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Now & Then -- Queen Anne Counterbalance (Seattle)

This essay contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the counterbalance system of getting trolley cars up the steep grade of Seattle's Que...

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Now & Then -- Seattle Waterfront at Northern Pacific Railroad Piers (Pier 56)

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the Northern Pacific Railroad Piers, later Pier 56.

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Now & Then -- Seattle's Fremont Bridge

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the Fremont Bridge. The bridge crosses the Lake Washington Canal, connecting Seattle's...

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Now & Then -- Seattle's Front Street (now 1st Avenue)

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on Seattle's Front Street, now 1st Avenue.

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Now & Then -- Villard's Grand Occasion

This essay contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the visit of Northern Pacific Railroad president Henry Villard to Seattle on Septembe...

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PACCAR Inc

PACCAR Inc is an international truck manufacturing firm based in the Pacific Northwest, best known for heavy-duty trucks sold under the names Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF, and Foden. The firm also manufa...

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Portal Way/Dakota Creek Bridge

The Portal Way/Dakota Creek Bridge (Bridge No, 500) is a two-lane bridge on Portal Way just south of Blaine in Whatcom County. It was built in 1928 as part of a significant re-routing of the Pacific H...

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Puyallup Avenue Bridge

The Puyallup Avenue Bridge that crosses the Puyallup River and links Tacoma to the small city of Fife to its east was opened in 1927 as one of the last Washington segments of the famous Pacific Highwa...

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Puyallup Avenue Bridge Slideshow

The Puyallup Avenue Bridge in Pierce County crosses the Puyallup River and links Tacoma to the small city of Fife to its east. It was opened in 1927 as one of the last Washington segments of the famed...

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Railroad Chapel Car: Messenger of Peace

The Messenger of Peace chapel car is a wood railroad passenger car that was used as a traveling church capable of reaching people in far-flung regions served mainly by the railroad and little by other...

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Railroad Development in the Seattle/Puget Sound Region, 1872-1906

The history of railroading in Seattle closely parallels the city's development and early hopes for its future. Like communication networks today, railroading in the nineteenth century represented more...

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Railroad Stations: Their Evolution in Seattle

The history of railroad stations in Seattle reflects comprehensive changes in the overall architectural character of the city. Railroad development closely paralleled Seattle's urban development. It i...

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