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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
    • 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
    • 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?
    • 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.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Reinforced concrete construction--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1917 October 4
    • 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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    • 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
    • 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.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Tunnels--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.
    • 1917 November 15
    • 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 [?]
    • 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.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Erosion--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Landslides--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad tracks--Washington (State)--King...
    • 1917 October 26
    • 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
    • Group portrait

    • View of women, children and a dog in a posed group portrait probably in King County, Washington. The women wear dresses with lace or sailor collars, full pleated skirts and upswept hairstyles. A boy wears knickers and a sailor shirt with a scarf....
    • King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Children--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Cross dressing--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; People--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Women--Washington (State)--King...
    • [1917 July 6]
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Clouds--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Valleys--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.
    • [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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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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    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad maintenance & repair--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Retaining...
    • [1917?]
    • 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 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.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Debris--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad facilities--Washington (State)--King...
    • 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.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Avalanches--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Debris--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington...
    • 1917 May 20
    • 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

    • 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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    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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 &...
    • 1917 May 10
    • 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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    • 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 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.
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • Snowshed construction

    • View of snowshed construction near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Workers move timbers for a covered snowshed over double Great Northern Railway tracks. Traveling cranes are on the wooden snowshed. Shows rock debris and fire damaged trees...
    • 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 September 30
    • 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 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

    • View of wooden scaffolding on a snowshed retaining wall near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows rebar for concrete buttresses.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.) y 1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Reinforced concrete construction--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1917 September 8
    • Snowshed construction

    • Construction workers are near Great Northern Railway tracks, piles of lumber and a frame snowshed under construction near Stevens Pass in 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.; Railroad facilities--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1917 September 20
    • 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

    • 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.
    • 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?]
    • 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...
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroads--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Snowsheds--Washington...
    • 1917 October 30
    • 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
    • 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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    • Snowshed construction

    • Construction workers use ropes to lift timbers for frame cribbing at a snowshed construction site near Stevens Pass in King County, Washington. Workers stand near stacks of lumber and on Great Northern Railway tracks.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Construction--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction...
    • 1917 October 7

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