On October 22, 1870, it is reported that during the previous year more than 1,200 head of cattle were driven from Yakima Valley to Puget Sound. Most if not all of the cattle went over Snoqualmie Pass.
J. Orin Oliphant, "The Cattle Trade Through the Snoqualmie Pass." The Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Vol. 38, No. 3 (1947), p. 198.
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