Seattle & Walla Walla Railroad reaches Newcastle on February 5, 1878.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 11/06/1998
  • Essay 247
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On February 5, 1878, the Seattle & Walla Walla Railroad reaches Newcastle. The railroad hauls 400 to 800 tons of coal to Seattle every day.


Marilyn Tharp, "Story of Coal at Newcastle," Pacific Northwest Quarterly Vol. 48, No. 4 (1957), 121.

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