This bibliography on the history of transportation in King County was prepared as a community history resource by staff of the former King County Office of Cultural Resources, now 4Culture (King County Cultural Development Authority). It was last revised in June 1999.
KING COUNTY TRANSPORTATION HISTORY
King County Landmarks and Heritage Program, King County Office of Cultural Resources
506 Second Avenue, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98104-2307 (206) 296-7580, 1-800-325-6165 V/TDD
This bibliography provides some basic reference material for the study of transportation history in King County. Not included below are many references that concern transportation related: biographies and autobiographies; histories of shipyards, aircraft manufacture, fisheries and truck and automotive production. Materials relating to these and other themes peripheral to transportation, such as recreation, may be addressed in other theme-specific bibliographies. There are a number of historic property inventory documents and landmark nominations relating to roads, depots, vessels and other aspects of transportation related public works, but most are not included here due to limitations of space. There is a considerable amount of material available in newspapers and journals, but only a very few of these references are included here. Many aspects of transportation have not yet been researched in depth, so information relating to them may appear only as chapters or references in government documents or county and community history publications.
Researchers may wish to consult other bibliographic studies in the current series of Historical Papers. There are considerable resources available at archives, libraries and other repositories, here and elsewhere, such as the material concerning Burlington Northern Railroad (and its predecessors) at the Minnesota Historical Society. The Seattle Street Railway material can be found at the State Archives branch on the campus of Western Washington University in Bellingham. Some of the aspects of research strategy may be found in the parallel Technical Papers series, especially No. 5, Researching Historic Houses.
This bibliography is a work in progress, and is far from comprehensive. Some entries are simply place holders or indicators that further material will be added at a later date. To contribute new or updated information, contact the Landmarks and Heritage Program at the above address.
Bagley, Clarence B., History of King County, Vol. I, 1929, Chicago, S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., reprinted 1979, Auburn, White River Valley Historical Society, (especially chapters: XIV Railroads; XXII Roads in King County; XXIV Aviation; XXXII King County Port Commission; and XXXVIII King County's Waterborne Travel and Traffic).
Dorpat, Paul, Building Washington: A History of Public Works in the State of Washington, 1998, Seattle, Washington State Chapter American Public Works Association.
Harvey, David W., Resource Protection Planning Process (RP3) Study Unit: Transportation, August-September, 1986, Olympia, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
League of Women Voters of Seattle, The Transportation Story, 1968, Seattle.
Jackson, W.T., Transportation in the Pacific Northwest: The Past Speaks to the Present and Future, Transportation in the Puget Sound Region: Past, Present and Future, Occasional Paper No. 6, 1977, Bellingham: Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Western Washington State College
- Paccar corporate history, construction and motor freight company histories
RAILROADS, STREET RAILWAYS
Adams, Kramer, Logging Railroads of the West, n.d., Seattle, Superior Publishing Company, reprinted, N.Y., Bonanza Books.
Anderson, Eva, Rails Across the Cascades, 1952, Wenatchee, World Publishing Company. several reprints.
Armbruster, Kurt E., Whistle Down the Valley: 100 Years of Green River Railroading, 1991. Auburn, Northwest Railway and Locomotive Preservation Association
------, Orphan Road: The Railroad Comes to Seattle, Columbia, Fall, 1997 pp.7-18.
Asay, Jeff, Union Pacific Northwest: A History of the Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Co., 1991, Edmonds, Pacific Fast Mail.
Best, Gerald M., Ships and Narrow Gauge Rails, 1964, Berkeley, Howell-North.
Blanchard, Leslie, Electric Railroading on the Great Northern, 1959, Seattle, Puget Sound Railroader.
------, A History of the Seattle Street Railway System: 1884-1919, Puget Sound Railroader, January-September, 1960.
-----, Trolley Days in Seattle: The Story of the Seattle and Rainier Valley Railroad, (booklet), 1965, Los Angeles, Trans-Anglo Books
-----, The Street Railway Era in Seattle: A Chronicle of Six Decades, 1968, Forty Fort, PA, Harold E. Cox Company
Bohn, Dave and Rodolfo Petschek, Kinsey Photographer, Volume 3--The Locomotive Portraits: A Half Century of Negatives by Darius and Tabitha May Kinsey, 1984, San Francisco, Chronicle Books
Bryan, Enoch A., Orient Meets Occident, The Advent of the Railways in the Pacific Northwest, 1936, Pullman, The Students Book Corporation
The Cascade Tunnel, Coast to Coast Radio Broadcasting Program, January 12, 1929, Washington Wonderland, n.d., pp 48-52.
Central Electric Railfans Association, The Electric Railroads of Washington State, Trolley Sparks Bulletin 95, Chicago, November, 1951.
Croston, Denny, Selected Chronolgy, Issaquah Railroad History, n.d., manuscript copy on file Issaquah Historical Museum and King County Landmarks & Heritage Program.
Crowley, Walt and MacIntosh, Heather, The Story of Union Station in Seattle, 1999, Seattle, Sound Transit.
Del Grosso, Robert C., Railfan's Guide to Stampede and Stevens Passes, 1997, Bonners Ferry ID, Great Northern Pacific Publishing.
Dietricks, Donald R. ed., A Railfan's Guide to Washington State, 1968, Tacoma: Tacoma Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society
Durfy, H.A., Pacific Coast R.R. Co. Effective July 23, 1873 to October 31, 1951, Prepared for the Membership of the Pacific Northwest Region, National Model Railroad Association, September 13, 1958," 19 pp., copy of manuscript on file King County Historic Preservation Program, Seattle Public Library, uncatalogued Pacific Northwest materials.
Gaertner, John T., North Bank Road: The Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway, 1991, Pullman, Washington State University Press.
Grande, Walter F and Richard F. Lind, compilers, Rails to the Pacific Northwest, 1964, prepared for the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society in connection with the 1965 Convention in Portland (OR)
Hanford, C.H., The Orphan Railroad and the Ram's Horn Right of Way, Washington Historical Quarterly, Vol. XIV No. 2, April, 1923, pp. 83-99.
Hedges, James Blaine, Henry Villard and the Railways of the Pacific Northwest, 1930, New Haven, Yale University Press.
Hidy, Muriel E. and Ralph W. and Roy V. Scott with Don L. Hofsommer, The Great Northern Railway: A History, 1988, Boston, Harvard Business School Press.
Hill, James J., Highways of Progress, 1910, New York, Doubleday.
Hofsommer, Don L., Hill's Dream Realized: The Burlington Northern's Eight Decade Gestation, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Vol. 79 No. 4, October, 1988, pp. 138-146.
Holbrook, Stewart, James J. Hill, 1956, New York: Alfred. A. Knopf.
Holley, Noel T., The Great Northern Electrics, Part I, October, 1987, Mainline Modeller
-----, Great Northern Electrification, Part II, November, 1987, Mainline Modeller
-----, The Milwaukee Electrics: An Insider's View of Locomotives and Railroading, 1988, Hicksville, N.Y., NJ International
-----, Cedar River Bridges, Mainline Modeler, December 1996, Mukilteo (WA)
Jenner, Derrick, Railroads and Clearcuts, 1995, Spokane WA, Inland Empire Public Lands Council.
Lewis, Sol. H., A History of Railroads in Washington, University of Washington Library Pacific Northwest Collections, n.d. pp. 186-196
Lewty, Peter J., To the Columbia Gateway: The Oregon Railway and the Northern Pacific, 1879-1884, 1987, Pullman Washington State University Press.
Malone, Michael P., James J. Hill, Empire Builder of the Northwest, 1996, Norman OK, University of Oklahoma Press.
Martin, Albro, James J. Hill and the Opening of the Northwest, 1976, New York, Oxford University Press, reprinted, 1991, St. Paul, Minnesota Historical Society Press.
Monorail, The Fascinating Story of the World's Most Modern Transportation System, brochure, 1962, Seattle, Alweg Rapid Transit System of Washington State, Inc. SPL Seattle Collection, Box 48
Moody, Don, America's Worst Train Disaster: The 1910 Wellington Tragedy, 1998, Plano, TX, Abique Books.
Nesbit, Robert C., He Built Seattle: A Biography of Judge Thomas Burke, 1961, Seattle, University of Washington Press (describes Burke's involvement with railroads, especially the Great Northern).
Nolan, Edward W., Northern Pacific Views: The Railroad Photographs of F. Jay Haynes 1876-1905, 1983, Helena, Montana Historical Society
O'Brian, Tim, The Seattle and Walla Walla Railroad, Chapter 9 in The Coals of Newcastle: A Hundred Years of Hidden History by Richard K. McDonald and Lucile McDonald, 1987, Issaquah, Issaquah Alps Trail Club.
Olah, Dan, Rails Around the Sound: A Railfan's Guide to the Puget Sound Area, 1986, Seattle, Northwest Images
Phillips, John A, III, Roundhouse Days: The Northern Pacific Railway and the Building of Auburn Yard, 1910-1913, White River Journal, October, 1995.
------, A Strike Now Exists on the Northern Pacific Railway: Auburn and the Great Shop Strike, 1918-1923, White River Journal, April, 1996.
------, The Road To Nationalization: The Northern Pacific Railway at Auburn Yard 1914-1917, White River Journal, January, 1996.
------, From Railway to Railroad: The Northern Pacific Railway and the United States Railroad Administration at Auburn Yard, 1918, 1995, Kent, Hocking & Morgan
Pyle, Joseph Gilpin, The Life of James J. Hill, 1917, Garden City, Doubleday Page & Co.
Renz, Louis Tuck, The History of the Northern Pacific Railroad, 1980, Fairfiled WA, Ye Galleon Press.
-----, The Construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad Main Line During the Years 1870 to 1888, 1973, Walla Walla, by the author.
Roe, JoAnn, Stevens Pass: The Story of Railroading and Recreation in the North Cascades, 1995, Seattle, The Mountaineers.
Robertson, Donald R. Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History, Vol. III, Oregon-Washington, 1995, Caldwell, ID, Caxton Printers.
Ruffner, W. A., A Report on Washington Territory, 1889, N.Y., Seattle, Lakeshore and Eastern Railway
Schwantes, Carlos A., Railroad Signatures Across The Pacific Northwest, 1993, Seattle, University of Washington Press
Shields, Joshua, History of the Monorail at Seattle, Part 1, Monorail, Vol. III, Issue II, Spring, 1992 and Part II, Vol. III, Issue III, Summer, 1992.
Smith, C.J., Early Development of Railroads in the Pacific Northwest, Washington Historical Quarterly, Vol. XIII No. 4, October, 1922, pp.243-251
Snyder, Ted, The Electrical Aspects of Great Northern's Cascade Mountain Lines, Turbine Times (Georgetown Powerplant Museum), Vol. 4, Issue 2, Summer, 1999.
Stevens, John F., An Engineer's Recollections, N.Y. McGraw Hill, 1936
Swett, Ira L. ed., Puget Sound Electric Railway, Interurbans News Letter Special No. 2, Vol 1 No. 2, June, 1945, Los Angeles.
-----, Pacific Northwest Traction Company--North Coast Lines, Interurbans Press Special No. 7, Vol. 7 No. 1, June, 1949, Los Angeles, Interurbans.
------, Puget Sound Electric Railway: Interurbans Special 23, Vol. 17 No. 1, July 1960, Los Angeles, Electric Railway Publications
Tucker, N. Allison, Iron Goat Trail: A Guidebook, 1993, Seattle, Volunteers for Outdoor Washington (2nd ed. see below)
Villard, Henry, Memoirs of Henry Villard, Journalist and Financier, 1835-1900, 2 Vols., 1904, Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.
Walker, Harriet K., The Naming of Stampede Tunnel and the Building of the Northern Pacific Railway Through the Cascades, 12.3.41, Address to the Mountaineers, n.p., SPL, Seattle Collection, Box 1
Wandell, Becky, The Iron Goat Trail: A Guidebook, 2nd ed., 1999, Seattle, The Mountaineers.
Weeks, Douglas, "Timeline: A Chronology of Railroading in the Pacific Northwest 10/28/88", Snoqualmie, Educational Department of the Puget Sound Railway Historical Society
Wilson, Robert S., From "New York--Alki" to Present Day Seattle, Trolley Trails Through the West, Vol. 2, 1978, Yakima, Wilson Brothers Publications.
Wing, Warren, To Seattle By Trolley: The Story of the Seattle-Everett Interurban and the "Trolley That Went to Sea", 1988, Edmonds, Pacific Fast Mail
------To Tacoma By Trolley: The Puget Sound Electric Railway, 1996, Edmonds, Pacific Fast Mail
------Northwest Rail Pictorial, Vol. I, 1983, Edmonds, Pacific Fast Mail
------Northwest Rail Pictorial, Vol. II, 1991, Edmonds, Pacific Fast Mail
Wood, Charles R., Lines West: A Pictorial History of the Great Northern Railway Operations and Motive Power From 1887 to 1967, 1967, Seattle, Superior Publishing Company
-----, The Northern Pacific: Main Street of the Northwest, 1968, Superior Publishing Company
Wood, Charles R. and Dorothy, The Great Northern Railway: A Pictorial Study, 1979, Edmonds: Pacific Fast Mail
See Also: The James J. Hill Papers, Great Northern Railway Co. Papers and Northern Pacific Railway Co. Papers (microfilm publications), .n.d., Frederick (MD), University Publications of America
MARITIME, RIVERBOATS, CABLE FERRIES
Carey, Roland, The Steamboat Landing on Elliott Bay, 1962, Seattle, Alderbrook Publishing Company.
-----, The Sound of Steamers, 1965, Seattle, Alderbrook Publishing Company.
-----, The Sound and the Mountain, 1970, Seattle: Alderbrook Publishing Company.
-----, Isle of the Sea Breezers, 1976, Seattle, Alderbrook Publishing Company.
Chasan, Daniel Jack, The Water Link: A History of Puget Sound as a Resource, 1981, Seattle: Washington Sea Grant Program, University of Washington.
DeLong, Harriet Tracy, Pacific Schooner Wawona, 1985, Bellevue: Documentary Book Publishing Corporation.
Faber, Jim, Steamer's Wake: Voyaging Down the Old Marine Highways of Puget Sound, British Columbia and the Columbia River, 1985, Seattle, Enetai Press.
Hershman, Marc et al., Seattle's Waterfront: The Walker's Guide to the History of Elliott Bay, 1981, Seattle, Waterfront Awareness.
Hitchman, James H., Pacific Northwest Maritime History: A Bibliographic Survey, Pacific Northwest Themes: Historical Essays in Honor of Keith A. Murray, ed. by James A. Scott, 1976, Bellingham, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies.
Kline, Mary S., Steamboat Virginia V, 1985, Bellevue, Documentary Book Publishing Company.
Koch, Joe, Bibliography For River Steamers, Ferry Crossings and Landings and White River Steam Boat Tabulation, manuscript copies on file, King County Historic Preservation Program.
Larson, Suzanne, Dig The Ditch: The History of the Lake Washington Ship Canal, 1975, Seattle, King County Arts Commission and King County Department of Public Works.
Lincoln, Leslie, Coast Salish Canoes, 1991, Seattle, Center for Wooden Boats.
March, P.D., History of Water Transportation, State of Washington, 1949, Seattle, unpublished Master of Business Administration Thesis, University of Washington.
Newell, Gordon, Ships of the Inland Sea: The Story of the Puget Sound Steamboats, 1960, Portland, Binsford and Mort.
-----, ed., McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest, Vol. I, 1966, Seattle, Superior Publishing Company.
-----, McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest, Vol. II, 1979, Seattle, Superior Publishing Company.
Price, Lyle, A Lot of Area History Has Gone Under Green River's Bridges: Green River's Riverboat Landings 1855-1877, Valley Daily News, July 5, 1988, A1.
Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, Steamboat Days on Seattle Lakes, The Sea Chest,Vol. 3 No. 3 March, 1970.
Shrader, Grahame F., The Black Ball Line 1929-1951, 1980, Edmonds, Edmonds Printing Co.
Skallen, Michael, The Ferry Story: The Evergreen Fleet in Profile, 1983, Seattle, Superior Publishing Company.
Williamson, Joe and Jim Gibbs, Maritime Memories of Puget Sound, Seattle, Superior Publishing.
Wright, E. W. ed., Lewis and Dryden's Marine History of the Pacific Northwest, reprinted, 1961, N.Y., Antiquarian Press.
Wright, Robin K., Canoes of the Northwest Coast--Bibliography, n.d., n.p., 1 page.
* Lucile McDonald, Lucile, (a selection from her many articles in Sea Chest, Seattle Times, Journal American.)
TRAILS, BRIDGES, ROADS
Bjarke, Nils, The Naches Pass Highway To Be Built Over the Ancient Klickitat Trail, The Naches Pass Military Road of 1853, 1945, Fern Hill, Tacoma. n.p.
Brief History of the Washington State Good Roads Association: Prepared Pursuant to a Resolution of the 1938 Convention at Seattle and Particularly Emphasizing the Work of the Honorable Samuel Hill, the Founder, 1939, Seattle, by the Association. (Seattle Public Library).
Buerge, David, The Old Original Sunset Road, Greater May Valley Highway Safety News, Oct 1993.
Coffman, Larry, Buss Roots: The Ten Years of Metro Transit, 1973-1983, 1983, Seattle, Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle (METRO).
Committee for Modernization of Electric Transportation (COMET), Charter Amendment Article XXIV and The Truth About Transit--Our Link With True Rapid Transit, 1963, Seattle.
Crowley, Walt, Routes: A Brief History of Transportation in Metropolitan Seattle, 1993, Seattle, Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle (METRO).
Dembo, Jonathan, Dave Beck and the Transportation Revolution in the Pacific Northwest, 1917-41, in Experiences in a Promised Land: Essays in Pacific Northwest History, ed. by G. Thomas Edwards and Carlos Schwantes,1986, Seattle, University of Washington Press.
Demoro, Harre W., Seattle Transit Trolley Coaches: Interurbans Special 54, Vol. 27 No. 2, Summer, 1970, Mountain View, CA, Interurbans Magazine.
Hiler, Mike, Naches Pass Study Guide: A Study Guide for the Naches Pass Trail--Historic Explorations and Early Use 1841-1895, Wenatchee National Forest, Yakima Valley Museum and Historical Association, and Washington Commission for the Humanities.
A History of the Washington State Highway Commission, Department of Highways, 1889-1959, 1960, Olympia, by the Commission.
Holley, Noel T., The Trolley Bus and the Trolley Bus Controversy in Seattle, 1977, Seattle, Unpublished Master of Public Administration Thesis, University of Washington.
Jones, Jennie L., The First Wagon Party Over Naches Pass, The Southern Magazine, Washington Number, Vol. III No. 4, Feb.-Mar., 1937.
The Kenworth Tradition, 1973, Seattle, the Kenworth Motor Truck Company.
Krier, Robert H., Consulting Engineer, King County Historic Bridge Inventory Phase III: Final Evaluation and Documentation, Short Report 485, Archaeological and Historical Services, Eastern Washington University, August, 1995, Submitted to King County Cultural Resources Division and Phase II: Results of Numerical Evaluation, Short Report 484, July, 1995.
Laufer, Harold, compiler, Fifth Annual Report of the County Road Engineer, 1939 State Golden Jubilee, 1939, Seattle: H.H. Sisler, King County Road Engineer.
Lentz, Florence K., An Inventory and Evaluation of Historic Properties Associated with Transportation in Washington State, Craig Holstine Principal Investigator, Eastern Washington University Reports in Archaeology and History 100-90, June, 1995, Cheney
McEwan, Mrs. Alexander and Jud and Lura Colburn, compilers, Des Moines Way Scrapbook, 1984, Highline, Highline School District Museum at Sunnydale.
Parkins, Katharine Louise, A Study of the Legislative History of the Early Roads, Bridges and Ferries in the Territory of Washington, 1941,Seattle, unpublished Master of Arts Thesis, University of Washington.
Payne, James E., The History and Significance of the Naches Pass Trail, 1972, Naches, Naches Ranger Station, U.S. Forest Service.
Prater, Yvonne, Snoqualmie Pass: From Indian Trail to Interstate, 1981, Seattle, The Mountaineers.
------, The Old Yellowstone Trail: A Good Road From Plymouth Rock to Puget Sound, Columbia, Spring, 1996, pp. 39-44.
Prosch, Thomas W., The Military Roads of Washington Territory, Washington Historical Quarterly, Vol. II No. 2, January, 1908, pp. 118-127.
Rice, Gini, Relics of the Road, Vol. II, Keen Kenworths, 1915-1955, 1971, Lake Grove OR, Truck Traks.
Robinson, Joan, The Hard First Way Across the Mountains, Summer 1988, Columbia Magazine, pp. 12-20.
Roe, JoAnn, Stevens Pass: The Story of Railroading and Recreation in the North Cascades, 1995, Seattle, The Mountaineers.
Seattle Transit System Report, 2.14.64, (re: mandate to assume modern electric powered transportation system, Charter Amendment XXIV.) SPL, Seattle Collection, Box 15.
Siefkes, Doug, Kenworth, the First 75 Years, 1997, Seattle, Documentary Book Publishers.
Smith, Linda, Mania For Roads: History of Fort Steilacoom-Fort Bellingham Military Road, brochure, 1989, Federal Way, Federal Way Centennial Committee.
Snoqualmie Pass Wagon Road, booklet, n.d., USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region, Snoqualmie National Forest.
Soderberg, Lisa, Historic Bridges in Washington State, National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Nomination, 1979-1980, Olympia, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
Tunks, Margaret Cary, Seattle Citizens Against Freeways 1968-1980, Fighting Fiercely and Winning Sometimes, 1996, Marina Del Rey, by the author.
Washington State Highway Commission, Washington Highway Program, 1956-1980, 1962, Olympia, Department of Highways Public Information Office (Seattle Public Library).
Washington State Planning Research and Public Transportation Divisions, Financing Washington's Transportation System: A Historical Summary, 1983, Olympia, Washington State Department of Transportation.
Wright, Elizabeth, Miller Freeman: Man of Action, 1977, San Francisco, Miller Freeman Publications, Inc. (re: Lake Washington Floating Bridge).
- bicycle history, bicycle club records
- good roads movement Pacific Northwest Quarterly/Washington Historical Quarterly
- Trail Guide Map, Urban Trail Plan, Cedar River Trail Overview
- Good Roads Annuals 1909 etc.
- government planning documents: Port, Seattle Engineering, Planning Depts., etc.
- Dave Beck and Teamster's Union history
- I-90 bridge histories
- Caravans to the Northwest
- Seattle Freeway plan documents
- AAA roadmap books
Bowers, Peter M., Boeing Aircraft Since 1916, 1989, Annapolis, Naval Institute Press.
------, Flying the Boeing Model 80, Red Barn Publications, 1984, Tukwila, Museum of Flight.
Boyne, Walter J., The Boeing B-52, 1981, Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institute Press.
Brown, J.A., Eddie Hubbard: The Forgotten Boeing Aviator, 1996, Seattle, Peanut Butter Publishing.
Cook, William H., The Road to the 707, 1991, Bellevue WA, TYC Press.
Dickinson, Nancy, "Swampland to Supersonic Jets: The History of the Renton Municipal Airport," Renton Historical Society Museum Quarterly Vol. 30 No. 3, August 1999.
Dorr, Robert F., The Boeing KC-135 Stratocruiser, 1987, London, Ian Allen.
Gordon, David G., Wings Over Washington, 1989, Museum of Flight, Tukwila, Sequoia Communications, Santa Barbara.
Ingalls, Douglas J., 747: The Story of the Boeing Superjet 1970, Falbrook CA, Aero Publications.
Irving, Clive, Wide Body: The Triumph of the 747, 1993, New York, William Morrow and Company.
Johnson, A.M. with Charles Barton, Tex Johnson, Jet Age Test Pilot 1981, Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press.
Klippert, Jan et al., "50 Years: Boeing Field/King County International Airport 1928-1978," booklet, 1978, Seattle, King County Department of Public Works.
Kuter, Laurence S., The Great Gamble: The Boeing 747, 1973, Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama Press.
Lloyd, Allwyn T., The Boeing B-47 Stratojet, 1986, Blue Ridge Summit, Aero Books.
------, The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, 1987, Blue Ridge Summit, Aero books. ------,
-------, The Boeing 707 and AWACS, 1987, Blue Ridge Summit, Aero Books.
Mansfield, Harold, Vision: The Story of Boeing, 1986, New York, Madison Publishing.
McDonald, Richard K., "The Eastside's Vanished Airfields," Marymoor Musings (newsletter), August 1998, Redmond, Marymoor Museum.
Morgan, Len and Terry, The Boeing 727, 1978, Blue Ridge Summit, Aero Books.
Rochester, Junius, "Thirty Years Over The Top: Scandinavian Airlines System Polar Flights, Seattle-Copehagen, 1966-1996," booklet, 1996, New Jersey, SAS Airlines.
Sabbagh, Karl, 21st Century Jet: The Making and Marketing of the Boeing 777, 1996, New York, Scribners.
Seattle Port Commission, History of the Airport, chapter 1.
"Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and its Impact on the Economy of King County," 1962, Seattle, Department of Planning and Industrial Development.
Smith, Paul R., Boeing 727, 1987, London, Jane's Publishing Company. Ltd.
Taylor, Michael J., Boeing, Planemakers: 1, 1982, London, Jane's Publishing Company, Ltd.
van der Linden, F. Robert, The Boeing 247: The First Modern Airliner, 1991, Seattle, University of Washington Press.
Wilmott, H.P., The B-17 Flying Fortress, 1983, Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall.
Sea Tac Airport history in Padraic Burke, History of the Port of Seattle; Eyler and Yeager, Many Roads to Highline; unpublished Walt Crowley manuscript, SeaTac Airport History; United Airlines history, High Horizons Articles on Charles Hamilton's flight at Meadows
By Charles Payton