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    • Snowshed

    • View of a wooden snowshed over Great Northern Railway tracks near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows snow on the snowshed roof, construction equipment and a freight car.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad...
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    • Snow on a snowshed

    • Workers shovel snow off the roof of a frame snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows a wooden traveling crane and piles of lumber.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction &...
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    • Snowshed construction

    • View of construction workers and a crane on Great Northern Railway tracks near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Men use cables to maneuver a box probably filled with concrete. Shows rebar, wooden concrete molds, and the snowshed built...
    • 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...
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    • Snow slide

    • Workers shovel snow from the wooden snowshed roof near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Packed snow from a snowslide is on a hillside. Shows debris on the snowshed roof.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction...
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    • Snowshed construction

    • Construction workers guide a bucket suspended on a chain over concrete molds and rebar. Shows Great Northern Railway tracks under a wooden snowshed with concrete support walls near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snowsheds--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.
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    • Snowshed wall

    • Construction of a wooden snowshed wall beside Great Northern Railway tracks near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Workers are on tracks or beside molds for rebar and concrete supports. Shows a narrow gauge supply car on top of the wall and...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad facilities--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Reinforced...
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    • Damaged snowshed wall

    • Workers with shovels stand below concrete buttresses. Shows lumber debris and a snowshed wall damaged possibly by a rock slide near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington.
    • 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...
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    • Rotary snowplow

    • Blown snow from a locomotive and rotary snowplow on probably Great Northern Railway tracks in King County, Washington.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.
    • 1911 [?] May 20
    • Rotary snowplow

    • Blown snow from a locomotive and rotary snowplow on probably Great Northern Railway tracks in King County, Washington.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad snowplow locomotives--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snow removal--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.
    • 1911 [?] May 20
    • Rock slide

    • Men stand on the roof of a concrete retaining wall for a snowshed near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Boulders from a rock or snowslide are piled on the roof near a stack of lumber, ladders and a wooden tripod.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Retaining walls--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Rocks--Washington (State)--King...
    • 1914 April 27
    • Cabin construction

    • Men pose in deep snow beside frame cabins in probably King County, Washington. Shows a frame building under construction, snow drifts and tree covered mountains.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Building construction--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Cabins--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snow--Washington (State)--King...
    • 1914 April 28?
    • Derailment, Great Northern Railway

    • Workers in overalls hold shovels and stand beside a Great Northern Railway locomotive and a derailed freight car near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Shows piles of lumber for snowshed construction, and eroded, fire damaged mountain slopes.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Lumber--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad accidents--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1914 July 21
    • Rock slide

    • A Marion steam shovel, Model 40 moves rocks from a rock slide or snowslide on Great Northern Railway tracks in King County, Washington. Men use shovels to move rocks. Shows a wooden snowshed and fire damaged trees on a mountain.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Digging--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington...
    • 1917
    • Snowshed construction

    • View of snowshed construction on Great Northern Railway tracks near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Shows workmen on tracks, stacks of timber beams, and a Marion steam shovel, Model 40, on an eroded hillside. Fire damaged trees are on the...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad facilities--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1917
    • Scenic Hot Springs

    • A man poses on cross-country skis in front of the Scenic Hot Springs Hotel, built by the Great Northern Railway Company as a destination resort, in Scenic (King County), Washington. The log and frame three-story hotel has a gambrel roof with dormer...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Scenic Hot Springs Hotel (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Scenic (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Hotels--Washington (State)--Scenic--1910-1920.; Skiing--Washington (State)--Scenic--1910-1920.
    • 1917 April 29
    • Great Northern locomotive

    • View of a Great Northern Railway locomotive on tracks at Embro (King County), Washington. Workers and a construction excavator are on a wooden snowshed roof. Mountains are in the distance.
    • 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 August 16
    • Man with rifle

    • A man stands beside Great Northern Railway tracks and poses with a rifle, probably near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. The man wears a hat, suspenders and work boots. Shows a frame building supported by wooden beams on a steep hillside.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Rifles--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Shooting--Washington (State)--King...
    • 1917 August 16
    • Snowshed at Embro

    • View of a wooden snowshed under construction at Embro (King County), Washington. Laborers work beside Great Northern Railway tracks, a locomotive, and freight cars filled with probably sand. Shows frame buildings, piles of rebar and lumber.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Embro (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroad freight...
    • 1917 August 17
    • Snowshed construction

    • Snowshed construction on the Great Northern Railway line near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Shows freight trains, lumber piles, a traveling construction crane, timber cribbing and a snowshed. Signs on frame buildings read: "Horse Shoe...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Construction--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1917 August 21
    • Snowshed construction

    • View of Great Northern Railway freight cars and tracks near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Workmen stand on wooden platforms beside concrete pipes.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Culverts--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction...
    • 1917 August 22
    • Men on snowshed

    • View of workmen with shovels and small gauge construction tracks on top of a wooden snowshed at probably Embro (King County), Washington. Frame buildings in Embro are beside Great Northern Railway tracks and freight cars.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Embro (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroad...
    • 1917 August 24
    • Snowshed construction

    • View of the construction of a framed timber snowshed beside Great Northern Railway tracks near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Freight cars filled with probably sand are on tracks near piles of rebar. Shows a traveling crane, frame...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad facilities--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1917 August 25
    • 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
    • Snowshed construction

    • Workmen are on Great Northern Railway tracks or on a snowshed roof during construction or repair, near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows a wooden traveling crane, freight cars, cribbing, and piles of rocks and timber debris on the...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Debris--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1917 July 14
    • Snow shed construction

    • View of construction of a snowshed near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Workmen are on Great Northern Railway tracks or on the shed roof with a traveling crane. Shows debris from a rock slide 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 construction &...
    • 1917 July 14
    • 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
    • Mountains

    • Aerial view of mountains, along the route of the Great Northern Railway, possibly near Stevens Pass in the Cascade Range in King County, Washington. Shows deforested patches, dense trees and snow in the distance.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Deforestation--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Cascade Range--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Mountains--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.
    • 1917 July 22
    • Man on snow drift

    • A man with a narrow brimmed hat leans against packed snow from a snowslide, on a mountain slope probably on the route of the Great Northern Railway, possibly near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Shows tree trunks and deep snow.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Trees--Washington (State)--1910-1920.
    • 1917 July 22
    • Fire damage

    • Aerial view of a valley possibly near Stevens Pass (King County), probably along the route of the Great Northern Railway, Washington. Shows fire damaged trees and barren mountain slopes.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Deforestation--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Cascade Range--1910-1920.; Forest fires--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Mountains--Washington (State)--1910-1920.
    • 1917 July 22
    • Group portrait

    • Men, women and children, probably passengers, pose on a dirt road in Washington State. The women wear hats with fabric or ribbon bands, loose fitting blouses, long skirts, and belted jackets. The men wear hats or caps and suits. The children wear...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Children--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; People--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Women--Washington (State)--1910-1920.
    • 1917 July 29
    • Group under snow arch

    • Men, women and children, probably railroad passengers, pose under an arch of packed snow near the Great Northern Railway route in King County or Chelan County, Washington. A narrow creek flows into a wooden chute or flume. The men wear suits and...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Passengers--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Snow--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Women--Washington (State)--1910-1920.
    • 1917 July 29
    • Group at Cascade Tunnel

    • Men, women and children stand and pose on Great Northern Railway tracks in front of the Cascade Tunnel in King County or Chelan County, Washington. Women wear hats, long skirts and blouses; men wear suits, ties and hats or caps. Children wear hats,...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; People--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Railroad facilities--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Washington (State)--1910-1920.; Tunnels--Washington (State)--1910-1920.
    • 1917 July 29
    • Embro

    • Men stand on Great Northern Railway tracks near flat bed cars at a snowshed construction site in Embro (King County), Washington. An excavator clears away rocks, probably from a snow or rock slide.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Embro (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroads--Washington...
    • 1917 July 7
    • 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 construction

    • Workmen stand on piles of lumber at a snowshed near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Shows a wooden traveling crane, cribbing and Great Northern Railway tracks in the tunnel. Fire damaged trees are on the steep hillside.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Forest fires--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction &...
    • 1917 July 9
    • Snowpack

    • Men stand beside packed snow from a snowslide near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Workers stand on timber snowshed scaffolding.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction...
    • 1917 July 9
    • Boy in snow

    • A boy wears a hat and a cardigan sweater with lapels and poses beside deep snow probably from a snowslide near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows a wooden snowshed roof and fire damaged trees on a mountain.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Boys--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snow--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.
    • 1917 June 10
    • 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
    • Snow on snowshed roof

    • Men hold shovels and stand on a wooden snowshed roof near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows packed snow, probably from a snowslide. A wooden diversion flume moves water to the roof top to soften the snow. Shows fire damaged trees on the...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Flumes--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington...
    • 1917 June 10
    • Snow removal

    • Workmen hold shovels and move snow from the roof of a wooden snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Packed snow is in a ravine on a fire damaged hillside.
    • 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 maintenance &...
    • 1917 June 13
    • Rock slide at snowshed

    • A workman walks on Great Northern Railway tracks beside a snowshed near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Shows piles of rocks cleared from tracks, stacks of lumber and fire damaged trees on the mountain.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Rocks--Washington (State)--King...
    • 1917 June 13
    • 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
    • Embro Wn.

    • Men in jackets and fedoras pose beside Great Northern Railway tracks, derailed freight cars and a steam locomotive with a traveling crane in Embro (King County), Washington. Shows construction debris and wrecked track on the ground.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad accidents--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad freight cars--Washington...
    • 1917 June 20 [?]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Embro

    • Men stand on a platform beside derailed freight cars filled with rocks in Embro (King County), Washington. Stacks of supplies are piled beside Great Northern Railway tracks. A steam locomotive and traveling crane are near frame buildings. Shows an...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Embro (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroad accidents--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington...
    • 1917 June 29
    • Embro

    • A steam powered "Bucyrus" traveling crane and a Great Northern Railway freight car filled with rocks are in Embro (King County), Washington. Shows workers on a flat bed car or between tracks. A frame building sign reads: "Grant Smith & Company,...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.; Railroad freight cars--Washington (State)--Embro--1910-1920.
    • 1917 June 29
    • 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

    • A traveling crane is near Great Northern Railway tracks and deep snow is in a ravine near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows a wooden flume for water diversion over the snow.
    • 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.; Snow--Washington...
    • 1917 June 30

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