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    • Backfill

    • A Marion steam shovel, Model 40, moves a pile of dirt from a rock or snowslide near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Great Northern Railway tracks are on the eroded hillside and workers with shovels stand on a timber retaining wall.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Steam shovels--Washington...
    • 1917 September 8
    • Blasting at snowshed construction site

    • View of an explosive blast, probably to widen the Great Northern Railway railroad grade for snowshed construction, near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Blasting--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Washington...
    • 1917 June 23
    • Rock slide on tracks, Great Northern Railway

    • A traveling crane is above a damaged frame retaining wall and cribbing near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Shows workers near a pile of snow, a freight car, rocks piled over the track and an eroded, fire damaged hillside.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad maintenance &...
    • 1917 June 23
    • Snow shed construction

    • Timber posts are hoisted by a traveling crane during construction or repair of a snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows workers, a wall of cribbing and stacks of lumber.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1901-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting Machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad...
    • 1917 June 30
    • Snow slide

    • Men repair damage on a snowshed roof near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows piles of snow on top of frame cribbing, and fire damaged hillsides.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad facilities--Washington...
    • 1917 June 17
    • Snow slide

    • A man and woman stand near a generator or drill, Great Northern Railway tracks and a frame snowshed in King County, Washington. Shows construction equipment, repairmen and a pile of snow from a snowslide.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snowsheds--Washington (State)--King...
    • 1917 June 10
    • Snowshed

    • Steam rises from a Great Northern Railway locomotive beside a frame snowshed in probably Embro (King County), Washington. Freight cars, frame buildings and a fire damaged hillside are nearby.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Embro (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad facilities--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroads--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Snowsheds--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.
    • 1917 September 8
    • Snowshed

    • Traveling construction crane on a frame snowshed with wooden cribbing beside Great Northern Railway tracks, probably near Embro (King County), Washington. Fire damaged and eroded hillsides and piles of snow are nearby.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad...
    • 1917 June 30
    • Snowshed construction

    • Workmen build a roof on a wooden snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows a steam-powered traveling crane, wooden cribbing in a ravine and mountains.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--Scenic--1910-1920.; Railroad construction...
    • 1917 July 7
    • Snowshed debris

    • View of lumber debris from a snowshed in probably King County, Washington. Shows loose rocks and dirt and damaged wooden cribbing.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Debris--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snowsheds--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.
    • 1917 August 5
    • West End

    • Construction workers shovel debris from Great Northern Railway tracks after a rock slide near Stevens Pass, probably at the west end of the first Cascade Tunnel, in King County, Washington. Shows frame snowshed scaffolding, cribbing and a traveling...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction...
    • 1917 June 23
    • Wrecked snowshed cribbing

    • View of rocks, dirt and timber debris from a retaining wall for a snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows eroded slopes and damaged wooden cribbing.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Debris--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad facilities--Washington (State)--King...
    • 1917 July 20

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