near Portland's Union Station in 1936. The first locomotive in the Pacific Northwest, the Oregon Pony operated on the Oregon Portage Railway which moved freight and passengers around both the Cascades and the Great Dalles…

Two types of the Great Northern passenger locomotives on display in the brickyard east of Division St. On the left is one of the William Crooks's design, first built in 1861, and on the right is the 2500, a P-2 class steam locomotive. Taken c. 1923.

Formally dressed passengers wait at the electric railroad station at Liberty Lake Junction (north of the current site of the freeway). Taken c. 1905.

The depot of the Washington Water Power Interurban in Medical Lake. Date unknown.

Wreck on bridge caused by snow slide on February 18, 1915. The passenger car hangs precariously from the ruined trestle.

Passenger train wreck at the "S" curve bridge near Wallace on February 18, 1915.

The "S" bridge near the town of Wallace before the great snow slide of Feb 18, 1915.

On January 22, 1889 a westbound Northern Pacific train was nearing the low trestle over Hangman Creek. A man named Gustoff Hahndorff, who was hitching a ride, fell off and under the train causing it to derail. This picture shows the aftermath of…

A train rounds the Celilo Portage in the Columbia River Gorge. Date unknown.

Original Northern Pacific passenger depot converted to a home and moved to 2nd between Madison and Jefferson. North side of the street taken in 1902.

Arrival of the first Northern Pacific train over the grade separation tracks within the city, ca. 1915.

Copy of a photo by William Donahue showing the construction of the first Northern Pacific freight depot in Spokane - located between 2nd and 3rd on Madison. Sill plates of the structure are in the process of being laid. Passenger depot is the two…

Laying railroad track along the north bank of the Spokane River between the present Downriver Park and the Bowl and Pitcher. This railroad was projected to be built between Spokane and Seattle. Capital failed and the railroad only reached Davenport.…

Workers watch as a steam shovel moves earth into a horse driven railcart during the building of tracks east of Division and south of the Spokane River. Date unknown.

Building the tracks east of Division and south of the Spokane River. Date unknown.

Great Northern Railroad shops at Hillyard, Washington. Taken February 15, 1964.

A train leaves Spokane for Palouse and Moscow, Idaho. S&IE Railway organized by Jay P. Graves in 1904 as an electric interurban. Renamed to Spokane, Coeur d'Alene & Palouse in 1927 after takeover by Great Northern Railroad. Photo taken in east…

Inland Empire Electric Railroad Station at Greenacres in 1909.

Early photo of Greenacres electric interurban train depot, 1904.

View of an exhibition streamlined train visiting Spokane on 31 March 1934.

Spokane; Union Station. Reverse note reads "This attractive bldg (building) has become a mausoleum and only one train arrives and departs each day." Early 1970s.

The work train with engine Number 11 at Sawyer (Idaho) in 1918. Acquired by the Spokane International Railway in 1906 and then sold to the Humbird Lumber Company in 1923.

The Milwaukee Road tunneled for about a block past the old Schade Brewery. This is all remains of it in 1995.

A work train dumps fill for the Milwaukee Road embankment and viaduct. Date unknown.

Men waiting at the Greenacres depot and power plant as a train pulls away, ca. 1935.
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