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  • Collection: Northwest Rails

spokanerailroads_5.tif
A Pullman car decorated in honor of Olympia Day at the 1890 Spokane Exposition.

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A hand-tinted view down the tracks of the Kettle Valley Railway in British Columbia.

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Milwaukee viaduct under construction. Date unknown.

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Railroad tracks cut through the mountains. Taken August 17, 1913.

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American R.R. Ditcher working at the entrance to a tunnel on the the Spokane International (SI) Railway. Taken east of Bonners Ferry, July 1918. H.B. Burnett is the operator and Ted Johnson is the fireman.

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Workers clear stones and lay tracks for the Great Northern Railway in this undated photograph.

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A woman poses on the stairwell of a railway car on October 31, 1901.

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Digging tracks for Chicago/Milwaukee Railroad in Spokane on E. Trent. Schade Brewery in background. Date unknown.

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The Great Northern Railway depot and clock tower are backlit by the afternoon sun in this undated sepia photograph.

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Great Northern station and the adjoining postal substation at night, ca. 1965.

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The Great Northern and the Spokane, Portland and Seattle station is reflected in the calm waters of the Spokane River above the falls.

spokanerailroadsdepotoregon_1.tif
The river between the Division St. diversion dam and middle falls, high water, winter 1934. The Oregon Railway and Navigation Co. station stands on the north bank of the river.

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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Early photo of Greenacres electric interurban train depot, 1904.

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Inland Empire Electric Railroad Station at Greenacres in 1909.

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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…

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

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

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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.

spokanerailroadslakeshore_1.tif
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.…

spokanerailroadsnorthernp_1.tif
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…

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

spokanerailroadsdepotnorthernp_1.tif
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.

northwestrailroadscelilo_2.tif
A train rounds the Celilo Portage in the Columbia River Gorge. Date unknown.

northwestrailroadsaccidents_1.tif
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…

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

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

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

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

northwestrailroadselectric_1.tif
Formally dressed passengers wait at the electric railroad station at Liberty Lake Junction (north of the current site of the freeway). Taken c. 1905.

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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.

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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…

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

northwestrailroadslocomotives_6.tif
First train to Astoria returning to Portland from Astoria on May 16, 1898.

northwestrailroadslocomotives_8.tif
Rayonier, Inc. logging locomotive #10 on display in Forks. Date unknown.
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