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  • All fields: Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.
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    • 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.
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    • 1917 June 20 [?]
    • Tye, Wn.

    • View of frame buildings, wooden covered walkways, a coal tower, and freight cars on Great Northern Railway tracks in Tye (King County), Washington. Shows fire damaged trees on eroded hillsides.
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    • 1917 May 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.
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    • 1917 June 30
    • Snowshed construction

    • A man stands on Great Northern Railway tracks at a wooden snowshed near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. A workman is on the snowshed roof beside a traveling crane. Shows piles of lumber and debris.
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    • [1917?]
    • 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.
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    • 1917 June 23
    • Eroded slope

    • Men stand on Great Northern Railway tracks destroyed by probably a rock slide on an eroded mountainside in King County, Washington. Shows fire damaged trees on the slope and a portion of a wooden snowshed.
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    • 1917 October 26
    • 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.
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    • 1917 August 22
    • 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.
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    • 1917
    • 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.
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    • 1917 July 20
    • 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...
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    • 1917 June 10
    • Snowshed repair

    • Workmen stand on wooden cribbing for a snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows timber beams on the ground, probably damaged by a snowslide. Packed snow is on the hillside beside the men.
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    • [1917?]
    • 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.
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    • 1917 August 16
    • 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.
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    • 1917 September 8
    • 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,...
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    • 1917 June 29
    • Great Northern Railway derailment

    • Men stand on Great Northern Railway tracks near freight cars and a derailed caboose in probably Embro (King County), Washington. Frame buildings and a smokestack are beside tracks. Shows a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railroad car, a...
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    • 1917 May 25
    • 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.
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    • 1917 August 24
    • 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...
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    • 1917 June 29
    • Snow slide

    • A man stands in deep snow in front of a snow pile on a slope near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows lumber debris, cables, a shovel and probably the roof of a snowshed. Fire damaged trees are on the mountain.
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    • 1917 May 20
    • Snow slide

    • Men stand and pose beside a pile of snow, probably from a snowslide near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows timber debris and fire damaged trees on the steep mountain slope.
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    • 1917 May 20
    • 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.
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    • 1917 June 10
    • Snowshed debris

    • View of lumber debris from a snowshed in probably King County, Washington. Shows loose rocks and dirt and damaged wooden cribbing.
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    • 1917 August 5
    • 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.
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    • 1917 June 17
    • Snow shed repair

    • Workmen stand on damaged wooden snow fence structures on probably a snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows wooden and concrete retaining walls and a traveling crane.
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    • [1917?]
    • Rotary snowplow

    • Blown snow from a locomotive and rotary snowplow on probably Great Northern Railway tracks in King County, Washington.
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    • 1911 [?] May 20
    • Rotary snowplow

    • Blown snow from a locomotive and rotary snowplow on probably Great Northern Railway tracks in King County, Washington.
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    • 1911 [?] May 20
    • Snowshed construction

    • Views of workers on a wooden snowshed and on lumber on freight cars on Great Northern Railway tracks near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Smoke rises from a traveling crane.
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    • 1917 September 30
    • Snowshed construction

    • Workers and a traveling crane are on a snowshed roof in King County, Washington. Shows a pile of timber posts and fire damaged trees on a hillside near Stevens Pass.
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    • 1917 October 18
    • Snowpack

    • Men stand beside packed snow from a snowslide near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Workers stand on timber snowshed scaffolding.
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    • 1917 July 9
    • Snowpack

    • Men hold shovels and stand on a snow covered snowshed roof near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows timber debris and block and tackle cables. Fire damaged trees are nearby.
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    • 1917 May 10
    • Snowshed construction

    • Construction workers pose at a snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Men stand on timber posts near a traveling crane and a concrete retaining wall.
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    • [1917?]
    • East Portal, Martin Creek Tunnel

    • A man in a suit and hat stands on Great Northern Railway tracks at what is identified as the Martin Creek tunnel in King County, Washington. A cable is looped around a wooden support pillar.
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    • 1917 November 15
    • 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...
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    • 1917 April 29
    • 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.
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    • 1914 April 28?
    • Fire damage

    • Aerial view of a fire damaged mountain slope, probably along the route of the Great Northern Railway, in the Cascade Range in possibly King County, Washington. Shows tree trunks and rocks on the deforested slope.
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    • [1917]
    • Fire damage

    • Aerial view of a fire damaged mountain slope, probably along the route of the Great Northern Railway, in the Cascade Range in possibly King County, Washington. Shows tree trunks and rocks on the deforested slope.
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    • 1917 October 17
    • 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.
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    • 1917 July 22
    • Mountain valley

    • Low clouds are in a valley, possibly near Stevens Pass, in King County, Washington. Shows a wooden snowshed roof and a frame building on a Great Northern Railway grade.
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    • [1917?]
    • 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.
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    • 1917 July 22
    • Fire damage

    • Aerial view of a valley and burned trees on steep slopes probably near the route of the Great Northern Railway in the Cascade Range in possibly King County, Washington.
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    • 1917 October 7
    • 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.
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    • 1917 July 22
    • 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.
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    • 1917 June 13
    • 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.
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    • Snowshed construction

    • Workers move wooden debris from a snowshed retaining wall near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows a wooden traveling crane, smoke above a Marion Steam Shovel, and loose rock in a ravine.
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    • [1917?]
    • Snowshed construction

    • Workmen move gravel from Great Northern Railway freight cars at a snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Steam rises from a locomotive. Shows a traveling crane, piles of lumber, an eroded hillside and narrow gauge tracks on...
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    • 1917 October 30
    • 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...
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    • 1917 July 29
    • Snowshed construction

    • Workers stand on frame scaffolding for a snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows rebar and concrete molds for concrete buttresses.
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    • 1917 October 3
    • Snowshed repair

    • View of damaged concrete buttresses on a retaining wall near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows rebar and wooden debris.
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    • 1917 October 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.
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    • 1917 July 7
    • 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.
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    • Construction

    • A man stands on a retaining wall roof beside a supply car near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows frame scaffolding and forms, rebar, Great Northern Railway tracks and fire damaged hillsides.
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    • 1917 October 4

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