Cattle drives over Snoqualmie Pass are reported on October 22, 1870.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 11/04/1998
  • Essay 187

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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