Orphan Road

Orphan Road

The Railroad Comes to Seattle, 1853-1911

Book - 1999
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This well illustrated account describes the growth of railways across the Puget Sound region, from the initial 1853-54 government surveys to the completion of the Milwaukee Road in 1911. Included are descriptions of the individual lines, the intense Seattle-Tacoma rivalry, and the colorful personalities and urban aspirations that eventually brought Seattle to the forefront of Washington commerce.
Publisher: Pullman, Wash.. : Washington State University Press, c1999
ISBN: 9780874221862
0874221862
9780874221855
0874221854
Characteristics: 271 p. : ill., maps ; 23 x 27 cm

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