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  • All fields: Railroad construction workers--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.
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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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    • 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
    • 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 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

    • 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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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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 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

    • 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 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

    • Workers stand on frame scaffolding for a snowshed near Stevens Pass (King County), Washington. Shows rebar and concrete molds for concrete buttresses.
    • Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)--1910-1920.; King County (Wash.)--1910-1920.; Railroad construction & maintenance--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.; Railroad construction workers--Washington (State)--King County--1910-1920.;...
    • 1917 October 3
    • 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.
    • 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

    • 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 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.
    • 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?]
    • 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

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